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2014 Seattle, WA   •   2013 Palm Beach, FL   •   2012 Colorado Springs, CO   •   2011 Charleston, SC   •   2010 San Diego, CA
2009 Palm Beach, FL   •   2008 Koloa, Hawaii   •   2007 Chicago, IL   •   2006 San Francisco, CA   •   2005 New York, NY


Proceedings and Audio

Did you miss an educational session at the 2014 Annual Convention? Find what you're looking for in the Online Proceedings, available exclusively to Annual Convention attendees for the first 90 days following the meeting. You'll be prompted to log in and provided with a password reminder if you need it. The proceedings will be available to all ALTA members at the end of January. While not all speakers provide handouts or agree to be recorded, you'll find a wealth of education and information in these online session materials.

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2014 Annual Convention Exhibitors

Agility Recovery
2101 Rexford Road; Suite 350E
Charlotte, NC 28211
www.atclose.com • 412-265-1029
Agility Recovery, a former division of GE, is North America’s premier provider of business continuity & disaster recovery solutions. Agility provides robust, sensible and easy-to-implement recovery solutions for an affordable monthly membership fee, providing access to temporary power, office space, communications and computer systems. For more than 25 years, Agility has ensured that businesses are there for their clients and our 100% success rate at fulfilling this promise is why our clients and partners comprise over 19,000 organizations across North America.

ALTA’s Land Title Institute
1828 L St. NW, Suite 705
Washington, DC 20036
www.landtitleinstitute.org • 202-296-3671
ALTA’s Land Title Institute (LTI) is the educational subsidiary of the American Land Title Association. LTI started with one correspondence course over 30 years ago and has evolved into an organization which offers comprehensive title industry training for everyone in your operation. Whether it’s your first day on the job or you’re looking to bolster decades of knowledge with the latest information, you can “Rely on LTI” to provide the training you need.

American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust, & Estate Law
321 N Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654
www.americanbar.org/aba.html • 312-988-5683
The ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law (RPTE) is a diverse community of nearly 22,000 U.S. and international lawyers, paralegals, real estate and financial services professionals, law students, and legal educators. We provide leadership and subject matter expertise on current regulatory and legal issues, trends, and best practices with the singular goal of empowering our members to better serve their clients.

ATG LegalServe
1 South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606
www.atglegalservice.com • 312-752-1407
ATG LegalServe, a subsidiary of Attorneys’ Title Guaranty Fund, Inc., is uniquely qualified to serve the title insurance industry. We can help you comply with the background check requirement in ALTA’s Best Practice Pillar 2. We offer 24/7 online ordering and retrieval, and our knowledgeable staff is available to help. Our solutions are tailor-made for you, affordable, and in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. For more information, visit us at www.atglegalserve.com.

Axis Technical Group
300 South Harbor Blvd, Suite 910
Anaheim, CA 92805
www.axistechnical.com • 714-491-2636
Axis Technical Group is a global business technology advisor to leading companies in the real estate, healthcare, and financial services industries. Fast, fluid and focused, our global team provides unmatched technical and business expertise. Coupled with our advanced intelligent classification and data extraction software offering, Axis AI, Axis empowers organizations to rapidly access and transform their data into relevant and actionable information. It’s not just about the technology – it’s what we can do for your business.

BeesPath
PO Box 85
Richmond, UT 84333
www.beespath.com • 435-258-5065
Securely communicating non-public information with others doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, it should be easy. BeesPath radically simplifies the way real estate financial service providers communicate with each other and their customers, making encrypted email and web portals a thing of the past. Our secure, cloud-based platform integrates bi-directional messaging, file and data exchange, and instant chat – bringing all your business communications into one easy-to-use platform.

Black Knight Financial Services, Data & Analytics
601 Riverside Ave.
Jacksonville, FL 32204
www.bkfs.com • 904-854-5310
Black Knight Data & Analytics provides end-to-end business development and production solutions for Title Underwriters and Agents. With business development tools including TitlePro247, Premium Leads marketing lists and Title Market Share, you can help your customers generate new opportunities for success and growth. Our Property Insight solutions help you perfect the search for title with Automated Title Plants, Advanced Search Technology, Title Workflow Automation and Production Services. Title companies rely on us for better performance, quality, convenience and support.

