Stewart Title of California Names New President

November 10, 2009

Stewart Title of California has announced the appointment of Steve Vivanco to the position of president of Stewart Title of California and the group vice president of Stewart Title Company for California. In this role Vivanco will be responsible for business operations, as well as expanding Stewart’s footprint and success in California.

“We are very excited to have Steve join our Western Operations team,” said Bob Oakland, group president, Western Operations, Stewart Title Company. “His knowledge and expertise in title insurance operations, expense management, quality improvement and sales and marketing, coupled with his extensive REO experience will help us strengthen our services in a rapidly changing market.”

Vivanco joins Stewart from Bank of America’s, LandSafe National Default Division where he served as chief operations officer over their 18 state REO division. Previously, Vivanco held senior level positions at Countrywide Financial Corporation, MobilePlanet and Maxim Planning Group.

Vivanco is a graduate of California State College and received his Master of Public Administration in Operation and Finance and Master of Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Southern California.