2017 ALTA TIPAC Awards

May 22, 2018

During the 2018 Advocacy Summit, ALTA honored individuals and entities for their effort in helping to raise a record amount of donations in 2017 for the Title Industry Political Action Committee.

“We are proud to present these awards in honor of the title professionals who understand the commitment to making TIPAC stronger each and every year,” said David Townsend NTP, chair of ALTA’s TIPAC Committee. “It’s not just strength in our dollars, it’s strength in our numbers who believe in what TIPAC does.’

  • Top Underwriter Award: Fidelity National Title Group was recognized as the underwriter that raised the most money from its employees in 2017. Accepting the award on behalf of Fidelity National Title Group was Erika Meinhardt. Last year, Fidelity raised $127,428 from 257 contributors. Already in 2018, the company has raised $126,380 from 237 employees.
  • Top Mid-Cap Underwriter Award: North American Title Insurance Co. was recognized as the mid-cap underwriter that raised the most money from its employees in 2017. Accepting the award on behalf of North American Title was Rich Griffin (pictured with David Townsend in picture on right). Last year, North American Title raised $8,900 from 27 contributors. So far this year, the company has raised $7,550 from 13 contributors.
  • Top Agent Award: Land Title Guaranty Co. in Colorado was recognized as the agency that raised the most money from its employees in 2017. Peter Griffiths of Land Title Guarantee accepted the award. Last year, the company raised $28,735 from 65 contributors from their employees. So far this year, the company has raised $6,850 from six contributors. 
  • Outstanding State Trustee Award: Marianne Mathieu of Fidelity National Title Group in New York. This award goes to the person who increased their state’s contribution totals the most in 2017. In 2016, Mathieu raised $17,035 from 50 contributors. In 2017, Mathieu increased that amount to $24,311 from 68 contributors.


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

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