Roger Walcott – Senior Closing Officer
Roger has been in the mortgage and title industry since 1984. His experience and integrity make him one of the most trusted people in Grand Rapids. A graduate of both South Christian and Calvin College, he brings strong commitment and values to all he does.
Traci Machinchick – Senior Closing Officer
Traci has been involved in the mortgage and title industry since 1993. She is a leader in the field of construction and development closings. Grand Rapids developers have come to rely on Traci for smooth management of complex title and closing matters.
Bill Gelineau – Licensed Title Examiner
Bill has been fortunate to work with the very best in the business. Previously part of the First American Agency staff and First American Title for over a decade, he most recently worked as Title Manager for a large Grand Rapids area agent since 2008.
Wendy Hill – Policy and Recording Specialist
Wendy has been around the title industry for 17 years. She assists with both title and escrow and helps us to provide great customer service by offering mobile closings at our customers convenience.
Andrew Hall – Licensed Title Examiner
Andrew has been involved in the mortgage and title industry since 2012. He is an Eagle Scout and brings his dedication and attention to detail to everything he does. Andrew is a “Jack of all trades” and our Escrow and Title Team relies on him for excellent customer service, updating commitments, and preparing closing packages for customers.
Matt Pelfrense – Closer – Lakeshore Office
Matt began his journey in the title industry at the beginning of the recent pandemic, rapidly learning the importance of integrity and the crucial nature of real estate.
A business graduate of Western Michigan University, Matt handles closings at the Lakeshore Office and assistances with the many details of the process from recordings to policy.
Outside of work, he enjoys being with family and friends, and is a big Michigan and Detroit Tigers fan. He also swings a mean 4-iron and seldom 3-putts.
Libby Stegenga – Closer – Lakeshore office
Libby graduated from culinary school in 2020. After moving out to the Lakeshore and working at a local restaurant. Libby made the big switch to escrow. I enjoy learning and developing a new set of skills.
Brenna Sluiter – Title and Closing Support – Grandville office
Linda DeMaagd – Office Support – Hastings office
My grandparents owned their own real estate company, which always made me interested in the business, and now I enjoy closing the deal to make a homeowner’s dream come true. My background is in ministry, I love helping people. The work at Abacus is satisfying and we are a great team! My husband and I have ten grandchildren who keep us busy, and we love doing all the activities with them at our lake home.