Lance is a graduate of Tulane University and Loyola Law School. He has been in and around real estate all of his life, from his father's construction company to his Aunt's success in real estate sales. Lance joined Authentic Title in 2008. He has specialized in real estate and title law for the last ten years and is a Certified Instructor for the Louisiana Real Estate Commission and a licensed title agent. He has experience in both commercial and residential real estate law.
Lance Licciardi, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Maria Gray Dolese is a licensed title agent & notary public with over 30 years of experience in the title industry. Maria has been with Authentic Title since 2001 and has served as Closing Notary and Manager since 2006. She has experience in every aspect of the closing process. Maria draws on her years of experience to deliver Best in Class service on every closing. And as the manager, Maria personally supervises every step of the closing process and thoroughly enjoys meeting our clients face to face at the closing table. She is a consummate professional and strives to make every closing an informative, smooth and stress free transaction.
Maria Gray Dolese
Office Manager / Closing Notary
In 1993 Melinda began working for a national title company reviewing property abstracts for possible title issues and producing title commitments. She starting working for Authentic Title in 2001 and is now the lead Notarial Specialist. She is well versed in all aspects of titles including clearing titles, settlement statements, closings and escrow policies. Melinda understands the importance of each deal to all of those involved. She strives to provide an outstanding experience for all parties, even if it means going above and beyond what is required.
Rose has worked in the title industry for over thirty years. She began her career with The Louisiana Attorney General’s office handling closings for state owned properties. In 1997 she began working for Authentic Title. Rose is a Notarial Assistant for Authentic Title and takes pride in meeting and beating deadlines, so that the homeowners and all other participating parties, lenders and realtors, can enjoy a smooth and seamless closing experience.
Lauren joined Authentic Title in 2017 and performs a variety of duties throughout the closing process. Her thirst for knowledge and aptitude for details makes her the perfect addition to the Authentic Title team. Her years of experience in customer service drive her to always provide a smooth and accommodating experience. Lauren brings many strengths to the table and strives to make the closing process effortless for new home buyers.
Post Closing Clerk
Anne brings over 20 years of sales and service solutions to Authentic Title. She truly believes in providing the best possible service and value to the Authentic Title clients. Her goals, and Authentic Title’s goals, include creating long term industry relationships that provide added value to our clients by accelerating and simplifying the process to purchase their home or real estate investment.
Sales and Marketing
Jerry is the newest addition to the Authentic Title team and brings with him 30 years of banking experience. He has worked in all areas of the bank from operations to sales and compliance. As a lifelong New Orleans resident, he brings the necessary knowledge, skills and experience to move Authentic forward in this new regulatory age of the title insurance industry.
Jerry has been and continues to be actively involved in numerous community service and social organizations. He was most recently the president of the Carrollton Rotary Club, Vice Chairman of the Times Picayune Doll and Toy Fund and past president of the Fathers’ Club of the Academy of the Sacred Heart of New Orleans.
Compliance, Sales and Marketing