Talent Committee

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

  1. Promote the exchange of information within the ALTA membership about current trends in human resources management.
  2. Think strategically about the human resources issues affecting the industry, including: employee recruitment, employee retention, and employee development.
  3. Develop resources to promote the industry to prospective employees to attract talent and build future leaders.
  4. Develop resources to increase skills of the current workforce and enhance knowledge about the business of title and settlement.
  5. Maintain liaison with intra-industry groups focused on talent development (e.g., The Network).


Jennifer L Luedtke

Human Resources Manager
Town n' Country Title, LLC
Holmen, WI


Donna Anderson

Vice President, Agency Development Manager
North American Title Company
Miami, FL

Samantha Askland

Commercial Compliance Officer
Iowa Title Guaranty, A Division of Iowa Finance Authority
Des Moines, IA

Lisa J. Aubrey CTP

VP, NJ State Agency Mngr
Fidelity National Title Group
East Brunswick, NJ

Richard L. Baucom

Chief Executive Officer
Brady & Kosofsky
Charlotte, NC

Tom Baughman

Agency Representative
WFG National Title Insurance Company
Haddonfield, NJ

Eric D. Biro

Founding Partner
Anderson/Biro, LLC
Cleveland, OH

Andi Bolin

Agency Services Manager
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Houston, TX

Patti K. Bonner CTIP

SVP District Manager
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Austin, TX

Damon A Carter

SVP & Chief HR Officer
Rocky Hill, CT

Jalila Dado

First American Title Insurance Company
Santa Ana, CA

Michaela Egan

Client Relations Supervisor
TitleVest Agency, LLC
New York, NY

Kimberly Fields

Upper Midwest Underwriting Counsel
Agents National Title Insurance Company
Columbia, MO

Ronald Frederick

Fort Mill, SC

Michelle Glonek

VP, Human Resources
First American Title Insurance Co
Santa Ana, CA

Jeff Gross

VP, Manager
Fidelity National Title Group
Westerville, OH

Erica Hallmark

East Texas Tax & Land Services, LLC
Tyler, TX

Deborah Higgins

SVP Human Resources
Realogy Title Group LLC
Mount Laurel, NJ

John Holroyd

Chief Operating Officer
JCW Title, LLC
Bedford, MA

Carolyn Hoyer-Abbinante

Wisconsin Title Service Company, Inc.
Waukesha, WI

Cheryl A. Jones

EVP, Chief HR Officer & Communic
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Tampa, FL

Michele Jorgensen

President - FNAS
Fidelity National Title Group
Plano, TX

Kristi Kaufman

Agency Underwriting Counsel
Commonwealth Land Title
Boston, MA

Sonia L. Kuppert NTP, VCTE, VCTSA

Customer First Title & Settlements, LLC
Fredericksburg, VA

Kathy J. Kwak

Chief Operating Officer
Proper Title, LLC
Chicago, IL

Erica Meyer

CEO & Publisher
October Research, LLC
Richfield, OH

Michael Montalvo

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

Jake Nesselrodt

Director of Operations
National Title & Escrow, LLC
Dexter, MO

Neal Olsgaard

Human Resources Director
Blair Cato Pickren Casterline, LLC

Shane Ryan

Business Development
Colorado Springs, CO

Michael Sanford

Senior Trainer
First American Title Insurance Company
Atlanta, GA

Carolyn Savage

Leadership Development Manager & Team Relations Manager
Pioneer Title Agency, Inc.
Phoenix, AZ

Erin Schmitz

V.P./South Region Manager
The Title Team
Bismarck, ND

Christine Sparks ITP, NTP

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

Giancarlo Spolidoro

VP - Special Commercial Counsel
Chicago Title Company
Los Angeles, CA

James Thanasules

SVP & Chief NY State Counsel
AmTrust Title Insurance Company
New York, NY

Brian Zollweg HR, SHRM

Head of People and Culture
Westcor Land Title Insurance Company
Maitland, FL


Deirdre Green

Senior Director of Professional Development
American Land Title Association
Washington, DC