Frank Willey Elected ALTA® President

October 13, 2001

Santa Barbara, CAFrank P. Willey, Vice Chairman, Fidelity National Financial, Inc., Santa Barbara, has been elected as President of the Board of Governors for the American Land Title Association (ALTA). ALTA, headquartered in Washington, DC, is the association representing title insurance companies and their agents nationwide. Willey will serve as President until October 2002.

Fidelity National Financial is the parent company of Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, Chicago Title Insurance Company, Ticor Title Insurance Company, Security Union Title Insurance Company and Alamo Title Insurance Company. Previously, Willey was President, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Fidelity National Title Insurance Company. He has served in various capacities with subsidiaries and affiliates of Fidelity since joining the company in 1984. In September of this year, he was elected to the Board of Directors of Chicago Title Insurance Company.

Willey graduated from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, NY in 1975 and received his Juris Doctorate from Albany Law School in 1978.

The 11-member ALTA Board of Governors is responsible for creating association policy, overseeing the financial health of the association, overseeing the work of 33 committees, and ensuring the overall welfare of the association.

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