Digital Closing Work Group

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

  1. Collaborate to improve and innovate the real estate transfer process.
  2. Monitor innovation in the digital closing space that will improve operational efficiencies and benefits consumers.
  3. Identify the benefits and risks associated with digital closing in order to put the industry in the best position to solve problems and inspire innovative ideas.
  4. Develop awareness and education about the various aspects of digital closing and provide information about the availability of technological advances such as Remote Online Notary.
  5. Examine federal, state and local regulatory and legislative factors impacting digital closing and advocate for outcomes that meet industry needs.
  6. Maintain collaborative relationships with industry stakeholders on issues related to digital closing (including MBA, MISMO and GSEs).


Chair

Cynthia Durham Blair NTP

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

Vice Chair

Scott Gillen

SVP
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Houston, TX

Tyler Newlon

EVP
Pioneer Title Agency, Inc.
Flagstaff, AZ


Member

William Avant NTP

VP | Area Counsel
Chicago Title
Birmingham, AL

Jennifer Battista

Vice President
Anywhere Integrated Services LLC
Mount Laurel, NJ


Lisa M. Beville CPA, CTIP

Atty/Reg'l Training Coord. VP.
Fidelity National Title Group
Dallas, TX

John C. Bommarito

General Counsel
ATA National Title Group, LLC
Farmington Hills, MI


Toni Carroll

Enterprise Client Executive
Toni Carroll
Waxhaw, NC

Kyle Chaney

Director of Digital Closings
FNF Family of Companies
Jacksonville, FL


Mohamed Choumil

CEO
ATG Title, Inc.
Fairfax, VA

Margaret Cook

General Counsel
Alliant National Title Insurance Company, Inc.
Longmont, CO


Aaron Day

Dir. of Gov. Affairs & Counsel
Texas Land Title Association
Austin, TX

Chris Day

Vice President, Engineering
Amrock LLC
Detroit, MI


Rick Diamond

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

Cynthia Dunn

Settlement Officer
Eagle Title, LLC
Annapolis, MD


Justin Lischak Earley

Chief Innovation Underwriter
First American Title Insurance Co
Santa Ana, CA

Nancy Ferguson

VP/State Counsel
Chicago Title
Greensboro, NC


Ashley Sadler Fischer

Regulatory Counsel
CATIC
Rocky Hill, CT

Celia C. Flowers

Owner
East Texas Title Company
Tyler, TX


Alan Frelix

CEO
Closing Exchange
Torrance, CA

Linda T Grahovec IEP, ITP, NTP

SVP, National Agency Director of Education & Marketing Strategy
FNF Family of Companies
Jacksonville, FL


Cheri Hipenbecker

General Counsel
Knight Barry Title, Inc.
Milwaukee, WI

Robert Horan CTP

Specialty Treasury Portfolio Manager
Independent Financial
McKinney, TX


Todd R. Hougaard

Product Manager
Mortgage Cadence
Denver, CO

Zach Jacob

VP
Payload
Blue Ash, OH


Eric A Jacobs

Clear Title Group
Miami Beach, FL

Philip S. Janny CLTP, NTP

Title Agent
Plunkett & Graver, PC
Allentown, PA


Matt Johnson

Director of Product Strategy
titleLOOK
Hampden, ME

Danielle L. Kaiser ITP, NTP

Deputy Chief Underwriting Counsel
Doma Title Insurance, Inc.
Carmel, IN


Mark A. Ladd

VP-Regulatory & Industry Affairs
MERS/ICE
Provo, UT

Max Lamb

Director of Business Development
Qualia
San Francisco, CA


Tyler Lee

Vice President
Blend Title Insurance Agency
New York, NY

Heather Lenihan

Owner
Coastal Closings, LLC
Virginia Beach, VA


Mandy N. Lenzie

Software Administrator
Near North Title Group, LLC
Chicago, IL

Sarah G. Maroon

Senior Counsel
FNF Family of Companies
Jacksonville, FL


Heather A. May

VP, Deputy General Counsel
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Minneapolis, MN

Lori McDonald

General Manager
Eastern Shore Title Company
Easton, MD


Edward G McDonnell

Managing Partner
McDonnell & Associates, PA
Columbia, SC

Tina Merritt AHWD

CXO
Star Point Title, LLC dba True North Title
Blacksburg, VA


C. Bud Moscony

President
Inspired Title Services, LLC
Maitland, FL

Amy Moses

Vice President, Marketing & Communications
EscrowTab
San Francisco, CA


Rose Moshier

Chief Compliance Officer
ATA National Title Group, LLC
Farmington Hills, MI

Melissa Murphy

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


Jason Nadeau

Chief Digital Officer
Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
Jacksonville, FL

Becky Nilsen

Vice President
Amrock LLC
Detroit, MI


Laura L. Peters

Vice President
Stavvy
Huntington Beach, CA

Penny Reed CMB

SVP
Wells Fargo
Minneapolis, MN


Courtney Robbins

Senior Underwriting Legal Counsel
Amrock Title Insurance Company
Detroit, MI

Shelley Rodriguez

Paralegal Title Settlement
Shelley Rodriguez
Palisades Park, NJ


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


Katie Schmitz NTP

President and COO
Guaranty Closing and Title Services, Inc.
Fond Du Lac, WI

Rachael Seidel

Partner Success Specialist
Payload
Blue Ash, OH


Travis Simmons

Business Operations Manager
Home Surety Title and Escrow, LLC
Memphis, TN

Candi J. Slobodnik KTP, MTP, NTP

Central States Regional Manager / Underwriting Counsel
Agents National Title Insurance Company
Spring Hill, KS


Christopher Smart

Attorney
Carlton Fields
Tampa, FL

Andrea Somers

Operations Manager
Florida Agency Network
Plant City, FL


Chris H St. John KTP, NTP

President
Lawyers Title of Kansas, Inc.
Topeka, KS

Lisa M Steele

Chief Operating Officer
Mother Lode Holding Company
Roseville, CA


Kate Steineman

SVP - Business Execution Sr. Mgr
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
Saint Louis Park, MN

Shelley Stewart NTP

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


Nicole Timpanaro

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

Thomas Nicholas Tyszka J.D., NTP

Managing Member
Law Offices of T. Nicholas Tyszka, LLC
Chicago, IL


Mickey Vandenberg

National Escrow Advisory Director
Doma Title of California, Inc.
Twin Peaks, CA

Gina Webster

VP Escrow & Settlement
Investors Title Insurance Company
Chapel Hill, NC


Brendon Weiss

Co-founder
EscrowTab
Tempe, AZ

Gavin T Winter

Owner
Winter Title & Abstract Co.
Pipestone, MN


Elizabeth J Wysong Berg ITP, NTP

VP for Education and Training
FNF Family of Companies
Jacksonville, FL

Brooks Yeager

President- Old Republic Title Tech
Old Republic Title Tech Companies
Plano, TX


Geno Yoscovits

Assoc. Digital Product Manager, eClosing
Rocket Mortgage LLC
Detroit, MI

Staff

Elizabeth Blosser

Vice President of Government Affairs
American Land Title Association
Washington, DC