Tab joined Gateway Title in February 2013, bringing a broad array of experience and skill sets to his role as Business Development Director. Born and raised on a farm in East Tennessee, Tab first moved to Murfreesboro in 2002 to study communications and political science at MTSU. During his college years he worked as Press Intern for Senator Lamar Alexander and later as Marketing Assistant for the Tennessee Titans. Upon graduation he accepted a Marketing Director position with Margaritville Inc., helping to manage the corporate division of singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett’s various business enterprises.
In 2009, Tab accepted a fellowship at the University of Memphis to pursue a Master of City and Regional Planning degree and later became Program and Communications Director for the Nashville non-profit, Cumberland Region Tomorrow, before joining Gateway Title. He is currently also pursuing his law degree at the Nashville School of Law.
Tab and his wife Layne Draper-Talbott, Principal at East Side Elementary in Shelbyville, and their twins, Knox and Delayney, live in the Christiana Community and are members of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church. Tab is also currently involved in Murfreesboro Young Professionals and Main Street Murfreesboro.
“I feel privileged to be part of such a great team of talented and experienced individuals as I work to advance Gateway Title’s reputation as a trusted and professional source in the Title industry.”