Old Republic Title Promotes Wold to Executive Team

October 31, 2017

Old Republic National Title Insurance Co. (ORNTIC) announced that Daniel M. Wold has been appointed to executive vice president, joining the title group's executive leadership team. He will continue to carry out his responsibilities as general counsel and corporate secretary.

Wold joined Old Republic Title in February 1993 as associate counsel, responsible for handling underwriting and corporate legal matters. In March 2000, he was appointed assistant vice president, secretary and associate counsel. He became vice president and was promoted to senior corporate counsel in August 2001.

Continuing to advance with the company, Wold was appointed vice president, general counsel and secretary for ORNTIC, and secretary for Old Republic General Title Insurance Corporation. He became senior vice president for ORNTIC in February 2010. He has served as a member of the company’s national leadership team on its Agency Committee for nearly four years.

Wold manages the corporate legal department's underwriting, regulatory and transaction groups, providing legal advice on bankruptcy underwriting and regulatory issues (including Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, RESPA, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, CFPB). He also advises and assists in the handling of a wide range of corporate matters, including general corporate governance, contracts and related issues, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and other transactions and employment law issues.

Wold has more than three decades of experience in real estate law. He began his career in 1983 as a commercial attorney and partner in a law firm in Anchorage, Alaska. His principal areas of practice included real estate, bankruptcy, banking and general business counsel. He returned to his home state of Minnesota in 1991, and practiced in the areas of real estate and bankruptcy for Resolution Trust Corporation and a local law firm, before joining Old Republic Title.

Wold, well known for his special brand of Scandinavian humor, is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association and its Bankruptcy Section. He formerly served as co-editor of the Bankruptcy Bulletin, a publication of the Minnesota State Bar Association Bankruptcy Section.

Wold is active in ALTA and has served on its Board of Governors since October 2015. He’s served as chair of ALTA’s RESPA Reform Task Force since January 2009 (now called the TRID Task Force), and serves on ALTA’s Title Insurance Underwriter's Section Executive Committee and on the Homeowner Outreach Program (HOP) Committee.

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