BMI Digital ReeL
1115 E Arques Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
www.digitalreel.com • 408-736-4397
BMI Digital ReeL is a microfilm conversion solution that includes the film-to-digital conversion service at our NIST compliant facility. We make exact replicas of your original microfilm or microfiche and include a software viewer that resembles a reader printer. Full text search enables quick access to any property record. Adjustable grayscale image enhancement allows users to optimize even the toughest-to-read images. Digital ReeL is available on premise or as a cloud-based hosted service.

Closers’ Choice
3601 Cardinal Point Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32257
Closerschoice.com • 904-256-0053
Closers’ Choice has been leading the industry in providing Closing Software and Title Software to Closing & Title professionals for well over 30 years. Closers’ Choice delivers efficient settlements with advanced closing features to Settlement Agents, title companies, and law firms across North America.

Cloudstar
10151 Deerwood Park Blvd, Suite 200-250
Jacksonville, FL 32256
www.mycloudstar.com • 800-340-5780
Cloudstar is a nationwide provider of data security, compliance, and cloud technology solutions for the next generation of successful title agents.

Corporation Service Company
2711 Centerville Road
Wilmington, DE 19808
www.erecording.com • 800-927-9801
Corporation Service Company® (CSC®) provides eRecording solutions that establish an electronic “bridge” between submitters of real estate documents and county offices, enabling documents to be prepared, submitted, recorded/rejected, indexed and returned quickly, efficiently and electronically. For more information, visit www.erecording.com.

Data Trace
200 Commerce
Irvine, CA 92602
www.edatatrace.com • 800-221-2056
Data Trace provides accurate real estate title search technologies and solutions. Our title solutions enable settlement services companies to quickly search and acquire historical real estate information. Beyond our title plants, Data Trace provides the solutions to help protect and grow your title business for the future.

Document Processing Solutions
590 W Lambert Rd
Brea, CA 92821-3914
dpsx.com • 714-482-2060
DPS is a customer service oriented company offering nationwide document recording and transportation solutions for all organizations involved in the post-closing process in any real estate related transaction. We work with Title Companies, Escrow Companies, Realtors, Law Firms, Banks, Lenders and Trustees. DPS processes all types of recorded residential or commercial real estate documents and is an extension to our client’s internal processes acting as a third party administrator to close a file.

Entrinsik, Inc
7721 Six Forks Rd, Suite 100
Raleigh, NC 27615
www.entrinsik.com • 888-703-0016
Entrinsik Informer delivers a total reporting solution enabling your organization to collect and analyze important data from title production systems and other data sources. Experience intuitive, easy to use business analytics and interactive dashboards readily available for all types of users, from processors to team leads and executives. To get started on a free trial, contact sales at sales@entrinsik.com or call 888-703-0016. Visit www.entrinsik.com/Informer for more details.

eRecording Partners Network
400 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55401
www.erecordingpartners.net • 888-325-3365
eRecording Partners Network (ePN) is a national eRecording service provider. ePN has built a network of hundreds of counties located across the country to receive electronic recordings. With a business strategy based on technology leadership, competitive pricing and outstanding customer support, ePN has quickly become the vendor of choice for a growing number of title companies, banks, law offices, and other submitters.

Ernst Information Services
99 Washington Avenue, Suite 309
Albany, NY 12210
www.ernstpublishing.com • 800-345-3822
Celebrating 25 years, processing over 1 billion transactions; Ernst is the partner the industry trusts in meeting CFPB requirements for GFE Blocks 3-8 with 100% guaranteed accuracy. At Ernst we produce award winning technical solutions with unparalleled data expertise. We create custom solutions for our clients using their fees and their providers. Our solutions are easily integrated with processing speeds of less than ¼ second, available through Web, XML, Mobile and Custom Fee Engine technology.

GreenFolders
200 Commerce
Irvine, CA 92602
www.greenfolders.com • 801-736-3191
GreenFolders is an electronic office management system that makes the dream of working without paper a reality. Though it’s more than just a pathway to paperless office, GreenFolders empowers you to be more efficient by eliminating the space between your desktops - connecting your staff and all your files in a single interactive collaborative environment. Visit us at www.greenfolders.com to learn more.

