Best Practices Executive Committee

The purpose and scope of work of this committee is to:


  1. Review, from time to time, the ALTA Title Insurance and Settlement Company Best Practices.

  2. Recommend revisions to the Best Practices to keep them responsive to the needs of the industry and its customers.

  3. Develop tools and guidance to assist the industry in complying with the Best Practices.

  4. Confer with representatives of lenders, real estate agents, consumers, and regulators.


Chair

Daniel D. Mennenoh ITP, NTP

President
H.B. Wilkinson Title Company, Inc.
321 N Bench St
PO Box 215
Galena, IL   61036-1809
Phone: 815-777-3318
Fax: 815-777-1754
E-mail: dmennenoh@hbwtitle.com

Member

Patrick H. Beall

Group President
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Houston, TX

J. Herschel Beard

Owner
Marshall County Abstract Co., LLC
Madill, OK

Jonathan W. Biggs JD

VP, Risk Mangement and Education
Investors Title Insurance Company
Chapel Hill, NC


Cynthia D. Blair NTP

Attorney/Member
Blair Cato Pickren Casterline, LLC
Columbia, SC

Jeffery J. Bluhm

Executive Vice President
Old Republic National Title Ins. Co. - MN/ND/SD/WI Agency Operations
Minneapolis, MN

Randall E. Bradley

Executive Vice President
Mother Lode Holding Company
Roseville, CA


William Burding Jr., NTP

EVP/General Counsel
Orange Coast Title Company
Santa Ana, CA

Craig Haskins

COO
Knight Barry Title, Inc.
Milwaukee, WI

James C. Lamphere

VP, Title and Escrow
HomeServices of America, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN


Mary O'Donnell

CEO/President
Westcor Land Title Insurance Company
Maitland, FL

Donald A. O'Neill

EVP & Chief Compliance Officer
WFG National Title Insurance Company
Portland, OR

Eddie Oddo

VP, Corporate Business Solutions
First American Title Insurance Co (Corporate Title Division)
Santa Ana, CA


Frank Pellegrini

President
Prairie Title Services, Inc.
Oak Park, IL

Nicole Plath

CEO/Owner
Fortune Title Agency, Inc.
Roseland, NJ

Henry L. Shulruff

Senior Vice President
Attorneys' Title Guaranty Fund, Inc.
Chicago, IL


David Townsend NTP

President, CEO
Agents National Title Insurance Company
Columbia, MO

Richard H. Welshons

President
DCA Title
Hastings, MN

Robert J. Wineman

Agency Division Manager
Fidelity National Title Group
Cleveland, OH


Staff

Steve Gottheim

Senior Counsel
American Land Title Association
1800 M St NW
Ste 300 South
Washington, DC   20036-5802
Phone: 202-296-3671 x230
Fax: 202-223-5843
E-mail: sgottheim@alta.org

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