Best Practices Work Group

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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Chair

Mary O'Donnell

CEO/President
Westcor Land Title Insurance Company
Maitland, FL

Member

Bettina Arthur

National Training Director
Westcor Land Title Insurance Company
Denver, CO

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

Chuck A Bowman, MTP, NTP

CEO/Owner
Monarch Title Company, Inc.
Columbia, MO


Jessie Bullis

President
BBS Notary Services
Newport Beach, CA

Gerald Castro

VP
FNTG
San Francisco, CA


Jacqui Cosgrove

Customer Success Manager
SnapDocs
San Francisco, CA

John P. Crowley

New Jersey State Counsel
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Parsippany, NJ


Jalila Dado

First American Title Insurance Company
Santa Ana, CA

Todd Davis

Senior Advisory Title Officer
First American Title Company, Inc.
Rexburg, ID


Steven G. Day, NTP

President - National Agency Operations
FNF Family of Companies
Jacksonville, FL

Ashley Sadler Fischer

Regulatory Counsel
CATIC
Rocky Hill, CT


Celia C. Flowers

Owner
East Texas Title Company
Tyler, TX

Ed Forristall

Vice President Agency Operations
CATIC
Waltham, MA


Jennifer Gaytan

Underwriting Counsel
FNF Family of Companies
Jacksonville, FL

Alyssa Gazdag

Director, Audit & Compliance
Amrock LLC
Detroit, MI


Edwin G. Generes

President
Generes & Associates, Inc.
Slidell, LA

Debra Gentry, NTP

Compliance and Human Resources Director
Foundation Title and Escrow Series, LLC
Franklin, TN


Linda T Grahovec, IEP, ITP, NTP

VP, Director of Education and Marketing Strategy
FNF Family of Companies
Jacksonville, FL

Kathleen Henry

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


Michael Holden

Vice President
North American Title Company
Berea, OH

Renee Hunter

General Counsel
Notarize, Inc.
Boston, MA


Thomas Imperiale

Senior Underwriting Counsel
First American Title Insurance Co
Santa Ana, CA

Jason John

Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Houston, TX


Michele Jorgensen

President - FNAS
Fidelity National Title Group
Plano, TX

Valerie King

Advisory Manager
Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Chicago, IL


Carolyn King

President
Dominion Title Services/Bridgeton, Inc.
Bridgeton, NJ

Stephen G Kosin

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


Gregory M Kosin

President
Greater Illinois Title Company, Inc.
Chicago, IL

Tyler Lee

Vice President
Blend Title Insurance Agency
New York, NY


Matt Lichtner

New Market Development Manager
Mortgage Cadence
Denver, CO

Katrina Luzier

Sr. Escrow Officer
Bond & Associates Title Agency, Inc.
Akron, OH


Jon Lyszak

Director of Technology
Amrock LLC
Detroit, MI

Gregory McDonald

Founder & CEO
CLOUDSTAR
Jacksonville, FL


Nancy J. McHugh

Owner
Town n' Country Title, LLC
Holmen, WI

Angie Miller

Enterprise Support Specialist
Devon Title Agency
Troy, MI


Melissa Murphy

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

Brian Pitman

CEO
Independence Title
Austin, TX


Nicole Plath

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

Richard M. Reass

CEO/Founder
Segin Systems, Inc.
Virginia Beach, VA


Lynette Reynolds-Smith

V.P. Escrow Accountin
Amrock LLC
Detroit, MI

Alma Rushing, NTP

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


Janet L Scanlan

Compliance Analyst
North American Title Insurance Company
Concord, CA

Pam Sember

Bus Dev Mgr
TrustLink
Irvine, CA


Henry L. Shulruff

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

Judi Souza, CEI, CSEO, NTP

Owner
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

President
Southern Title Holding Company, LLC
Daytona Beach, FL

Lisa Still

VP, New England Regional Counsel
WFG National Title Insurance Company
Franklin, MA


Terry Valles

VP, Commercial Relationship Mgr
Fifth Third Bank
Dallas, TX

Mickey Vandenberg

Western Reg. Escrow Ops. Manager
North American Title Company, Inc.
Costa Mesa, CA


James S. Watson

Partner/attorney
Foreman Watson Land Title, LLC
Owensboro, KY

Tracey L. Webb, NTP

SVP, Southeast Regional Manager
Alliant National Title Insurance Company, Inc.
Longmont, CO


Andy White

CEO
ClosingLock
Austin, TX

Quintus Williams

General Manager
Highland Title & Escrow
Ashburn, VA


Staff

Emily Tryon

Senior Director of Public Policy & Government Affairs
American Land Title Association
Washington, DC