Habif, Arogeti, & Wynne, LLP
Five Concourse Parkway, Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA 30328
www.hawcpa.com • 404-892-9651
Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, LLP, through its ComplianceSuccesssm Program is the only CPA firm in the nation to perform ALTA Best Practices compliance benchmarking, readiness and certification reporting services. The ComplianceSuccess Program provides an independent third-party review using CPA professional standards on attestation reporting, trusted by banking and financial institutions. Our fast track approach can assess your current level of compliance and provide a remediation plan in as little as 10 days.

Medallion Analytics
22 Rutgers Road Suite 100
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
www.medallionanalytics.com • 412-327-7616
Medallion Analytics provides a suit of web-based productivity, compliance and quality tools for the title industry. Our settlement solutions extract data from documents and images throughout the closing process to help title companies automate the entire pre- and post-close settlement process. The end result is no rekeying, far fewer errors and lower cost. For more information, visit www.medallionanalytics.com.

National Notary Association
9350 De Soto Ave
Chatsworth, CA 91311
www.signingagent.com • 800-876-6827
The National Notary Association’s directory, SigningAgent.com provides easy and instant access to a nationwide network of more than 20,000 professional Notary Signing Agents. To see how the NNA can help enhance your organization’s Notary compliance program, please contact Chris Sturdivant, Director, Business Development at 818-739-4086 or email csturdivant@nationalnotary.org.

New Jersey Search Experts
830 Broad Street
Shewsbury, NJ 07702
www.statecapital.net • 800-876-8994
3 New Jersey Search Expert Companies, 1 easy platform, www.statecapital.net. Now you can order, track and retrieve your Judgment Searches, Corporate Status Reports, UCC’s, Tidelands, Floods, Tax, Assessment & Utility Searches, etc., all from one platform, and from 3 expert search companies; Priority Search Services, State Capital Title & Abstract Company and Western Technologies Group. Please take the time to visit our booth, so we can demonstrate our superior product quality and excellent customer service.

NextAce
1100 W. Town and Country Road
Orange, CA 92868
www.nextace.com • 440-725-8973
NextAce® is the premier provider of automated title production systems and data extraction services. With unmatched integration across multiple production platforms, the powerful and flexible NextAce platform connects a vast network of data resources to accurately create a single order or thousands across the nation. Gain real property intelligence only from NextAce: comprehensive automated title reporting and search solutions, and reliable interpretation of unstructured documents for title plant indexing, loan origination package processing, and other underwriting services.

NIC - LiensNC
19 W Hargett Street, Suite 507
Raleigh, NC 27601
www.liensnc.com • 919-615-3505
NIC Inc. is the nation’s leading provider of online services for federal, state and local governments. For over 20 years, NIC has been helping government communicate more effectively with citizens and businesses by putting essential services online, such as driver’s license renewals, property tax payments, permits, official court documents, business licenses, and registrations. In addition to more than 3,500 eGovernment solutions, NIC is the service provider of LiensNC, North Carolina’s online mechanics’ lien agent system.

October Research, LLC
3046 Brecksville Road, Suite D
Richfield, OH 44286
www.octoberstore.com • 330-659-6101
October Research, LLC is the nation’s leading provider of market intelligence, industry news and regulatory information for professionals in the real estate, settlement services and mortgage industries. Publications include The Title Report, The Legal Description, Valuation Review, RESPA News and Dodd Frank Update. The company also produces educational seminars, webinars, special reports and customized publishing. www.OctoberStore.com

op2
5801 Tennyson Pkwy, Suite 500
Plano, TX 75024
www.op2online.com • 800-542-5503
op2 is the hosted environment for RamQuest’s title and settlement solutions and has been providing Best Practices compliance for the industry since 2006. If questions about network security, data handling, disaster recovery and business continuity leave your head spinning…op2 can help. Built by title professionals for title professionals, op2 takes the hassle out of technology and frees you up to do what you do best. Visit www.op2 online for more information.

Pavaso, Inc
2745 Dallas Pkwy, Suite 300
Plano, TX 75093
www.pavaso.com • 214-377-1794
Pavaso is an innovative technology company in the Real Estate Closing industry. We’ve created a powerful digital closing platform that takes the best of the web’s collaboration and social features, integrations, analytics and enterprise scalability to bring everyone in the closing process together on the same page.

