LandAmerica Names Richard P. Gonzalez Senior Vice President – Chief Information Officer

May 3, 2005

Richmond, Virginia - LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: LFG) announced that Richard (Rick) P. Gonzalez has been named Senior Vice President – Chief Information Officer. In this role, Gonzalez will direct technology activities and personnel in order to maximize the efficiency and security of LandAmerica's information and communication systems. Gonzalez will be located in Richmond, Virginia.

Before joining LandAmerica, Gonzalez worked as an Independent Senior IT Consultant for Credit Suisse First Boston and Exante Financial Services in Salt Lake City, Utah. Prior to this, Gonzalez served for eight years as Senior Vice President – Operations & Technology for NASDAQ, the largest electronic, screen-based, equity securities market in the world. Before NASDAQ, Gonzalez worked for 15 years at Lincoln Savings Bank in New York, rising to the position of Chief Information Officer – Operations Division Head.

“Rick's experience, insight, and leadership of our information technology function will drive further innovation within our organization and enhance the services we deliver to our customers," says Melissa Hill, EVP – Operations Resources. “He will be a great asset to LandAmerica as we pursue our shared vision of being the premier provider of real estate transaction services."

Gonzalez received a bachelor of arts in economics from Queens College, part of the City University of New York.

Source: LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc.


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