Best Practices Work Group

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

  1. Promote the exchange of information within the ALTA membership about different ways to comply with the Best Practices standards.
  2. Recommend to the Best Practices Executive Committee potential modifications and clarifications to the Best Practices standards or resources.
  3. Keep ALTA and its membership appraised of new developments in the implementation of the Best Practices and their adoption as a risk management tool by lenders.
  4. Assist ALTA in the development of publications and resources for use by ALTA members on the Best Practices.


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Chair

Daniel M. Wold

Executive Vice President
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Minnetonka, MN

Vice Chair

Craig Haskins

COO
Knight Barry Title, Inc.
Milwaukee, WI

Member

Brandi Elaine Abercrombie CESP, CTIP, NTP

Texas Agency Manager & Vice President of Escrow Education
National Investors Title Insurance Company
Austin, TX

Linda JH Aparo NTP

Director of National Sales
reQuire, LLC
Virginia Beach, VA


Bettina Arthur

National Training Director
Westcor Land Title Insurance Company
Denver, CO

Jonathan W. Biggs

VP, Risk Management & Education
Investors Title Insurance Company
Chapel Hill, NC


Jeffery J. Bluhm

Executive Vice President
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Tampa, FL

Glenn Bradley

Sr Vice President
Westcor Land Title Insurance Co.
Clearwater, FL


Jessie Bullis

President
BBS Notary Services
Silverado, CA

Scott T. Chandler CTIS, NTP

Chief Operating Officer
Westcor Land Title Insurance Company
Denver, CO


Thomas W Cronkright II, Esq.

CEO
Sun Title Agency of Michigan, LLC
Grand Rapids, MI

Todd Davis

Regional Title Team Leader
Secured Land Transfers LLC dba TitleOne
Idaho Falls, ID


Rick Diamond

VP, I.T. Director
Fidelity National Financial
Boston, MA

Erin Faulkner

VP, Escrow Operations
Amrock LLC
Detroit, MI


Celia C. Flowers

Owner
East Texas Title Company
Tyler, TX

Ryan Galer

Legal Counsel
Charter Title & Escrow Services, Inc.
Omaha, NE


Edwin G. Generes

Edwin G. Generes
Covington, LA

Madhu Gopinath

Managing Director
Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Houston, TX


Valerie Grandin

EVP & Chief Underwriting Counsel
Doma Title Insurance, Inc.
Miami, FL

Shea Marie Harris

Compliance Officer
Advantage Title & Escrow, LLC
Fayetteville, AR


Christine Heffner

Client Implementation Mgr
First American Title Insurance Co
Pittsburgh, PA

Kathleen Henry

SVP, Risk Management
The Security Title Guarantee Corp. of Baltimore
Linthicum, MD


Michael Holden CLTP, NTP

Vice President
Doma Title Insurance, Inc.
San Francisco, CA

Robert Horan CTP

Specialty Treasury Portfolio Manager
Independent Financial
McKinney, TX


Leslie Hudson

Escrow Area Manager
First American Title Insurance Co
Atlanta, GA

Marie Hunter ITP, NTP

Asst Vice President
Pioneer Title Company of Bannock County
Pocatello, ID


Brad Jones

SVP-Florida Region Agency Manager
First National Title Insurance Company
Sarasota, FL

Roni Jones

Director, IT & Compliance
Title First Agency, Inc.
Westerville, OH


Cheryl Conner King

Founding Partner
Fidus Title Co, LLC
Helena, AR

Tyler Lee

Vice President
Blend Title Insurance Agency
New York, NY


Heather Lenihan

Owner
Coastal Closings, LLC
Virginia Beach, VA

Angelo Macreno

Amrock LLC
Detroit, MI


Drew Mandl

Managing Counsel/VP
FNF Family of Companies
Omaha, NE

Matthew Marron

Managing Counsel
FNF Family of Companies
Jacksonville, FL


John Mashack NTP

Vice President
Loudoun Commercial Title, LLC
Leesburg, VA

Lori McDonald

General Manager
Eastern Shore Title Company
Easton, MD


Christie McDonnell

Chief Strategy Officer
McDonnell & Associates, PA
Columbia, SC

Nancy J. McHugh

Owner
Town n' Country Title, LLC
Holmen, WI


Heather Moldovan

Vice President, Tax & Title Operations
Amrock LLC
Detroit, MI

Michael Montalvo

Vice President
Fort Dearborn Land Title Company, LLC
Chicago, IL


Melissa Murphy

EVP, Chief Legal and Gen. Counse
Attorneys' Title Fund Services, LLC - Orlando
Orlando, FL

Kevin Nincehelser

COO
Premier One Data Systems, Inc.
Topeka, KS


Kirsten Pollock

VP - Audit Director
Investors Title Insurance Company
Chapel Hill, NC

Jewel Quintyne

Qualia
San Francisco, CA


Mary Jo K. Radowicz

Vice President, Account Manager
Fidelity National Title Group
Wauwatosa, WI

Craig Rants

SVP, Title Operations
Land Title Insurance Corporation
Denver, CO


Danielle R. Reed Sparks

Product Manager
First American SMS
Santa Ana, CA

Alma Rushing NTP

Sr. Vice Pres of Escrow Operations
Orange Coast Title Company
Santa Ana, CA


Betty Sagatelian

President
Realty Title Agency, Inc.
White Plains, NY

Janet L. Scanlan

Compliance Manager
Compass, Inc
Satellite Beach, FL


Judi Souza CEI, CSEO, NTP

Owner
Escrow Expertise
San Jose, CA

Christine Sparks ITP, NTP

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


Shelley Stewart NTP

President / CEO
Southern Title Holding Company, LLC
Daytona Beach, FL

Lisa Still

VP, New England Regional Counsel
WFG National Title Insurance Company
Braintree, MA


Eric Swarthout

President
Thoroughbred Title Services
Rye Brook, NY

Michael A Whiting

Senior Vice President
American Property Guard
Grapevine, TX


Theresa Williamson CLC

SVP, Compliance & Nat. Training
WFG National Title Insurance Company
Pace, FL

Robert J. Wineman

Exec.VP, Agency Division Manager
FNF Family of Companies
Livonia, MI


Beverley Woolf

Escrow Operations Counsel - Southern California
First American Title Insurance Company
Santa Ana, CA

Staff

Steven Gold

Product Director
American Land Title Association
Pittsburgh, PA