Education Committee

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


  1. Evaluate the education needs of the Association, affiliated regional and state title associations, and individual ALTA members and plan activities that will best meet these needs.

  2. Develop LTI/ALTA educational seminars, where appropriate, and present them on a continuing basis.

  3. Assist regional and state title associations in strengthening their educational programs, as requested.

  4. Plan and develop educational materials for members and customer groups.


Chair

Nancy K. Landmark NTP

VP and Senior Title Counsel
Commercial Partners Title, LLC
200 S 6th St
Ste 1300
Minneapolis, MN   55402-1439
Phone: 612-337-2483
Fax: 612-337-2471
E-mail: nancyl@cptitle.com

Vice Chair

Cheryl Cowherd NTP

Senior Underwriting Counsel
Agents National Title Insurance Company
1207 W Broadway
Ste C
Columbia, MO   65203-2125
Phone: 573-355-9288
Fax: 573-442-3927
E-mail: ccowherd@agentstitle.com

Members

Ginny H. Abiassi

VP/Reg Underwriting Counsel
North American Title Company
Houston, TX

AnnMarie Arens

RVP, Agency Div.
First American Title Insurance Co (Agency Division)
Maple Grove, MN

Bettina Arthur

National Training Manager
Westcor Land Title Insurance Company
Denver, CO


Lisa J. Aubrey

VP, NJ State Agency Mngr
Fidelity National Title Group
East Brunswick, NJ

Paula J. Bachmeier NTP

SVP
North Dakota Guaranty & Title Co.
Minot, ND

Deborah S. Bailey Esq.

Managing Member
Bailey Helms Legal
Roswell, GA


Marjorie R. Bardwell

Director-Underwriting Services
Fidelity National Title Group
Jacksonville, FL

J. Herschel Beard

Owner
Marshall County Abstract Co., LLC
Madill, OK

Eric D. Biro

Founding Partner
Anderson/Biro, LLC
Cleveland, OH


Judy Blackwell

Title Officer
Fidelity National Title Insurance Company
Richmond, VA

Glenn Bradley

Sr Vice President
Westcor Land Title Insurance Co.
Clearwater, FL

John P. Bruce CTIP, NTP

Sr. VP Commercial Escrow
Heritage Title Company of Austin, Inc.
Austin, TX


Erin M. Cabelus

CATIC
Rocky Hill, CT

Pillaure Cleary

System Admin
Fidelity National Title Insurance Company
Columbia, SC

Cheryl Conner-King

Founding Partner
Sparks King Watts Reddick
Alpharetta, GA


Angela M. Crusoe

Associate VP
Amrock Inc.
Detroit, MI

Vincent G. Danzi

SVP, Senior Counsel
First Nationwide Title Agency, LLC
Uniondale, NY

Ruth A. Dillingham NTP

VP, Corporate Underwriting
First American Title Insurance Co (Agency Division)
Yarmouth Port, MA


Polly A. Epting KTP, NTP

Owner & Manager
Coffey County Land Title Co., Inc.
Burlington, KS

Scott Florez

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

Ed Forristall

Vice President Agency Operations
CATIC
Waltham, MA


Monica Gilroy

Managing Partner
The Gilroy Firm LLC
Alpharetta, GA

Joseph A. Grabas CTP, NTP

Director
Grabas Institute for Continuing Education
Wall, NJ

Linda T. Grahovec ITP, IEP, NTP

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


Steve Hargraves

Co-Founder & COO
ShortTrack
Chicago, IL

John Haynes

Owner
Make Sales Happen
Scottsdale, AZ

Lynn Hightower-Moore

Managing Member
Common Bond Title, LLC
Mountain Brk, AL


Cheryl A. Jones

EVP, Chief HR Officer & Communic
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Tampa, FL

Brenda Lehman

Attorney
Lehman Title & Escrow, LLC
Brentwood, TN

Katrina Luzier

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


Ann Marie Malave

Underwriting Counsel
Fidelity National Title Group - Central States Agency Office
Overland Park, KS

Andy Maloney

President
Nashville Title Insurance Corp.
Nashville, TN

Kelly McCarel

Director, Marketing & Education
North American Title Insurance Company
Middleburg Heights, OH


Brieann McDaniel

Owner
Title Consulting Services
Olney, MD

Cynthia A. McGovern PhD

CEO/First Lady of Sales
Orange Leaf Consulting
San Francisco, CA

Jake Nesselrodt

Director of Operations
National Title & Escrow, LLC
Little Rock, AR


Roy V. Poll

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

Bill Ronhaar NTP

President
Whatcom Land Title Company, Inc.
Bellingham, WA

Alma Rushing NTP

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


Betty Sagatelian

President
Realty Title Agency, Inc.
White Plains, NY

Roberta Schneider CLTP, NTP

Agency Manager
Fidelity National Title Insurance Company
Columbia, MD

Eric M. Schneider NTP

Title Group Manager
Lakeside Title Company
Columbia, MD


Barbara Seerey

Chief Operating Officer
Insight Title Company, LLC
Saint Louis, MO

Melissa K. Smith

Agency Executive II
South Oak Title & Closing Services
Birmingham, AL

Judi Souza CSEO/CEI, NTP

Owner
Escrow Expertise
San Jose, CA


Teresa M. Stuenkel

Executive Vice President
Liberty Title Agency, Inc.
Ann Arbor, MI

Quinn H. Stufflebeam

Chief Executive Officer
Title Financial Corporation
Blackfoot, ID

Bill Svoboda

Owner
CloseSimple
Minneapolis, MN


Dan Tabone

Internal Audit Senior Manager
First American Title Insurance Co (Corporate Title Division)
Santa Ana, CA

Amy Tankersley

Manager, Education & Research
North American Title Insurance Company
Middleburg Heights, OH

Justin Tanner

National Underwriting Counsel
Fidelity National Title Group
Bartlett, TN


Brian T. Teel CPA

COO
Investment Title, LLC
Cedar Knolls, NJ

Brian Tormey

President
TitleVest Agency, LLC
Garrison, NY

Karen Wendzel

Fidelity National Title Group
Jacksonville, FL


Elizabeth J. Young

VP & Sr. Underwriting Counsel
Westcor Land Title Insurance Company
Norton, MA

Staff

Deirdre Green

Director of Professional Development
American Land Title Association
1800 M St NW
Ste 300 South
Washington, DC   20036-5802
Phone: 202-296-3671 x232
Fax: 202-223-5843
E-mail: dgreen@alta.org