LandAmerica Names Elizabeth D. Sharp Vice President – Product and Services Development

January 26, 2005

Richmond, Virginia – LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: LFG), a provider of real estate transaction services, announces that Elizabeth D. Sharp has been named Vice President – Product and Services Development. In this position, Sharp is responsible for product research and new product development within the various customer channels at LandAmerica. She is based in Alpharetta, Georgia, and Richmond, Virginia.

Sharp has over 12 years of experience in market research, product marketing, new product development, and product management. She had been serving LandAmerica as Director – Product and Services Management and was recently responsible for the development and implementation of several important initiatives benefiting LandAmerica customers.

These include the LandAmerica LenderXtra(SM) Program, which provides mortgage lenders with a customizable, settlement services bundle; the XtraOrder(TM) electronic ordering and delivery platform for Agent Partners nationwide; and the Pursuit of Ideas Program, where LandAmerica employees at every level of the organization contribute innovative product ideas to better serve customers.

“We are fortunate to have Elizabeth Sharp supervising the development of effective products and services that will ultimately benefit our customers,” said Jeff Vaughan, Executive Vice President – Market Development. “LandAmerica is committed to superior service. Offering products and services that are unsurpassed in the marketplace is essential for delivering superior service to REALTORS®, lenders, builders, and consumers across the nation.”

Sharp received her master’s degree in public administration and bachelor’s degree in sociology from West Virginia University. She is a member of the New Product Development and Management Association and the Marketing Research Association.

Source: LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc.

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North American Title Insurance Company (NATIC) is a seasoned title insurance underwriter, helping title agents to achieve their individual business goals for more than 50 years. Today, the company conducts real estate settlement services in 39 states and the District of Columbia through a network of experienced, independent agents.