RamQuest
2745 N. Dallas Pkwy, Suite 210
Plano, TX 75093
www.ramquest.com • 214-291-1600
RamQuest enables title and settlement operations to be competitively superior with products that include fully integrated Title and Settlement, Imaging, Transaction Management and Digital Marketplace solutions. Unwavering in our commitment to exceptional experiences, RamQuest does not just meet but exceeds our customers’ needs and expectations. Let us show you what our solutions can do for your title and settlement operation. Visit www.ramquest.com or call us at 800.542.5503 for more information.

Real Estate Data Shield
271 Madison Avenue, Suite 700
New York, NY 10016
www.realestatedatashield.com • 212-951-7302
Real Estate Data Shield, through its Compliance Management Platform (over 5,000 licensed users), provides our industry’s first security compliance solutions including: (i) written information security & related policy templates; (ii) staff training e-courseware; (iii) a security self-assessment tool to identify gaps in security; and (iv) through Security Compliance Associates (SCA) complete an On-Site Information Security Assessment & Certification . Our Executive Team includes title & settlement industry thought leaders, as well as internationally recognized privacy and data security legal, regulatory and compliance experts.

Real EC Technologies
20 E Greenway Plaza, Suite 500
Houston, TX 77046
www.RealEC.com • 877-273-2532
RealEC® Technologies was formed by two of the largest settlement service providers in the nation, a lineage that shows our market-leading solutions. RealEC’s expertise delivers the RealEC Loan Quality Gateway™, a scalable technology platform that enables both efficiency and supports lender compliance with loan quality requirements. Components include Exchange™, Valuation Insight®, Quality Insight™, Closing Insight™ and iFolder. Over 15,000 service providers connect securely to their lending clients using RealEC solutions every day. Visit www.RealEC.com.

reQuire, LLC
5029 Corporate Woods Drive, Suite 225
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
www.gorequire.com • 757-226-8049
For more than a decade, reQuire has proactively tracked and verified the payoff and cancellation of prior mortgage accounts and liens after the closing; minimizing costs, disruptions, and frustrations for all parties associated with the transaction —homeowners, realtors, loan officers, attorneys, underwriters, and settlement agents. Visit gorequire.com to learn how.

Rizolv
200 Commerce
Irvine, CA 92602-131
www.rizolv.net • 800-540-8089
Rizolv is an online consumer complaint management system for entities involved in the real estate settlement industry. Easy to access and use, Rizolv helps you capture, manage and resolve consumer issues quickly and completely. In no time, you’ll be turning complaints into opportunities to engage with your customers resulting in improved customer satisfaction and loyalty.

RynohLive
397 Little Neck Road, 3300S-306
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
www.rynoh.com • 877-467-9664
RynohLive is the only patented escrow and financial management solution on the market today and we exceed the requirements for ALTA’s Best Practice Pillar #2. RynohLive conducts a daily and automated 3-way reconciliation and an end-to-end auditing of escrow accounts, and we work around the clock to identify anomalies, potential fraud, and audit issues to minimize your exposure to loss. Our solution is surprisingly inexpensive and we’ll save you time, money…and possibly your business! Learn more at www.rynoh.com

Secure Cloud Systems, LLC
4740 Flintridge Drive, Suite 130
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
www.securecloudsystems.com • 719-323-6680
CertainSafe’s secure cloud systems Security-Storage-Accessibility-Systems-as-a-Service platform utilizes highly advanced, proprietary, MicroTokenization™ and MicroEncryption™ to protect and safeguard personal, corporate, private and other sensitive information and data. The platform performs these tasks while permitting organizations to secure, protect, analyze, share, and distribute mission critical information across multiple platforms in a manner never before achievable. CertainSafe’s architecture continues to grow and expand rapidly as a nimble technology. CertainSafe is a Registered Trademark of Secure Cloud Systems, LLC.

Simplifile
4844 North 300 West, Suite 202
Provo, UT 84604
www.simplifile.com • 800-460-5657
Simplifile is the leading provider of electronic recording services, having securely e-recorded millions of land record documents to date. Simplifile accelerates document recording and provides a more efficient, convenient, and cost-effective recording option for both counties and their submitters. Visit us online at simplifile.com or call 800-460-5657 to learn more.

