NIKI SIMS, CLOSING AGENT
Niki moved to Cleveland in the fall of 1990 to attend Cleveland State and after a brief move to the North Georgia area, she couldn’t wait to return to Cleveland and make it her permanent home. Her working career has included 5 years in retail and 5 years in banking, which led to her current job as a closing agent. Niki first came to work at Varnell, Burns & Sharp, P.C. on April 1, 2001. She left BHK in the Summer of 2015 and after a short time away, returned home in the Fall of 2016.
KATHY ERVIN, POST-CLOSING PROCESSOR
Kathy began working for Buns, Henry & Kirksey, P.C. in 1992 when it was known as Varnell, Burns & Sharp. Kathy brings more than ten years of banking experience in the lending field. She is married to Andy Ervin and they have two grown children. Casey and Haley who have both given them adorable grandchildren. Kathy loves to play golf, hike and spend time with her family most of all.
zoe renfro, PROCESSOR
Zoe is a native Texan. She moved to West Tennessee in 1999, then to Cleveland in 2003. She received a B.B.A. and M.Ed. at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, and a M.Div. from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. After 30 years of experience in Education, 16 in Texas and 14 in Tennessee, she retired and joined the mortgage lending department of a local bank. She has had a variety of experiences, both paid and volunteer positions, throughout her life. She loves Cleveland because it reminds her of the town she grew up in. She has two fur babies; Sugar, a 14 year old gray tabby cat, and Patches, a 10 year old calico cat. She enjoys singing, square dancing, and exploring the outdoors.
KIM SCHNECK, REAL ESTATE LEGAL ASSISTANT
Kim began working as a real estate legal assistant shortly after graduating in 1998 from Cleveland State Community College with an Associate of Applied Science Legal Assistant degree. She has worked for several title companies and has continued her legal assistant studies along the way at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Kim lives in Cleveland, Tennessee and enjoys time with her husband, Randy and their two children, Kayley and Rand.
KAY CAMPBELL, LEGAL ASSISTANT
Kay Campbell joined Burns, Henry & Kirksey, P.C. in January 2015. She attended Emmanuel College in Franklin Spring, Georgia. Kay brings more than twenty-five years of legal experience in the legal field and specifically in real estate law. Kay and her husband move to Cleveland from Rhode Island to be near their two children and four grandchildren and she enjoys spoiling them!
BRITTANY DAVIS, CLOSING COORDINATOR
Brittany was born in Rochester, NY. She has lived in the South for the majority of her life. She graduated in 2010 from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, a minor in Economics and a concentration in Acquisition Management. She resides in Ooltewah with her husband Russ and two children, Aleksander and Alina. Brittany brings a background in banking as well as significant title experience. Much to the disappointment of the office, she is a diehard Ohio State fan.
TIFFANY TATE, CLIENT SUPPORT
Tiffany Tate was born in Colorado Springs, CO. She was raised in Cleveland, TN. She attended Cleveland State and UTC and has a background in customer service and office administration. Her favorite vacation spot is Florida’s Gulf Coast and she loves to travel, hike, eat pizza, and spend time on the river with family and friends! Go Steelers!
BARBARA BAXTER, CLOSING AGENT
Cleveland native and businesswoman, Barbara Baxter, brings with her 37 years of local banking experience, as well as her involvement in numerous civic and non-profit organizations in the Cleveland/Bradley County area. She is married to her husband, Randy, of 36 years and is a member of Valley Head United Methodist Church where she serves as Treasurer.
AMANDA WALDRON, LEGAL ASSISTANT
Amanda Waldron joined Burns, Henry & Kirksey, P.C. in December of 2018. She started working with a local law firm shortly after graduating from Walker Valley High School in May 2009. Her career path has given her eight years of legal experience. She is the proud mother of a little boy. Her faith, family, and trips to the beach are the most important things to her!