Regional Underwriter Adds Underwriting Counsel, State Manager

March 9, 2010

Agents National Title Insurance Co. recently made two executive changes, adding an underwriting counsel and a state area manager.

Cheryl Cowherd was named underwriting counsel, while Scott Hannaford was tapped as its Kansas Area Manager.

Cowherd graduated from William Jewell College with a degree in International Relations and International Business. In 1993 Cowherd received her Juris Doctorate from the St. Louis University School of Law. Cowherd brings extensive experience in all aspects of title business including production, search, exam, and escrow (both commercial and residential) and has worked with an agent and an underwriter. Since 2000, Cowherd worked for a national title insurance underwriter, both as underwriting counsel and agency account manager.

Hannaford will be responsible for growing the agency network for the company primarily in the State of Kansas. Hannaford graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in marketing. He is a fourth generation title professional having worked in the family title agency in Marion, Kan. He was fortunate to learn the basics of the title insurance industry from his father and grandfather.

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