Meet Our Team


We are a team of escrow professionals dedicated to providing our clients with white-glove service while pursuing ways to improve ourselves and our industry. We’re animated by our values, committed to our mission, and focused on being the best in our industry.


Jay Mills

Vice President, Operations

Jay is responsible for all aspects of Growth and Business Development for Vylla’s large and rapidly growing Escrow Company. Maintaining and developing existing client relationships to mutually promote both parties and exponentially increase revenue and revenue streams. Jay has decades of experience in the Escrow industry and leads a STRONG team who are high touch customer service experts, driven to exceed our clients’ expectations.

Marissa Sanchez

Senior Escrow Officer

Marissa joined our team in the fall of 2019 and brings over 30 years of experience to our family. In addition to experience with broker owned, title company and independent escrow companies, she also has several years of experience in a high volume resale title unit. Marissa’s primary focus is customer satisfaction and close attention to detail. Away from the office, Marissa enjoys spending time with her family including her 7 grandchildren which are the light of her life.

Michele Rene Wood

Senior Escrow Officer

With over 37 years of experience in the escrow industry, Michele Rene Wood, specializes in the servicing of high-end residential resale, commercial, business start-ups, team leadership and training, her lengthy career has been grounded in Southern California from Malibu to Beverly Hills, and even as far as the Hawaiian Islands.

As an expert in escrow, Michele maintains the highest of standards and her diplomatic communication, is a quality that sets her apart from the rest.

Michele is a classically trained musician, an avid researcher of the sciences, healthy living, and in her free time, she enjoy cooking, weight training and practicing yoga.

A 4th generation native of California, Michele resides in Manhattan Beach, has three daughters, and is blessed to be the grandmother to Elijah Kai Liam!


At Vylla Escrow, Inc. we define the standard of excellence in the escrow industry. Our team of exceptional Escrow practitioners consistently deliver the highest level of service, integrity, knowledge and caring on each and every transaction that we handle.

The Bedrock our business is built upon are the relationships with our clients who have an appreciation of our company goals and value partnering with an organization that understands how personally and directly our work impacts our customers. We take the Trust placed in us very seriously and consistently strive to deliver a seamless closing experience, whether we are handling your first or 500th transaction with us.


At Vylla Escrow, our team is driven by our common core values.

When you work with Vylla you’ll discover those values are:

  • Honesty
  • Teamwork
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Service
  • Dedication
  • Excellence
  • Dependability


Are you interested in a career in Escrow?

If so, there may be a place on our team for you.

Email your resume to together with your letter of introduction telling us about yourself, your career goals and interests and let’s start a conversation about your future.