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

John Sayers

Director of Operations, I.S.
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
PO Box 628600
6545 Corporate Centre Blvd
Orlando, FL   32862-8600
Phone: 612-371-3818
E-mail: jsayers@oldrepublictitle.com

Members

Stephen J. Acker

Owner
Closergeist, LLC
Roanoke, VA

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

Robert W. Blessman

CIO
Attorneys' Title Guaranty Fund, Inc.
Chicago, IL

Lisa Bolelli

CoreLogic
San Diego, CA


Chris N. Brink

Vice President
North American Title Insurance Company
Miami, FL

Pat Carney

Chief Strategy Officer
Agents National Title Insurance Co.
Columbia, MO

Mohamed Choumil

CEO
ATG Title, Inc.
Fairfax, VA


Ashley Cook

CEO
ZOCCAM
Dallas, TX

Sara S. DePhillips

VP, Director of Operations
North American Title Insurance Company
Miami, FL

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.
Santa Ana, CA


Linda T. Grahovec ITP, IEP, NTP

VP, Nat'l Comms, Dir Educ & Mktg
Fidelity National Title Group
Yorkville, IL

Mark Hahn

Associate Director IT
Attorneys' Title Fund Services, LLC - Orlando
Orlando, FL

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

Brad Jones

President
Secured Title of Kansas City
Lees Summit, MO


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


Andy Maloney

President
Nashville Title Insurance Corp.
Nashville, TN

Michael Marino

Manager, Strategic Alliances
CoreLogic
Irvine, CA

Eugene McCullough NTP

Director of Title Industry Servi
PYA
Knoxville, TN


Brieann McDaniel

Owner
Title Consulting Services
Olney, MD

Steve McDonald

National Accounts Director
Simplifile, LC
Provo, UT

Gregory McDonald

Founder & CEO
CLOUDSTAR
Jacksonville, FL


Darren Miller

CEO
E-Abstract
Rocklin, CA

Raja Paranjothi

Oread Partners
Olathe, KS

Benton A. Perret

Senior Consultant
Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Chicago, IL


Kevin Pogoda Esq.

Assistant VP & VA State Manager
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company - VA Operations
Manassas, VA

Nancy G. Pratt

VP Partner Relations & GA
Pavaso, Inc.
Grosse Pointe Park, MI

Amy Riggsbee

Senior Vice President
SoftPro
Raleigh, NC


Landon Roberts

Attorney
Ironclad Title, LLC
Lake Charles, LA

Jeffrey L. Rooks

Sr. Data Architect
RealEC Technologies, a division of Black Knight Financial Services
Cincinnati, OH

Betty Sagatelian

President
Realty Title Agency, Inc.
White Plains, NY


Brent Scheer CPA

Chief Financial Officer
Agents National Title Insurance Co.
Columbia, MO

Chris H. St. John

President
Lawyers Title of Topeka, Inc.
Topeka, KS

Brian Tormey

President
TitleVest Agency, LLC
Garrison, NY


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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