Best Practices Task Force

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

  1. Promote the exchange of information within the ALTA membership about different ways to comply with the Best Practices standards.

  2. Recommend to the Best Practices Executive Committee potential modifications and clarifications to the Best Practices standards or resources.

  3. Keep ALTA and its membership appraised of new developments in the implementation of the Best Practices and their adoption as a risk management tool by lenders.

  4. Assist ALTA in the development of publications and resources for use by ALTA members on the Best Practices.

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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


Donna Anderson

AVP, Agency Development Manager
North American Title Insurance Company
Middlefield, OH

Bettina Arthur

National Training Manager
Westcor Land Title Insurance Company
Denver, CO

Jonathan W. Biggs

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

Chuck A. Bowman MTP, NTP

Monarch Title Company, Inc.
Columbia, MO

Jessie Bullis

BBS Notary Services
Newport Beach, CA

Bryan Burkholder

Division Manager
NexTitle, a Title and Escrow company
Irvine, CA

Jamey Cowley

Closing Agent / Escrow Officer
Clay County Abstract & Title Company
Clay Center, KS

Phil E. DeAngeli

General Counsel
Title Financial Corporation
Boise, ID

Richard Diamond

VP, I.T. Director
Fidelity National Financial
Boston, MA

Vicki L. DiPasquale

VP, Sales
Simplifile, LC
Provo, UT

Nancy Ferguson

VP/State Counsel
Chicago Title Company, LLC (DE)
Greensboro, NC

Celia C. Flowers

East Texas Title Company
Tyler, TX

Ed Forristall

Vice President Agency Operations
Connecticut Attorneys Title
Waltham, MA

Jennifer Gaytan

Underwriting Counsel
Fidelity National Title Group
Jacksonville, FL

Edwin G. Generes

Generes & Associates, Inc.
Slidell, LA

Debra Gentry NTP

Dir. of Title Industry Services
Brentwood, TN

Madhu Gopinath

Managing Director
Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Sugar Land, TX

Linda T. Grahovec ITP, IEP, NTP

Director, Education & Marketing
Fidelity National Title Group
Yorkville, IL

Steve Hargraves

Co-Founder & COO
Chicago, IL

Kathleen Henry

SVP, Risk Management
The Security Title Guarantee Corp. of Baltimore
Baltimore, MD

Michael Holden

Vice President
North American Title Insurance Company
Middleburg Heights, OH

Thomas Imperiale

Senior Underwriting Counsel
First American Title Insurance Co (Agency Division)
Santa Ana, CA

Carol J. Kirby NTP

Vice President of Operations
Title Financial Corporation
Blackfoot, ID

Gregory M. Kosin

Greater Illinois Title Company, Inc.
Chicago, IL

Stephen G. Kosin

Corporate Controller
Greater Illinois Title Company, Inc.
Chicago, IL

Susan B. LaRose

VP New England Underwriter
WFG National Title Insurance Company
Franklin, MA

Eugene McCullough Esq., NTP, TNLTP, CI

Title Experts and Management Services
Knoxville, TN

Brieann McDaniel

Title Insurance Consultants, LLC
Olney, MD

Gregory McDonald

Founder & CEO
Jacksonville, FL

Nancy J. McHugh

Town n' Country Title, LLC
Holmen, WI

Daniel D. Mennenoh ITP, NTP

H.B. Wilkinson Title Company, Inc.
Galena, IL

Angie Miller

Enterprise Support Specialist
Devon Title Agency
Troy, MI

Katie Miller

General Counsel
Sarasota, FL

Rose Moshier

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

Melissa Murphy

EVP, Chief Legal and Gen. Counse
Attorneys' Title Fund Services, LLC - Orlando
Orlando, FL

Brian Pitman

Independence Title
Austin, TX

Nicole Plath

Fortune Title Agency, Inc.
Roseland, NJ

Roy V. Poll

VP Western Division Agency
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Phoenix, AZ

JoAnne Quarles

Treasure Title Insurance Agency, Inc.
Winter Garden, FL

Richard M. Reass

Segin Systems, Inc.
Virginia Beach, VA

TJ Roache

VP/Corporate Counsel
Fidelity National Title Group
Jacksonville, FL

Alma Rushing NTP

Vice Pres of Escrow Operations
Orange Coast Title Company
Santa Ana, CA

Ashley Sadler

Rocky Hill, CT

Betty Sagatelian

Realty Title Agency, Inc.
White Plains, NY

Michael L. Savenelli Jr.

VP - Operations
Rocky Hill, CT

Janet L. Scanlan

Compliance Analyst
North American Title Insurance Company
Heathrow, FL

Eric Schieffer

SVP and Counsel
NVR Settlement Services, Inc.
Reston, VA

Pam Sember

Bus Dev Mgr
Irvine, CA

Nicole Skalka

Central Division Controller
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Tampa, FL

Judi Souza CSEO/CEI, NTP

Escrow Expertise
San Jose, CA

Christine Sparks ITP, NTP

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

Marx Sterbcow

Managing Attorney
Sterbcow Law Group, LLC
New Orleans, LA

Shelley Stewart NTP

Southern Title Holding Company, LLC
Daytona Beach, FL

Nancy D. Warner

Fidelity National Title Insurance Company
Blue Bell, PA

James S. Watson

Foreman Watson Land Title, LLC
Owensboro, KY

Quintus Williams

Senior Executive
Title Write
Occoquan, VA

Tracey L. Williams

Director of Closing Ops
RAS Title, LLC
Boca Raton, FL


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