Title Action Network Recognizes Members, State Partners

November 25, 2014

The Title Action Network (TAN), the premier grassroots organization promoting the value of the land title insurance industry, recently honored several title professionals and state land title associations for efforts to grow membership and protecting the industry. Created in March 2012, TAN has nearly 10,400 members.

“We are extremely proud of our industry leaders and state partners who have used the TAN system to advocate on local issues that deeply affect our member’s business,” said Michelle Korsmo, ALTA’s chief executive officer. “We are grateful for their support and helping grow this important organization. We will continue to engage our robust membership in 2015 to advocate on behalf of the title industry.”

The following were recognized by TAN:

Erika Meinhardt, Fidelity National Title Group: Title Action Network Recruiter of the Year

  • Most new members recruited in 2014, constant support for the Title Action Network, works with larger team to recognize TAN’s goals and celebrate TAN’s milestones.

Amy Niesen, Land Title Company of Alabama: Title Action Network Advocate of the Year (Inaugural Award)

  • Maintained constant TAN support, has taken action in every possible action alert in 2014, has opened every TAN communication, has recruited heavily on behalf of TAN, as a now-past state land title association president she worked to explain the importance of advocacy in newsletters and conventions, and she consistently aims to be a stronger voice for her company, state association, ALTA and the Title Action Network.

Pennsylvania Land Title Association: Title Action Network State Association Partner of the Year

  • Utilized the TAN system, heavily communicated with TAN membership, hosted a TAN event at Annual Convention, tremendous membership growth, plans for increased TAN usage in 2015.

North Carolina Land Title Association: First State Association Partner to Reach 2014 Membership Goal

Kentucky Land Title Association: State Association Partner with Highest Percent Membership Growth in 2014

2014 Honorable Mentions for TAN Support

  • John Hollenbeck and Eddie Oddo, First American Title Insurance Co.
  • Shonna Cardello, White Rose Settlement Services
  • Tom Lico, Capital Title Insurance Agency
  • Linda Larson, Old Republic National Title Insurance Co.
  • Leslie Wyatt, SoftPro
  • Nancy LoRusso, U.S. Title Guaranty Co.
  • John Obzud, Fidelity National Title Group
  • Dick Reass, RynohLive
  • Keith Newlon, Pioneer Title Agency
  • Randy Lee, Stewart Title Guaranty Co.


Contact ALTA at 202-296-3671 or communications@alta.org.