LandAmerica names new Executive VP

February 22, 2005

Richmond-based Fortune 500 company LandAmerica Financial Group Inc. announced that Albert V. Will has been named Executive Vice President - Lender Services. In this role, he will oversee all of LandAmerica's centralized real estate transaction services for lenders and mortgage servicers nationwide. He will be located in Richmond and assume responsibilities on March 15, 2005.

Since beginning his career in 1978, Will has held a variety of positions of increasing importance in the financial services industry. In 1995, Will joined Bank One Mortgage as Chief Operating Officer and board member. In 1998, he was recruited to Amerin Guaranty by its President to be an Executive Vice President, managing operations, risk management, and technology. Shortly after, he managed the operational integration of the merger of Commonwealth Mortgage Assurance Corporation (CMAC) and Amerin Guaranty. Will worked in various sales, operations, and strategic planning capacities with the resulting nationally-known company. In 2001, he was named President of the company's wholly owned, eCommerce subsidiary until his departure in April of 2004.

In 2004, Will founded a regional title insurance and closing management company in the Midwest -- his second successful start-up enterprise in a career marked by entrepreneurship. In addition to his duties there, Will has been working as a business and management consultant to both the banking and real estate transaction services industries.

Will received a bachelor of science in business administration from the State University of New York at Albany in Albany, New York.

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