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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Bill Burding NTP

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

Vice Chair

Craig Haskins

Knight Barry Title, Inc.
Milwaukee, WI


Adeel Ahmad

SVP - AtClose
Visionet Systems, Inc.
Pittsburgh, PA

Linda JH Aparo NTP

Director of National Sales
reQuire, LLC
Virginia Beach, VA

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

Monarch Title Company, Inc.
Columbia, MO

Alex Brown

Director of Title Strategy
Austin, TX

Rachel Brown

Escrow Officer/Closer
East Main Title, LLC
Murfreesboro, TN

Jessie Bullis

BBS Notary Services
Silverado, CA

Tish Bush

TDB Advisors, LLC
Newport Beach, CA

Thomas W Cronkright II, Esq.

Sun Title Agency of Michigan, LLC
Grand Rapids, MI

John P. Crowley

New Jersey State Counsel
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Parsippany, NJ

Crystal Lane Curran

Title Agent
Springs Title, LLC
Alachua, FL

Jalila Dado

First American Title Insurance Company
Santa Ana, CA

Todd Davis

Regional Title Team Leader
Secured Land Transfers LLC dba TitleOne
Idaho Falls, ID

Steven G. Day NTP

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


General Manager
STA Title & Escrow, Inc.
Fredericksburg, VA

Rick Diamond

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

Christin Dockery

Arizona Premier Title
Scottsdale, AZ

Kimberly Fields

Upper Midwest Underwriting Counsel
Agents National Title Insurance Company
Columbia, MO

Ashley Sadler Fischer

Regulatory Counsel
Rocky Hill, CT

Celia C. Flowers

East Texas Title Company
Tyler, TX

Ed Forristall

SVP Chief Revenue Officer
Waltham, MA

Ryan Galer

Legal Counsel
Charter Title & Escrow Services, Inc.
Omaha, NE

Jennifer Gaytan

Underwriting Counsel
FNF Family of Companies
Jacksonville, FL

Alyssa Gazdag

Vice President, Legal and Compliance
Amrock LLC
Detroit, MI

Edwin G. Generes

Edwin G. Generes
Covington, LA

Debra Gentry NTP

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

Madhu Gopinath

Managing Director
Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Houston, TX

Linda T Grahovec IEP, ITP, NTP

SVP, National Agency Director of Education & Marketing Strategy
FNF Family of Companies
Jacksonville, FL

Valerie Grandin

EVP & Chief Underwriting Counsel
Doma Underwriting
Miami, FL

Clayton Greenberg

Compliance Officer
Irving, TX

Jeff Hall

Division President
Florida Title & Guarantee Agency
Sunrise, FL

Christine Heffner

Client Implementation Mgr
First American Title Insurance Co
Pittsburgh, PA

Kathleen Henry

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

Michael Holden CLTP, NTP

Vice President
Doma Insurance Agency of Florida, Inc.
Berea, OH

Aubri D Holler

CEO/Management Consultant
Barnegat, NJ

Robert Horan

Independent Financial
McKinney, TX

Renee Hunter

General Counsel
Notarize, Inc.
Boston, MA

Cindy Immonen CLTP, NTP

CLTP, NTP, VP, State Agency Representative.
Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
Cleveland, OH

Thomas Imperiale

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

Michele Jorgensen

President - FNAS
Fidelity National Title Group
Plano, TX

Valerie King

Advisory Manager
Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Chicago, IL

Cheryl Conner King

Founding Partner
Fidus Title Co, LLC
Helena, AR

Carolyn King

Dominion Title Services/Bridgeton, Inc.
Bridgeton, NJ

Gregory M Kosin

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

Stephen G Kosin

Greater Illinois Title Company, Inc.
Chicago, IL

Tyler Lee

Vice President
Blend Title Insurance Agency
New York, NY

Heather Lenihan

Coastal Closings, LLC
Virginia Beach, VA

Joshua Jon Matthew Lines

Marketing Department
Millman, Deron - Millman Surveying, Inc.
Hudson, OH

Brad Litteken RPLS

Proven Surveying
Wichita Falls, TX

Jon Lyszak

Director of Technology
Amrock LLC
Detroit, MI

John Mashack NTP

Title/Escrow Officer
Loudoun Commercial Title, LLC
Leesburg, VA

Gregory McDonald

Founder & CEO
Jacksonville, FL

Lori McDonald

General Manager
Eastern Shore Title Company
Easton, MD

Nancy J. McHugh

Town n' Country Title, LLC
Holmen, WI

Heather Moldovan

Vice President, Purchase Operations and Client Relations
Amrock LLC
Detroit, MI

Christopher J. Montalbano

Pilgrim Title Insurance Co.
East Providence, RI

Michael Montalvo

Vice President
Fort Dearborn Land Title Company, LLC
Chicago, IL

Charity Murow

Senior Underwriting Counsel
Proper Title
Chicago, IL

Melissa Murphy

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

Kevin Nincehelser

Premier One Data Systems, Inc.
Topeka, KS

Edward Oddo NTP

VP, Corporate Business Solutions
Notarize, Inc.
Boston, MA

Dawn Pereyo

Regional Manager
Westcor Land Title Insurance Co. - New York Regional Office
Melville, NY

Brian Pitman

Independence Title
Austin, TX

Kirsten Pollock

VP - Audit Director
Investors Title Insurance Company
Chapel Hill, NC

Mary Jo K. Radowicz

Vice President, Account Manager
Fidelity National Title Group
Wauwatosa, WI

Craig Rants

SVP, Title Operations
Land Title Insurance Corporation
Denver, CO

Lynette Reynolds-Smith

V.P. Escrow Accountin
Amrock LLC
Detroit, MI

Alma Rushing NTP

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

Betty Sagatelian

Realty Title Agency, Inc.
White Plains, NY

Pam Sember

Bus Dev Mgr
Santa Ana, CA

Henry L. Shulruff

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

Judi Souza CEI, CSEO, NTP

Escrow Expertise
San Jose, CA

Christine Sparks ITP, NTP

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

Marx David Sterbcow

Managing Attorney
Sterbcow Law Group, LLC
New Orleans, LA

Shelley Stewart NTP

Southern Title Holding Company, LLC
Daytona Beach, FL

Lisa Still

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

Eric Swarthout

Thoroughbred Title Services
Rye Brook, NY

Nicole Timpanaro

Fortune Title Agency, Inc.
Roseland, NJ

Terry Valles

Managing Director VP, Title Industry Banking
MidFirst Bank
Dallas, TX

Genady Vishnevetsky

Chief Info Security Officer
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Houston, TX

Tracey L. Webb

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

Andy White

Austin, TX

Robert J. Wineman

Exec.VP, Agency Division Manager
FNF Family of Companies
Livonia, MI


Steven Gold

Product Director
American Land Title Association
Washington, DC