Best Practices Work Group

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

  1. Promote the exchange of information within the ALTA membership about different ways to comply with the Best Practices standards.
  2. Recommend to the Best Practices Executive Committee potential modifications and clarifications to the Best Practices standards or resources.
  3. Keep ALTA and its membership appraised of new developments in the implementation of the Best Practices and their adoption as a risk management tool by lenders.
  4. Assist ALTA in the development of publications and resources for use by ALTA members on the Best Practices.

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Jack Rattikin III

President & CEO
Rattikin Title Company
Fort Worth, TX

Vice Chair

Craig Haskins

CEO and President
Knight Barry Title, Inc.
Milwaukee, WI


Brandi Elaine Abercrombie CESP, CTIP, NTP

Texas Agency Manager, Vice President of Education
National Investors Title Insurance Company
Austin, TX

S. Alwar

Coimbatore, TN

Amanda S Armstrong

Cooperative Title and Settlement, LLC
Newport News, VA

Bettina Arthur

National Training Director
Westcor Land Title Insurance Company
Lone Tree, CO

Mica C Bauman Rogers

Pioneer Title Company of Ada County, Inc.
Boise, ID

Jeff J. Bluhm

Executive Vice President
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Tampa, FL

Jessie Bullis

BBS Notary Services
Silverado, CA

Scott T. Chandler CTIS, NTP

Chief Operating Officer
Westcor Land Title Insurance Company
Lone Tree, CO

Travis C. Cook

Security First Title Agency LLC
Mesa, AZ

Rick Diamond

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

Erin Faulkner

Executive Vice President, Legal & Compliance
Amrock LLC
Detroit, MI

Celia C. Flowers

East Texas Title Company
Tyler, TX

Ryan Galer NTP

Legal Counsel
Ubiquity Title Solutions
Omaha, NE

Marie Gayo

Managing Partner
COS @ Work LLC
Yardley, PA

Edwin G. Generes

Edwin G. Generes
Covington, LA

Stephen M Gerdes II

Southwest Underwriting Counsel
Agents National Title Insurance Company
Uvalde, TX

Madhu Gopinath

Managing Director
Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Houston, TX

Dorothy Hackett-Cole

COS @ Work LLC
Yardley, PA

Erica Hallmark

East Texas Title Company
Tyler, TX

Alex Hamlin

Head of Information Security
San Francisco, CA

Shea Marie Harris

Escrow Accounting Specialist & Compliance
Advantage Title & Escrow, LLC
Fayetteville, AR

Kimberly Hartnett

Manager, National Agents
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Pittsburgh, PA

Christine Heffner

Client Implementation Mgr
First American Title Insurance Co
Pittsburgh, PA

Nicole Irene Heinrich

Compliance & Training Officer
Pioneer Title Company of Ada County, Inc.
Boise, ID

Kathleen Henry

SVP, Risk Management
The Security Title Guarantee Corp. of Baltimore
Linthicum, MD

Cecilia Hernandez

VP West Regional Title Operation
Inspired Title Services, LLC
Austin, TX

Cheri Hipenbecker

General Counsel
Knight Barry Title, Inc.
Milwaukee, WI

Robert Horan CTP

Title Solutions Officer
Independent Financial
McKinney, TX

Marie Hunter ITP, NTP

Asst Vice President
Pioneer Title Company of Bannock County
Pocatello, ID

Tom Imperiale

Western Region Manager/Underwriter
Agents National Title Insurance Company
Columbia, MO

Roni Jones

Vice President of Administration
Title First Agency, Inc.
Westerville, OH

Cheryl Conner King

Founding Partner
Fidus Title Co, LLC
Helena, AR

Angelo Macreno

Director, Legal & Compliance
Amrock LLC
Detroit, MI

Drew Mandl

Managing Counsel/VP
FNF Family of Companies
Omaha, NE

John Mashack NTP

Vice President
Loudoun Commercial Title, LLC
Leesburg, VA

Adrienne McCollister

General Counsel
Metropolitan Title of Indiana, LLC
Mishawaka, IN

Lori McDonald

General Manager
Eastern Shore Title Company
Easton, MD

Heather Moldovan

Vice President Title & Settlement Services
Amrock LLC
Detroit, MI

Michael Montalvo

Michael Montalvo
Chicago, IL

Ryan Murphy

Audit Manager
Advocus National Title Insurance Company
Chicago, IL

Melissa Murphy

EVP, Chief Legal and Gen. Counse
Attorneys' Title Fund Services, LLC - Orlando
Orlando, FL

Kevin Nincehelser

Premier One Data Systems, Inc.
Topeka, KS

Kirsten Pollock

VP - Audit Director
Investors Title Insurance Company
Chapel Hill, NC

Jewel Quintyne

San Francisco, CA

Mary Jo K. Radowicz

Vice President, Account Manager
Fidelity National Title Group
Wauwatosa, WI

Craig Rants

SVP, Title Operations
Land Title Insurance Corporation
Denver, CO

Danielle R. Reed Sparks

Product Manager
First American SMS
Santa Ana, CA

Betty Sagatelian

Realty Title Agency, Inc.
White Plains, NY

Janet L. Scanlan

Compliance Manager
Compass, Inc
Satellite Beach, FL

Ryan Shelby

Vista Title and Escrow, LLC
Spokane, WA

Allison Sias

Product Manager
First American SMS
Raleigh, NC

Jenine Skrabak M.Ed, NTP, VCTE, VCTSA

Crossroads Title Agency, LLC
Palmyra, VA

Judi Souza CEI, CSEO, NTP

Escrow Expertise
San Jose, CA

Shelley Stewart NTP

President / CEO
Southern Title Holding Company, LLC
Daytona Beach, FL

Lisa Still

VP, New England Regional Counsel
WFG National Title Insurance Company
Braintree, MA

Andy White

Austin, TX

Quintus Williams

Chief Revenue Officer
Title Write
Occoquan, VA

Theresa Williamson CLC

SVP, Compliance & Nat. Training
WFG National Title Insurance Company
Pace, FL

Beverley Woolf

Escrow Operations Counsel - Southern California
First American Title Insurance Company
Santa Ana, CA

Tracy Zobel

Executive Vice President, Title, Settlement & Appraisal Operations
Amrock LLC
Detroit, MI


Steven Gold

Associate Counsel & Senior Director of Products
American Land Title Association
Pittsburgh, PA