AmTrust Appoints Southwest Regional Manager

August 17, 2017

AmTrust Title Insurance Company recently named Read Hammond, a national commercial title underwriter and commercial operations manager with more than 17 years of experience, as senior vice president and southwest regional manager.

In this role, Hammond is charged with growing the business in Texas as well as establishing agency title operations in New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada. 

“We are delighted to bring Read aboard to oversee expansion throughout the Southwest region,” said Steven Napolitano, executive vice president of AmTrust Title Company. “Read has unparalleled experience as a national commercial underwriter and operations manager, overseeing all aspects of the title business from production to budgets to accuracy to timing, and more, and he is also widely known and respected in the industry.  He understands our culture and is extremely qualified to spearhead growth as the company expands westward.”

Prior to joining AmTrust, Hammond was vice president and area operations manager and underwriting counsel for First American’s operations in Texas. 

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North American Title Insurance Company (NATIC) is a seasoned title insurance underwriter, helping title agents to achieve their individual business goals for more than 50 years. Today, the company conducts real estate settlement services in 39 states and the District of Columbia through a network of experienced, independent agents.