Stewart Title Guaranty Names New Agency Services Manager for Illinois

September 8, 2011

Stewart Title Guaranty Company announced the appointment of Michael Fonder as vice president, Illinois agency services manager. In this position, Fonder will handle all independent title agency operations in Illinois. Fonder brings to the company more than 35 years of experience in the title insurance industry, including many years of experience in leading underwriter agency units at the state and regional level.

“Mike is a welcome addition to our elite agency team that is delivering on the promise of steady and substantial growth of Stewart Title Guaranty in Illinois,” said James P. Lanzetta, senior vice president, North Central States agency services district manager. “The experience that Mike brings to the company will help us continue to strengthen our systems and procedures throughout our operations, as well as grow our in-state agency network.”

Fonder received a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh. Throughout his career, he has been active in various state Land Title Associations in the Midwest.

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