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


Maureen Ambler ALTP

Director of Education & Training
Trident Land Transfer Company, LP
Devon, PA

Donna Anderson

AVP, Agency Development Manager
North American Title Insurance Company
Middlefield, OH

Samantha Askland

Commercial Compliance Officer
Iowa Title Guaranty, A Division of Iowa Finance Authority
Des Moines, IA

Richard L. Baucom

Chief Financial Officer
Brady & Kosofsky
Charlotte, NC

Christine Bernardo

HR Manager
Title Resource Group, LLC
Mount Laurel, NJ

Eric D. Biro

Founding Partner
Anderson/Biro, LLC
Cleveland, OH

Cynthia D. Blair NTP

Blair Cato Pickren Casterline, LLC
Columbia, SC

Andrea Bolin

Celebrity Title Company, LLC
Houston, TX

Bryan Burkholder

Division Manager
NexTitle, a Title and Escrow company
Irvine, CA

Damon A. Carter

SVP & Chief HR Officer
Rocky Hill, CT

Angela M. Crusoe

Vice President
Amrock Inc.
Detroit, MI

Jalila Dado

Account Manager
Fidelity National Title Group
Livonia, MI

Lisa A. DeWolf

Trident Land Transfer Company, LP
West Chester, PA

Amy Gregory

Florida Agency Network
Plant City, FL

Jeff Gross

VP, Manager
Fidelity National Title Group
Westerville, OH

Lindsay R. Hall Harrison

Underwriting Counsel
Alliant National Title Insurance
Oviedo, FL

Erica Hallmark

East Texas Tax & Land Services, LLC
Tyler, TX

Carolyn Hoyer-Abbinante

Wisconsin Title Service Company, Inc.
Waukesha, WI

Cindy Immonen NTP, CLTP

VP, State Agency Representative.
Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
Livonia, MI

Karen Lanning

VP, Human Resources
First American Title Insurance Co. (Direct Division)
Santa Ana, CA

Jennifer L. Luedtke

Human Resources Manager
Town n' Country Title, LLC
Holmen, WI

Brieann McDaniel

Title Insurance Consultants, LLC
Olney, MD

Christie McDonnell

Chief Strategy Officer
McDonnell & Associates, PA
Columbia, SC

Erica Meyer

CEO & Publisher
October Research, LLC
Richfield, OH

Jake Nesselrodt

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

Carolyn Savage

Team Relations Coordinator
Yavapai Title Agency, Inc.
Prescott, AZ

Erin Schmitz

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

Katie Schmitz NTP

Guaranty Title Services, Inc.
Fond Du Lac, WI

Christine Sparks ITP, NTP

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

Giancarlo Spolidoro

VP - Special Commercial Counsel
Chicago Title Company (CA)
Los Angeles, CA

James Thanasules

SVP & Chief NY State Counsel
AmTrust Title Insurance Company
New York, NY

Deb Wiley

Director, People
RamQuest, Inc.
Plano, TX

Jay E. Williams ITP, NTP

Title Financial Corporation
Blackfoot, ID

Brian Zollweg

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


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