Meet the VAST Abstract Team
VAST has a team of title professionals that are here to work for you. We all share the common goal of closing on your real estate transaction and work diligently to meet your timeframe.
VAST has a streamlined process in place to quickly and correctly deliver clear property titles.
Alfred G. Vasta Jr.
Freddy is a licensed title officer in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He has worked as a PA & NJ Licensed Title Agent since 2004, is well-versed in the closing process, fluent in Spanish, and feels right at home in all types of title transactions. He started his career in the title industry at a title agency in New Jersey and then onto a local title company in Easton, Pennsylvania. Freddy opened VAST Abstract, LLC in Bethlehem in August, 2011.
Freddy is a graduate of Gettysburg College, Past-President of the Moravian Academy Alumni Association, former member of the Moravian Academy Board of Trustees, Current Chapter President of the Pennsylvania Land Title Association, Member of the American Land Title Association, and continued sponsor of the Greater Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors.
He resides in Coopersburg, PA with his wife and two daughters. Freddy enjoys spending time outdoors and is an avid runner and sailor.
Chris was born and raised in the Lehigh Valley, and currently resides in Emmaus with his wife and son.
Chris started in the Title Insurance industry with a local title company in August, 2004. He worked there for 6 years, where he obtained firsthand experience of what the title insurance industry is all about. In January 2010, Chris joined another local title company the Operations Manager, where he handled the day to day operations of the office, including the title and settlements for six years.
In June 2014, Chris became a Licensed title agent, to expand and grow his knowledge in the title insurance industry, but also to provide quality service to the customers he serves.
Chris joined the VAST Abstract team in June 2016 as a closer, not only to continue his growth and knowledge in the Title Insurance Industry, but to help VAST Abstract grow. He is thrilled to be a part of VAST!
Pete has BS in Business Management from Bloomsburg University and 19 years of settlement experience.
He is a notary public in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Member of the Pennsylvania Association of Notaries,
National Association of Notaries, and Certified Signing Agent. His thorough knowledge of settlement documents make closings simple and easy with Pete!
Jim Andrews began his title career at the age of 16, as a title researcher in Philadelphia. He has worked for several national title underwriters in the areas of searching, underwriting, marketing and management. Additionally he owned his own title agency for over 10 years.
Throughout his more than 46 years in the industry, he has served on many committees for both the PA and NJ Land Title Associations. In 1990, he earned his designation of Certified Land Title Professional by the Pennsylvania Land Title Institute. He has previously taught industry related courses for Penn State University, The Pennsylvania Land Title Institute, the D. M. Scott Real Estate Institute and the Pennsylvania Insurance Department for Continuing Education and Continuing Legal Education. Jim is also a past-president of the Phillipsburg, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce and currently holds title producer licenses in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He is also a notary public in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey
Lucy has over fifteen years of experience in the financial industry. Her experiences on Wall Street have helped her adapt to the diverse needs of our clients and to operate a streamline process successfully. Lucy enjoyed working for a local real estate office prior to joining the VAST team. Once she joined the VAST team, she began processing titles. Her combined skills and experiences empower her to contribute her very best. Lucy is fluent in Spanish.
Lisa Andrews graduated from Shippensburg University with a degree in Business Administration. She worked in many departments over the years but most of her time was in Finance area or Human Resources of Buzzi Unicem USA, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Lisa has been doing the bookkeeping for abstract companies since 1996. She is known in our office as “Eagle Eye”.
Teresa Krall joined Vast Abstract in 2012 bringing with her 30+ years experience in the Real Estate Industry.
Having first obtained her Maryland Real Estate license in 1984, then a Pennsylvania Real Estate license in 1997 where she worked exclusively with New Construction and Re-Sale home buyers and as Company Administrator.
She became a paralegal while working with a local attorney and title company doing title searches and title document preparation.
She, and her family re-located to Pennsylvania in 1991 where along with her husband Mike, they now enjoy spending time with their 7 children and 12 grandchildren.
Veronica started with Vast Abstract in 2011. Having 19 years of experience, Veronica has experience in all aspects of the title industry and is also fluent in Spanish.
She prides herself in giving the highest quality service to our customers. In her spare time she loves to spend time with her family.