Meet the Dallas Area Team

Our office in North Texas features an impressive roster of tenured title industry professionals. This experience helps provide solutions to any issues the may arise.

Executive

Lance Luna
President/COO
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Lance Luna

With 22 years of experience in the title industry, Lance is responsible for implementing corporate strategy while improving the organization’s operational efficiencies. Maintaining a firm understanding of the rules, regulations and compliance issues within a volatile real estate market is at the top of his agenda.

He is also a member of the Garland Chamber of Commerce and Texas Land Title Association. His career evolved from Residential Closer to managing multistate offices as a HUD contracted Closing Agent. As a result of his involvement in complex residential and commercial transactions, Excel Title has earned a national presence.

Lance is a Texas A&M graduate and along with his wife Jody and three children, he is a proud Aggie footfall fan and a sports enthusiast.

Jody Luna
EVP Business Development
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Jody Luna

Jody began her successful career in the real estate industry as a Realtor at age 24.  She enjoyed representing buyers and sellers in their transactions and acquired a vast understanding of the closing process from the vantage point of the real estate agent.  In 2015, she joined her husband at Excel as the Executive Vice President of Business Development, bringing new energy and fresh ideas to better serve our customers as well as enhancing the corporate culture of the company.  Her visionary leadership style for Excel involves growing the foundation of our company through employee engagement, our client base through relationships, while delivering five-star service to our customers and making meaningful contributions benefitting children in the communities we serve.

Jody holds a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Texas A&M Commerce.  She and Lance have been married over 18 years and have three wonderful children who keep them busy, Max, Honor and Ross.  Her hobbies include being a dedicated CrossFit Athlete, a runner and a passionate volunteer.

Escrow

Sydna Holbert Peña
Escrow Officer
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Sydna Holbert Peña

Sydna has been part of the Excel family for over 6 years and brings 15+ years’ experience in title insurance, which all began as a receptionist in 2001.  It is no surprise she was promoted in her very first month to escrow assistant.   She is a people person, fueled by the fast paced nature of title, the challenges each file can bring and has an exceptional eye for detail, all of which culminates to an outstanding closer.  Sydna enjoys people and building relationships with our realtors, lenders and their customers.   She has a vast knowledge in the services we provide, including residential, commercial, REO and foreclosed transactions.

Sydna enjoys spending time with her family outside of the office.  Her most enjoyable hobbies are gardening, scrapbooking and making art projects with her pre-school daughter.  She lives by the mantra of “Life is nothing without the love of your family”.