Technology Committee

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

  1. Study technology for local title office operations and title plants, and provide the ALTA membership with timely information and advice in this field (e.g., articles, information, best practices, white papers).

  2. Provide advice and support as appropriate to ALTA regarding technology-related training and education.

  3. Provide advice and support as appropriate to ALTA regarding liaison with industry technology vendors.

  4. Maintain liaison with industry organizations engaged in development of standards and procedures for the exchange of information and data (e.g., MISMO, PRIA).

  5. Develop, solicit, review, and publish standards and procedures for the exchange of information and the use of technology to improve and enhance all aspects of the title business.


Chris H. St. John KTP, NTP

Lawyers Title of Topeka, Inc.
5715 SW 21st St
Topeka, KS   66604-3719
Phone: 785-271-9500
Fax: 785-271-9599


Marc L. Aronson

President & CEO
Pennsylvania Association of Notaries
Pittsburgh, PA

Lisa J. Aubrey

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

Brian Blackman

Chief Operating Officer
WACO Title Company
Fayetteville, AR

Pat Carney

Chief Strategy Officer
Agents National Title Insurance Company
Columbia, MO

Pillaure Cleary

System Admin
Fidelity National Title Insurance Company
Columbia, SC

Richard Diamond

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

Edward C. Eastman Jr.

Executive Director
New Jersey Land Title Association
Freehold, NJ

Matthew Froning

Founder & Ceo
Palm Harbor, FL

David E. Garside

Executive Vice President
Proper Title, LLC
Palatine, IL

Cisco Gonzalez

Director of Project Management
Ernst Publishing Company, LLC
West Des Moines, IA

Chris Hacker

Chicago, IL

Marc Hall

Pembroke, NH

Terri Hanson

VP, Customer Success
Adeptive Software
Louisville, CO

Steve Hargraves

Chicago, IL

Bob Hart

VP, Partner Development
Ellie Mae, Inc.
Pleasanton, CA

Christine Heffner

Agcy. Training Dir.
First American Title Insurance Co (Agency Division)
Pittsburgh, PA

Todd R. Hougaard

Product Manager
Mortgage Cadence
Denver, CO

Chad Johnson

Vice President
The Title Company
Fargo, ND

Brad Jones

Secured Title of Kansas City
Lees Summit, MO

Richard K. Kasunick

Director of Information Tech
North American Title Insurance Company
Painesville, OH

Michael S. Kirby

Michael S. Kirby
Salt Lake City, UT

Kenneth J. Kirkner

Sr. Vice President
Trident Land Transfer Company, LP
Devon, PA

Gorkem Kuterdem

SVP & Chief Technology Officer
WFG National Title Insurance Company
Portland, OR

Mark A. Ladd

VP-Regulatory & Industry Affairs
Simplifile, LC
Provo, UT

Randy M. Lee

Sr. V.P. Government Affairs
Stewart Title Guaranty Company - Company PAC (STEWPAC)
Houston, TX

Andy Maloney

Nashville Title Insurance Corp.
Nashville, TN

Michael Marino

Manager, Strategic Alliances
Irvine, CA

Marianne Mathieu NTP

VP/National Agency Accounts
Fidelity National Title Group
New York, NY

Eugene McCullough NTP

Director of Title Industry Servi
Pershing Yoakley & Associates, PC dba PYA
Knoxville, TN

Gregory McDonald

Founder & CEO
Jacksonville, FL

Steve McDonald

National Accounts Director
Simplifile, LC
Provo, UT

Tina Merritt

VP of Settlement Operations
True North Title
Blacksburg, VA

Angie Miller

Enterprise Support Specialist
Devon Title Agency
Troy, MI

Craig Rants

VP, Title Operations
Land Title Guarantee Co.
Greenwood Village, CO

Matthew D. Reass

Senior Vice President
Virginia Beach, VA

David Rickenbach

Branch Manager
Foundation Title, LLC
East Brunswick, NJ

Landon Roberts

Ironclad Title, LLC
Lake Charles, LA

Stephen D. Ruben

Credit Union Title, LLC
Rockville, MD

Betty Sagatelian

Realty Title Agency, Inc.
White Plains, NY

John Sayers

Director of Operations, I.S.
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Orlando, FL

Marvin Stone

SVP, Business Integration
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Spring, TX

Eric Swarthout

Thoroughbred Title Services,
Rye Brook, NY

Brian Tormey

TitleVest Agency, LLC
Garrison, NY

Genady Vishnevetsky

Chief Info Security Officer
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Houston, TX

Quintus Williams

CEO & President
Strategic National Title Group, LLC
McLean, VA

Van Winton

Clay County Abstract & Title Insurance, Inc.
Piggott, AR

Brooks Yeager

Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Frisco, TX


Barry Sawyer

Director of Technology
American Land Title Association
1800 M St NW
Ste 300 South
Washington, DC   20036-5802
Phone: 202-296-3671 x235
Fax: 202-223-5840

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.