Talent Committee

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

  1. Promote the exchange of information within the ALTA membership about current trends in human resources management.

  2. Think strategically about the human resources issues affecting the industry, including: employee recruitment, employee retention, and employee development.

  3. Develop resources to promote the industry to prospective employees to attract talent and build future leaders.

  4. Develop resources to increase skills of the current workforce and enhance knowledge about the business of title and settlement.

  5. Maintain liaison with intra-industry groups focused on talent development (e.g., The Network).


Deborah Higgins

SVP Human Resources
Title Resource Group, LLC
3001 Leadenhall Rd
Mount Laurel, NJ   08054-4609
Phone: 856-914-8933
Fax: 303-323-6340
E-mail: Deborah.higgins@trgc.com


Christine Bernardo

HR Manager
Title Resource Group, LLC
Mount Laurel, NJ

Cynthia D. Blair NTP

Blair Cato Pickren Casterline, LLC
Columbia, SC

Damon A. Carter

SVP & Chief HR Officer
Connecticut Attorneys Title Insurance Co.
Rocky Hill, CT

Bernadette T. Cuevas

Managing Director
First Nationwide Title Agency, LLC
New York, NY

Lisa A. DeWolf

Trident Land Transfer Company, LP
West Chester, PA

Jeff Gross

VP, Manager
Fidelity National Title/Commonwealth Land Title Insurance
Columbus, OH

Erica Hallmark

East Texas Tax & Land Services, LLC
Tyler, TX

Devon Irby

Chief Compliance Officer
H.B. Wilkinson Title Company, Inc.
Moline, IL

Carol J. Kirby NTP

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

Karen Lanning

First American Title Insurance Company
Santa Ana, CA

Haddy Manuel

Rattikin Title Company
Fort Worth, TX

Amanda Pursell-Genck

VP, Human Resources Director
WFG National Title Insurance Company
Portland, OR

Kylie Quetell

VP, Training and Development
Title Source, Inc.
Detroit, MI

Erin Schmitz

Regional Manager/V.P.
North Dakota Guaranty & Title Co.
Bismarck, ND

Mona L. Stevens

Vice President, Human Resources
Attorneys' Title Guaranty Fund, Inc.
Skokie, IL


Deirdre Green

Education & Research Manager
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

Christina Lambert

Manager of Human Resources
American Land Title Association
1800 M St NW
Ste 300 South
Washington, DC   20036-5802
Phone: 202-296-3671 x223
Fax: 202-223-5843
E-mail: clambert@alta.org

North American Title Insurance Company (NATIC) is a seasoned title insurance underwriter, helping title agents to achieve their individual business goals for more than 50 years. Today, the company conducts real estate settlement services in 39 states and the District of Columbia through a network of experienced, independent agents.