Underwriter Bolsters Presence in Southeast

February 8, 2011

WFG National Title Insurance Company named Thomas Klein as senior vice president, Southeast Region.

In his new position, Klein will focus on managing and growing the company’s agency support operations in Alabama, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.

Klein comes to WFG National Title having been in the settlement services industry for 30 years. He was most recently vice president with Alliance Solutions LLC, a national consulting firm specializing in business process and compliance consultation for title agencies and underwriters. Before that, Klein spent 22 years as an officer with Lawyers Title Insurance Corp. There, he held a number of roles, including managing the southeastern Virginia agency territory; concurrently managing a northern Virginia subsidiary; and managing agency operations in northern Virginia.

Klein further initiated the insurer’s national agency operations, and managed a group consulting with agents and company officials on affiliated business arrangement matters. Prior to working with the insurer, Klein was the president and founder of Virginia Escrow & Title Co.

Klein received his BA degree from the University of Virginia and his JD from the University of Richmond’s T.C. Williams School of Law.

“WFG’s singular focus is its customer, without whom we simply do not exist” said WFG National Title Executive Vice President Joseph Drum. “Tom Klein understands the agency business and its challenges, and is dedicated to working with his customer, the title agent, for success. We believe our southeastern agencies will find him to be an invaluable resource.”

WFG National Title is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oregon-based Williston Financial Group. The Williston Financial Group family of title insurers is currently licensed and operating in 38 jurisdictions nationwide.

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