Digital Closing Work Group

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

  1. Collaborate to improve and innovate the real estate transfer process.
  2. Monitor innovation in the digital closing space that will improve operational efficiencies and benefits consumers.
  3. Identify the benefits and risks associated with digital closing in order to put the industry in the best position to solve problems and inspire innovative ideas.
  4. Develop awareness and education about the various aspects of digital closing and provide information about the availability of technological advances such as Remote Online Notary.
  5. Examine federal, state and local regulatory and legislative factors impacting digital closing and advocate for outcomes that meet industry needs.
  6. Maintain collaborative relationships with industry stakeholders on issues related to digital closing (including MBA, MISMO and GSEs).



Chair

Cynthia Durham Blair NTP

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

Scott Gillen

SVP
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Houston, TX



Vice Chair

Celia C. Flowers

Owner
East Texas Title Company
Tyler, TX


Member

Tim M. Anderson

President, eMortgage Division
Evolve Mortgage Services
Frisco, TX

Perla Aparicio

VP of Strategic Partnerships
paymints.io
Charlotte, NC


William Avant NTP

VP | Area Counsel
Chicago Title
Birmingham, AL

John C. Bommarito

General Counsel
ATA National Title Group, LLC
Farmington Hills, MI


Toni Carroll NTP

Chief Training Officer and SC State Manager
The Security Title Guarantee Corp. of Baltimore
Waxhaw, NC

Kyle Chaney

Director of Digital Closings
FNF Family of Companies
Jacksonville, FL


Margaret Cook

General Counsel
Alliant National Title Insurance Company, Inc.
Longmont, CO

Aaron Day

Dir. of Gov. Affairs & Counsel
Texas Land Title Association
Austin, TX


Chris Day

Vice President, Engineering
Amrock LLC
Detroit, MI

Rick Diamond

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


Trey Dirks

VP, Product & Technology
First American Title Insurance Co
Tallahassee, FL

Cynthia Dunn

Settlement Officer
Eagle Title
Annapolis, MD


Ashley Sadler Fischer

Regulatory Counsel
CATIC
Rocky Hill, CT

Alan Frelix

CEO
Closing Exchange
Torrance, CA


Linda T Grahovec IEP, ITP, NTP

SVP, National Agency Director of Communication, Education & Marketing
FNF Family of Companies
Jacksonville, FL

Terri Hanson

VP, Strategic Partnerships and Customer Advocacy
VizionX, LLC
Clearwater, FL


Tiffany Hattendorf-Smith

First Source Title Agency, Inc.
North Ridgeville, OH

Cheri Hipenbecker

General Counsel
Knight Barry Title, Inc.
Milwaukee, WI


Philip S. Janny CLTP, NTP

Title Agent
Plunkett & Graver, PC
Allentown, PA

Matt Johnson

Director of Product
titleLOOK
Hampden, ME


Danielle L. Kaiser ITP, NTP

Deputy Chief Underwriting Counsel
Doma Title Insurance, Inc.
Carmel, IN

Max Lamb

Director of Business Development
Qualia
San Francisco, CA


Heather Lenihan

Owner
Coastal Closings, LLC
Virginia Beach, VA

Mandy N. Lenzie

Closing Disbursement Coordinator
First American Title Insurance Company
Phoenix, AZ


Sarah G. Maroon

Senior Counsel
FNF Family of Companies
Jacksonville, FL

Heather A. May

VP, Counsel
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Minnetonka, MN


Lori McDonald

General Manager
Eastern Shore Title Company
Easton, MD

Morgan Means

Attorney
Hero Title Company
Hoover, AL


Amy Moses

Vice President, Marketing & Communications
EscrowTab
San Francisco, CA

Melissa Murphy

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


Jason Nadeau

Chief Digital Officer
Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
Jacksonville, FL

Tyler Newlon

EVP
Pioneer Title Agency, Inc.
Flagstaff, AZ


Becky Nilsen

Vice President, Title and Settlement Services
Amrock LLC
Detroit, MI

Edward Oddo NTP

VP
Notarize, Inc.
Boston, MA


James O'Donnell

President
Equity National Title & Closing Services, Inc.
Providence, RI

Laura L. Peters

Vice President
Stavvy
Huntington Beach, CA


Nancy G Pratt

Strategy Business Manager, SR
Black Knight
Jacksonville, FL

Courtney Robbins

Senior Title Insurance Counsel
Amrock Title Insurance Company
Detroit, MI


Shelley Rodriguez MAS, MBA

Title Insurance Paralegal
Shelley Rodriguez
Palisades Park, NJ

Alma Rushing NTP

Sr. Vice Pres of Escrow Operations
Orange Coast Title Company
Santa Ana, CA


Betty Sagatelian

President
Realty Title Agency, Inc.
White Plains, NY

Katie Schmitz NTP

President and COO
Guaranty Closing and Title Services, Inc.
Fond Du Lac, WI


Candi J. Slobodnik KTP, MTP, NTP

Central States Regional Manager / Underwriting Counsel
Agents National Title Insurance Company
Spring Hill, KS

Christopher Smart

Attorney
Carlton Fields
Tampa, FL


Chris H St. John KTP, NTP

President
Lawyers Title of Kansas, Inc.
Topeka, KS

Lisa M Steele

Chief Operating Officer
Mother Lode Holding Company
Roseville, CA


Kate Steineman

SVP - Business Execution Sr. Mgr
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
Saint Louis Park, MN

Shelley Stewart NTP

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


Treasure Taylor

Settlement Processor
Centerview Title Group, LLC
Chantilly, VA

Marcelle Tiberio

President
Professional Notary Services
Rochester, NY


Meghan Tidgewell

TReX
Huntington Beach, CA

Nicole Timpanaro

CEO/Owner
Fortune Title Agency, Inc.
Roseland, NJ


Harvey Turell

Closing Exchange
Torrance, CA

Thomas Nicholas Tyszka J.D., NTP

Managing Member
Law Offices of T. Nicholas Tyszka, LLC
Chicago, IL


Mickey Vandenberg

VP Escrow Operations
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Portage, MI

Gina Webster

VP Escrow & Settlement
Investors Title Insurance Company
Chapel Hill, NC


Brendon Weiss

CEO, Co-founder
EscrowTab
Tempe, AZ

Gavin T Winter

President & CEO
Winter Title & Abstract Co.
Pipestone, MN


Elizabeth J Wysong Berg ITP, NTP

VP for Education and Training
FNF Family of Companies
Jacksonville, FL

Brooks Yeager

President- Old Republic Title Tech
Old Republic Title Tech Companies
Plano, TX


Geno Yoscovits

Assoc. Digital Product Manager, eClosing
Rocket Mortgage LLC
Detroit, MI


Staff

Elizabeth Blosser

Vice President of Government Affairs
American Land Title Association
Washington, DC