Landamerica Names John P. Barnes Group Vice President – Residential Services

November 27, 2007

RICHMOND, VA - LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: LFG) has named John P. Barnes Group Vice President – Residential Services, where he oversees business development. He is based in Richmond, Virginia.

Barnes is an 18-year veteran of the mortgage industry. He comes to LandAmerica from Dexma, Inc., where he most recently served as Executive Vice President – Sales for the provider of mortgage software and associated settlement services for lenders. Barnes previously managed the company’s web-based mortgage origination technology and fulfillment services subsidiary and, before that, served as Vice President of Product Management.

Barnes’ career has also included serving as Vice President of Sales and Business Development at iLumin Software Services; Vice President of Product Management at BCE Emergis Systems; Director of Mortgage Technology Services at Freddie Mac; Senior Vice President of Operations at Lenders Service, Inc.; and serving in consumer and commercial lending positions for Mellon Bank, NA.

“We are excited that someone with John’s leadership experience has chosen to continue his career with LandAmerica,” said Melissa A. Hill, President – Residential Services. “His commitment to our customers will help us reach our goal of becoming the premier provider of real estate transaction services.”

Barnes received his bachelor of science degree in finance from The Pennsylvania State University.

Source: About LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc.

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