Team Biographies

Our people are among the most talented in the industry. It would be our pleasure to put our extensive experience to work for you.

John Murray ImageJohn R. Murray opened Contract Processing and Title Agency, LTD in 1999.  As the company’s Co-Owner, he is responsible for overseeing the Accounting and Information Technology departments. An expert in every aspect of closing, John is able to address any issue, large or small.  John is also the company’s original licensed title agent for Ohio and Indiana and has his Ohio Notary and performs closings for the company. Before beginning in the title industry in 1999, John was a licensed real estate agent, a licensed electrician, he owned and operated other businesses and worked as a facilities engineer for 20 years.  John has 3 children, 7 grandchildren and his beloved dog and cat that he loves to spend time with. He enjoys being outside but especially when the weather allows him to be on his motorcycle!


Mary Murray ImageMary Murray is Co-Owner of Contract Processing and Title Agency, LTD. She oversees the day to day operations of the company and staff.  Her vast knowledge of the mortgage, real estate and title industries date back to her start in 1974.  She has worked from virtually every angle in this industry which is evident daily through her work and communication with clients and employees.  Mary is a licensed title agent in the State of Indiana and has her Ohio Notary and performs closings for the company.  When she is not in the office, she enjoys cooking, working in her garden and spending time with her family.


Ashley Hinton ImageAshley Hinton is one of the company’s first employees, so she has seen Contract Processing and Title Agency, LTD grow into what you see today.  A native of Central Ohio, she began working for the family business right out of school.  She has worked at every level of the company, making her uniquely able to know what is required to ensure efficient closings.  Today, Ashley is responsible for company operations in addition to managing the account of a large investor client.  Ashley is one of the licensed title agents in Ohio and Indiana as well. Ashley enjoys outdoor activities with her husband, 2 kids, 2 dogs and 2 cats. Ashley also enjoys planning weddings & parties, photography and volunteering at her local Humane Society.


Staci Young ImageStaci Young has been with Contract Processing and Title Agency, LTD since 1999.  Staci oversees our Accounting and IT departments.  When she is not balancing or disbursing files, she handles office reconciliations and pushing out server updates to the office machines and staff. Staci is a licensed title agent in Indiana as well.  In her spare time, she enjoys watching soccer and supporting The Columbus Crew.  She also enjoys playing soccer and spending time with her husband and 2 kids in her free time.  She enjoys photography, reading and challenging herself with number puzzles.


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