Best Practices Executive Committee

The purpose and scope of work of this committee is to:

  1. Review, from time to time, the ALTA Title Insurance and Settlement Company Best Practices.

  2. Recommend revisions to the Best Practices to keep them responsive to the needs of the industry and its customers.

  3. Develop tools and guidance to assist the industry in complying with the Best Practices.

  4. Confer with representatives of lenders, real estate agents, consumers, and regulators.


Steven G. Day NTP

President - National Agency Operations
Fidelity National Title Group
601 Riverside Ave
Bldg 5
Jacksonville, FL   32204-2945
Phone: 904-854-8131
Fax: 904-357-1029


J. Herschel Beard

Marshall County Abstract Co., LLC
Madill, OK

Jonathan W. Biggs

VP, Risk Management & Education
Investors Title Insurance Company
Chapel Hill, NC

Jeffery J. Bluhm

Executive Vice President
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Tampa, FL

Randall E. Bradley

Executive Vice President
Placer Title Company
Roseville, CA

William Burding Jr., NTP

EVP/General Counsel
Orange Coast Title Company
Santa Ana, CA

Craig Haskins

Knight Barry Title, Inc.
Milwaukee, WI

James C. Lamphere

VP, Title and Escrow
HomeServices of America, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN

Rose Moshier

Chief Compliance Officer
ATA National Title Group, LLC
Farmington Hills, MI

Mary O'Donnell

Westcor Land Title Insurance Company
Maitland, FL

Donald A. O'Neill

Chief Compliance Officer
WFG National Title Insurance Company
Portland, OR

Edward Oddo NTP

VP, Corporate Business Solutions
First American Title Insurance Co (Corporate Title Division)
Santa Ana, CA

Frank Pellegrini

Prairie Title Services, Inc.
Oak Park, IL

Nicole Plath

Fortune Title Agency, Inc.
Roseland, NJ

Henry L. Shulruff

Senior Vice President
Attorneys' Title Guaranty Fund, Inc.
Chicago, IL

David Townsend MTP, NTP

President, CEO
Agents National Title Insurance Company
Columbia, MO

Richard H. Welshons

DCA Title
Hastings, MN

Robert J. Wineman

Agency Division Manager
Fidelity National Title Group
Livonia, MI


Emily Tryon

Director of Policy
American Land Title Association
1800 M St NW
Ste 300 South
Washington, DC   20036-5802
Phone: 202-296-3671 x241
Fax: 202-223-5843