About Us

Deidre L. Gurney

Deidre Gurney is the Manager and Founder of Windward Title. She established the company in April of 2018; however, she has been in the real estate industry since 1993.

Personal

Deidre considers herself a Florida native as she was born in Massachusetts, but her family moved to Florida when she was 2 weeks old. As a matter of fact, she hasn’t lived outside of Pinellas County since moving here. Deidre considers our area home and has no plans of ever moving elsewhere.

Education

Deidre is an alumnus of the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg campus and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 2001.

Professional Experience

Beginning in 1993, Deidre worked for a Real Estate and Probate law firm where she first fell in love with real estate. Her passion for real estate continued and her career took her to the financing side of real estate where she worked as a closing manager for a large mortgage company in the early 2000s. In 2006, Deidre became a licensed title agent and has worked in the title industry ever since. She gained vital title experience working for 3 of the largest national underwriters prior to opening Windward in 2018. Over the course of her career, Deidre has closed over 20,000 transactions and looks forward to closing yours!

Sally Perez

Sally Perez is an Escrow Assistant for Windward Title and has been in the title insurance business for 10 years.

Personal

Born in Queens, New York on December 29, 1979; moved to Orlando, Florida in 1994. She has been married for 13 years to her husband Leonel and has a son name Leo. Sally has recently settled in Tampa, Florida with her family and is loving every minute of it.

Education

Sally graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice.

Professional Experience

Sally switched careers and decided to focus more on Real Estate in 2002. She started as an entry-level receptionist at a major title company and worked her way up the ladder. Sally started with Windward Title in April of 2019 and is the trusted assistant for Deidre L. Gurney, licensed title agent.