SMS
200 Commerce
Irvine, CA 92602
www.firstamsms.com • 801-736-3181
From title production systems to trust accounting and escheat services, SMS delivers a complete set of solutions crafted to help you achieve a competitive edge. Spanning the entire real estate closing process our solutions seamlessly integrate front office tasks with back office processes to make your life easier and your business stronger. Visit us at www.firstamsms.com to learn more.

SoftPro
4800 Falls of Neuse, Suite 400
Raleigh, NC 27609
www.softprocorp.com • 800-848-0143
SoftPro is the nation’s leading provider of title, closing and escrow software. Offering an award-winning suite of products designed to increase volume and revenue, SoftPro delivers innovative technologies to streamline the closing process. SoftPro has been recognized by the American Business Awards every year since 2007 – winning awards for superior customer service, support and product development. To learn more about SoftPro, visit www.softprocorp.com or call 800-848-0143.

Stewart
1980 Post Oak Blvd; Suite 710
Houston, TX 77056
www.stewart.com • 713-625-8022
Stewart is a customer-focused, global title insurance and real estate services company offering products and services through our direct operations, network of approved agencies and other companies within the Stewart family. Offering personalized service, industry expertise and customized solutions for virtually any type of real estate transaction, Stewart is the preferred real estate services provider. Visit Booth #204/#206, stewart.com

Technical Imaging Systems
610 East 40th St.
Vancouver, WA 98663
www.tisimaging.com • 503-546-0517
Technical Imaging Systems (T.I.S.) has been in the data and conversion business since 1984 and is dedicated to giving our customers a product that will make their business and operations run more efficiently, organized, and secure. T.I.S. converts all types of film and paper media to quality, easily accessed and maintained digital files. T.I.S. is also a provider of daily electronic county land records serving title companies in both Oregon and Washington.

TIAC
7501 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1500
Bethesda, MD 20814-6522
www.alta.org/tiac/ • 800-628-5136
TIAC - The Title Industry Assurance Company is a member owned, ALTA-endorsed insurance provider designed to bring stability to a market long characterized by dramatic swings in price and availability. TIAC offers affordability that will be there for you now and in the future.

TIPAC (Title Industry Political Action Committee)
1828 L Street NW, Suite 705
Washington, DC 20036
www.tipac.org • 202-296-3671
TIPAC is the voluntary, non-partisan Title Industry Political Action Committee created by the American Land Title Association (ALTA) to represent the interests of the title industry in our nation’s political system. TIPAC is the most effective tool our industry has to help elect and re-elect Members of Congress who support the title industry and understand our issues and values.

Title Action Network
1828 L Street NW, Suite 705
Washington, DC 20036
www.titleactionnetwork.com • 202-296-3671
The Title Action Network (TAN) is an energized grassroots network of land title industry professionals dedicated to strengthening our industry’s voice in state capitals and in Washington, DC. Your voice is the most powerful tool we have to ensure state and federal legislators and regulators understand the value of the land title industry. TAN members receive brief and easy-to understand action alerts on issues impacting you both locally and nationally. It’s easy and free to become a TAN member!

TitleClose.com
901 S MO Pac Expy, Suite 270
Austin, TX 78746
www.titleclose.com • 678-640-1551
“TitleClose.com” is a web based, consumer friendly, open, informative and transparent application for everyone – Consumers, Realtors, Lenders – to shop for the latest products and services from title and settlement providers across the nation.

TSS Software
425 Fourth Street
Annapolis, MD 31403
www.iwantTSS.com • 443-321-5610
This year, TSS Software Corporation celebrates 20 years as an independent technology solutions provider for the real estate title and settlement services industry. The company was founded in 1993 and its flagship solution, TitleExpress, is used by title industry professionals nationwide. TSS offers both cloud services and desktop applications, making our solutions compatible with all business models. To learn more about our industry-leading solutions go to iwantTSS.com or call 443-321-5600.

Windward Consulting | Software (ResWare)
1612 Shenandoah Drive
Waunakee, WI 53597
www.windwardrevolution.com • 608-850-5170
WINDWARD, the fastest-growing software and consulting company in your industry, passionately markets, sells and implements ResWare™ software; the industry-leading, unparalleled, proven and fully integrated software solution. For more than a decade, many of your trusted peers have trusted in WINDWARD to help align their business process flow with their goals, through increasing production efficiency as much as 300%, transparency, profitability, best practices and automation. Schedule a demo at www.getareswaredemo.com.




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