Technology Committee

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


  1. Study technology for local title office operations and title plants, and provide the ALTA membership with timely information and advice in this field (e.g., articles, information, best practices, white papers).

  2. Provide advice and support as appropriate to ALTA regarding technology-related training and education.

  3. Provide advice and support as appropriate to ALTA regarding liaison with industry technology vendors.

  4. Maintain liaison with industry organizations engaged in development of standards and procedures for the exchange of information and data (e.g., MISMO, PRIA).

  5. Develop, solicit, review, and publish standards and procedures for the exchange of information and the use of technology to improve and enhance all aspects of the title business.


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Chair

Chris H. St. John KTP, NTP

President
Lawyers Title of Topeka, Inc.
5715 SW 21st St
Topeka, KS   66604-3719
Phone: 785-271-9500
Fax: 785-271-9599
E-mail: chris_stjohn@lttopeka.com

Members

Marc L. Aronson

President & CEO
Pennsylvania Association of Notaries
Pittsburgh, PA

Lisa J. Aubrey

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

Brian Blackman

Chief Operating Officer
WACO Title Company
Fayetteville, AR


Pat Carney

Chief Strategy Officer
Agents National Title Insurance Company
Columbia, MO

Pillaure Cleary

System Admin
Fidelity National Title Insurance Company
Columbia, SC

Richard Diamond

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


Edward C. Eastman Jr.

Executive Director
New Jersey Land Title Association
Freehold, NJ

Matthew Froning

Founder & Ceo
SAFE, LLC
Palm Harbor, FL

Leslie Godec

Vice President
First American Title Insurance Co (Agency Division)
Santa Ana, CA


Cisco Gonzalez

Director of Project Management
Ernst Publishing Company, LLC
West Des Moines, IA

Chris Hacker

Co-Founder
ShortTrack
Chicago, IL

Marc Hall

VP, Sales and Marketing
E-Closing
Pembroke, NH


Terri Hanson

VP, Strategic Planning
Adeptive Software
Louisville, CO

Steve Hargraves

Co-Founder
ShortTrack
Chicago, IL

Bob Hart

VP, Partner Development
Ellie Mae, Inc.
Pleasanton, CA


Christine Heffner

Agcy. Training Dir.
First American Title Insurance Co (Agency Division)
Pittsburgh, PA

Todd R. Hougaard

Product Manager
Mortgage Cadence
Denver, CO

Chad Johnson

Vice President
The Title Company
Fargo, ND


Brad Jones

President
Secured Title of Kansas City
Lees Summit, MO

Richard K. Kasunick

Director of Information Tech
North American Title Insurance Company
Painesville, OH

Michael S. Kirby

Consultant
Michael S. Kirby
Salt Lake City, UT


Kenneth J. Kirkner

Sr. Vice President
Trident Land Transfer Company, LP
Devon, PA

Gorkem Kuterdem

SVP & Chief Technology Officer
WFG National Title Insurance Company
Portland, OR

Mark A. Ladd

VP-Regulatory & Industry Affairs
Simplifile, LC
Provo, UT


Randy M. Lee

Sr. V.P. Government Affairs
Stewart Title Guaranty Company - Company PAC (STEWPAC)
Houston, TX

Andy Maloney

President
Nashville Title Insurance Corp.
Nashville, TN

Michael Marino

Manager, Strategic Alliances
CoreLogic
Irvine, CA


Marianne Mathieu NTP

VP Natl Agency Account Manager
Fidelity National Title Group
New York, NY

Eugene McCullough NTP

Director of Title Industry Servi
PYA
Knoxville, TN

Gregory McDonald

Founder & CEO
CLOUDSTAR
Jacksonville, FL


Steve McDonald

National Accounts Director
Simplifile, LC
Provo, UT

Tina Merritt

VP of Settlement Operations
True North Title
Blacksburg, VA

Angie Miller

Enterprise Support Specialist
Devon Title Agency - Corporate Office
Troy, MI


Craig Rants

VP, Title Operations
Land Title Guarantee Co.
Greenwood Village, CO

Matthew D. Reass

Senior Vice President
RynohLive
Virginia Beach, VA

David Rickenbach

Branch Manager
Foundation Title, LLC
East Brunswick, NJ


Landon Roberts

Attorney
Ironclad Title, LLC
Lake Charles, LA

Stephen D. Ruben

Attorney
Credit Union Title, LLC
Rockville, MD

Betty Sagatelian

President
Realty Title Agency, Inc.
White Plains, NY


John Sayers

Director of Operations, I.S.
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Orlando, FL

Marvin Stone

SVP, Business Integration
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Spring, TX

Eric Swarthout

President
Thoroughbred Title Services,
Rye Brook, NY


Brian Tormey

President
TitleVest Agency, LLC
Garrison, NY

Genady Vishnevetsky

Chief Info Security Officer
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Houston, TX

Quintus Williams

Sr Vice President, Operations
Mid-States Title Insurance Agency, Inc. dba Long & Foster Settlement Services
Chantilly, VA


Brooks Yeager

SVP
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Frisco, TX

Staff

Barry Sawyer

Director of Technology
American Land Title Association
1800 M St NW
Ste 300 South
Washington, DC   20036-5802
Phone: 202-296-3671 x235
Fax: 202-223-5840
E-mail: bsawyer@alta.org

Kelly L. Romeo CAE

Vice President
American Land Title Association
1800 M St NW
Ste 300 South
Washington, DC   20036-5802
Phone: 202-296-3671 x224
Fax: 202-223-5843
E-mail: kromeo@alta.org

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