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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Steve Gottheim

Senior Counsel
American Land Title Association
1800 M St NW
Ste 300 South
Washington, DC   20036-5802
Phone: 202-296-3671 x230
Fax: 202-223-5843


Daniel D. Mennenoh ITP, NTP

H.B. Wilkinson Title Company, Inc.
321 N Bench St
PO Box 215
Galena, IL   61036-1809
Phone: 815-777-3318
Fax: 815-777-1754


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


Craig Adams

Northwest Title, LLC dba NexTitle
Bellevue, WA

Donna Anderson

Agency Business Specialist
North American Title Insurance Company
Middleburg Heights, OH

Bettina Arthur

National Training Manager
Westcor Land Title Insurance Company
Denver, CO

Jennifer L. Averitt

Commercial Title & Escrow
Everest Land Title Agency, Ltd.
Cleveland, OH

Deborah Boyd

VP/Senior Underwriting Counsel
Fidelity National Title Group
Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Jessie Bullis

BBS Notary Services
Newport Beach, CA

Bryan Burkholder

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

Trish Cohen

Total Trust Accounting Service
Lebanon, TN

Richard Diamond

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

Vicki L. DiPasquale

VP, Sales
Simplifile, LC
Provo, UT

Nancy Ferguson

Chicago Title Greensboro - 245 E. Friendly Ave. Suite 101 NC 27401
Greensboro, NC

Scott Florez

VP, National Agency Services
Alliant National Title Insurance Company, Inc.
Longmont, CO

Matthew Froning

Founder & Ceo
Palm Harbor, FL

Jennifer Gaytan

Underwriting Counsel
Fidelity National Title Group
Jacksonville, FL

Edwin G. Generes

Generes & Associates, Inc./Landtech Support Systems
Slidell, LA

Debra Gentry NTP

Dir. of Title Industry Services
Pershing Yoakley & Associates, PC dba PYA
Brentwood, TN

Madhu Gopinath

Managing Director
Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Sugar Land, TX

Linda T. Grahovec ITP, IEP, NTP

VP, Nat'l Comms, Educ & Mktg
Fidelity National Title Group
Yorkville, IL

Steve Hargraves

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

Director of Operations
American Title & Escrow - Corporate Offices
Billings, MT

Adam Klein

Business Development Manager
HA+W | Aprio
Atlanta, GA

Gregory M. Kosin

Greater Illinois Title Company, Inc.
Chicago, IL

Stephen G. Kosin

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

John Kulasa

Solution Title Agency
Houston, TX

Susan B. LaRose

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

P. Kim McConkey CPA

P. Kim McConkey, CPA
Jupiter, FL

Eugene McCullough NTP

Director of Title Industry Servi
Knoxville, TN

Brieann McDaniel

Title Consulting Services
Olney, MD

Gregory McDonald

Founder & CEO
Jacksonville, FL

Nancy J. McHugh

Town n' Country Title, LLC
Holmen, WI

Angie Miller

Enterprise Support Specialist
Devon Title Agency - Corporate Office
Troy, MI

Rose Moshier

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

Melissa Murphy

General Counsel
Attorneys' Title Fund Services, LLC - Orlando
Orlando, FL

Brian Pitman

Independence Title Company
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

Matthew Rekers CPA, CIA

Knoxville, TN

Ashley Sadler

Legal Counsel Regulatory Counsel
Rocky Hill, CT

Betty Sagatelian

Realty Title Agency, Inc.
White Plains, NY

Eric Schieffer

VP, Regulatory Compliance
NVR Settlement Services, Inc.
Reston, VA

Nicole Skalka

Internal Audit Manager
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

Strategic National Title Group, LLC
McLean, VA

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