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).


Chair

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

Member

Christine Bernardo

HR Manager
Title Resource Group, LLC
Mount Laurel, NJ

Barb Billhardt

VP of Human Resources
Attorneys' Title Guaranty Fund, Inc.
Skokie, IL

Cynthia D. Blair NTP

Attorney/Member
Blair Cato Pickren Casterline, LLC
Columbia, SC


Damon A. Carter

SVP & Chief HR Officer
CATIC
Rocky Hill, CT

Bernadette T. Cuevas

EVP
First Nationwide Title Agency, LLC
New York, NY

Lisa A. DeWolf

President
Trident Land Transfer Company, LP
West Chester, PA


Virginia Gaitens

Director of HR
Boomerang Title
Columbia, SC

Jeff Gross

VP, Manager
Fidelity National Title Group
Westerville, 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

Vice President 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
Amrock Inc. (fka Title Source, Inc.)
Detroit, MI


Erin Schmitz

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

Brian Zollweg

Director, People & Places
Westcor Land Title Insurance Company
Denver, CO

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