ALTA Announces 10 National Title Professional Designations

October 12, 2017

ALTA announced it has awarded 10 new National Title Professional (NTP) designations. The designees join 84 other industry leaders from around the country who have earned the prestigious professional designation.

The professional designation was received by:

  • Linda J. H. Aparo NTP (reQuire, LLC; Virginia Beach, VA)
  • Debra A. Bartlett CLTP, NTP (Corporate Settlement Solutions; Charlevoix, Mich.)
  • William Burding Jr., NTP (Orange Coast Title Company; Santa Ana, CA)
  • Marilyn De Luna CTIP, NTP (Edwards Abstract and Title Co.; Edinburg, Texas)
  • Debra Gentry NTP (Pershing Yoakley & Associates; Brentwood, Tenn.)
  • Michael Malone KTP, NTP (Fidelity National Title Group; Wichita, KS)
  • Daryl Olsen ITP, NTP (Alliance Title & Escrow Corp.; Idaho Falls, Idaho)
  • Maura A. Snabes CLTP, NTP (Corporate Settlement Solutions; Charlevoix, Mich.)
  • Chris H. St. John KTP, NTP (Lawyers Title of Topeka, Inc.; Topeka, Kan.)
  • Elizabeth J. Wysong Berg ITP, NTP (Agents National Title Insurance Company; Indianapolis, Ind.)

“These National Title Professional designees are committed to advancing our profession, expanding their careers and innovating on behalf of our industry,” said ALTA President Daniel D. Mennenoh ITP, NTP. “We commend each of these leaders on their distinguished service and dedication to the land title insurance industry. I encourage all land title professionals to learn more about the NTP program and apply today.”

The National Title Professional (NTP) designation recognizes land title professionals who demonstrate the knowledge, experience and dedication essential to the safe and efficient transfer of real property.*

The designation has several elements, including industry and compliance prerequisites and training requirements. To apply for the NTP designation and for more information, please visit ALTA's NTP website.

Contact ALTA at 202-296-3671 or

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.