Our Team

Our Team

Gordon E. Sauer

Founder & President

Gordon E. Sauer is a native Texan – born and raised in the Fredericksburg area. His great, great grandfather was one of the first German families to immigrate from Germany and settle in the Fredericksburg area ..

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in the late 1840’s. Gordon holds a degree in animal science from Texas A&M University and a Juris Doctorate from St. Mary’s University.

After graduating from law school in 1968, he returned to Fredericksburg where he opened a law practice and started Hill Country Titles, Inc. in 1970. Gordon currently serves as a Trustee of Hill Country Memorial Hospital and has been actively involved with many local area organizations and community projects.

Gordon is very active in the cattle industry and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Texas Southwest Cattle Raisers Association, an organization of 17,000 members. He is currently serving as Chairman of the Property Rights and Tax Committee.

Ryan W. Sauer

Owner & Vice President

Ryan W. Sauer grew up in Fredericksburg. He has a degree in agricultural economics from Texas A&M University and completed the Ranch Management Program at Texas Christian University.

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Ryan served as the operations manager for Sauer Cattle Company from 2006-2014. He joined Hill Country Titles in 2014 and purchased the business from his dad in 2016. Ryan is responsible for ensuring the organization maintains compliance with new federal regulations.

Ryan is committed to ensuring clients receive the best experience at Hill Country Titles.

Tina Merz

Director of Operations


Allison Turrentine

Director of Escrow Services


Paula New

Director of Business Dev.


Alana Logue

Becky Mazurek

Jeanna Schuessler

Jeraldine Pehl

Katie Tewksbury

Kendra Pesek

Linda Kneese

Lindsay Kammlah

Megan Geistweidt

Misti Sutton

Stacey Moellering