Kristi Wilder Maddox
Kristi Wilder Maddox is the founder and President of First Priority Title Company, Inc. With nearly three decades of experience in the title industry, she founded FPTCI in 1991, and has continually operated and grown the business since its inception. Kristi is well-known for her positive “can-do” attitude, and her knowledge and personality are exactly what you want and need for success from contract to closing. Highly experienced in the intricacies of the title industry, her reputation for success ensures the closings are done correctly, and all parties leave happy and satisfied. Kristi works with realtors, buyers, sellers, commercial and residential lenders, banks, credit unions, developers, contractors and investors on a daily basis. She truly always makes you her FIRST PRIORITY!
Happily married for 21 years, Kristi has one son who attends the Haslam School of Business at The University of Tennessee. She lives on a farm and enjoys hunting, fishing, concerts, NASCAR, traveling and time spent with friends and family. She is a Board Member of the Better Business Bureau for Greater East Tennessee.
A. Nicole Troutt
Nicole Troutt is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Tennessee, where she was a member of the chancellor’s Honor Program earning her Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and business. Nicole is a graduate of Nashville School of Law, where she earned the Dean’s Award. She is currently pursuing her Master’s of Business Administration at the University of Tennessee. After law school, Nicole served as an Associate Attorney at O’Connor, Petty, Child, Boswell and Piper, PLLC, and then began her journey as General Counsel for First Priority Title Company, Inc. Clients are well-served by her experience in the acquisition, development, and sale of real property. She conducts title searches and is a licensed Title Agent. Nicole’s practice includes the representation of clients in business transactions, the representation of landlords, banking, and wills and estates. She is a member of: the Tennessee Land Title Association, serving on the Legislative committee; Knoxville Bar Association, serving on the Judicial Committee; Tennessee Bar Association; American Land Title Association; and the American Inns of Court.
Nicole is married and has four children. Her hobbies include spending time with her family, running, swimming and knitting.
Stacy K. Wilder
After completing his education at East Tennessee State University, Stacy relocated to Knoxville and began his career in the title industry. With over 20 years of experience, his dedication, attention to detail and vast wealth of knowledge --- not only the loan process, but also Estates, Foreclosures, REO Properties --- make him an invaluable asset to FPTCI.
Stacy strives to build and maintain relationships to ensure a smooth transaction from contract to close. Stacy enjoys sports, outdoors, cooking and spending time with his dogs.