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.


Chair

Cynthia D. Blair NTP

Attorney/Member
Blair Cato Pickren Casterline, LLC
PO Box 123
700 Huger St, Ste 102
Columbia, SC   29202-0123
Phone: 803-349-4385
Fax: 803-728-3100
E-mail: Cynthia@blaircato.com

Member

J. Herschel Beard

Owner
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

Scott T. Chandler CTIS, NTP

Chief Operating Officer
Westcor Land Title Insurance Company
Denver, CO


Steven G. Day NTP

President - National Agency Operations
Fidelity National Title Group
Jacksonville, FL

Craig Haskins

COO
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

Edward Oddo NTP

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

Frank Pellegrini

President
Prairie Title Services, Inc.
Oak Park, IL


Nicole Plath

CEO/Owner
Fortune Title Agency, Inc.
Roseland, NJ

Henry L. Shulruff

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

Tara Smith

Group President, Agency Services
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Houston, TX


David Townsend MTP, NTP

President, CEO
Agents National Title Insurance Company
Columbia, MO

Richard H. Welshons

President
DCA Title
Hastings, MN

Robert J. Wineman

Exec.VP, Agency Division Manager
Fidelity National Title Group
Livonia, MI


Staff

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
E-mail: etryon@alta.org