Whatcom Land Title Promotes New CEO, President

February 3, 2022

Washington-based Whatcom Land Title Co. began 2022 with some major promotions, including Bill Ronhaar to CEO and Mark Dethlefs to president.

Ronhaar, previously president, joined Whatcom Land Title in 2014. He received his National Title Professional designation from ALTA and the Washington Title Professional designation from the Washington Land Title Association (WLTA). Ronhaar is a three-time past president of WLTA.

“Bill brings an in-depth understanding of the title industry and a wide breadth of experience to the position of CEO,” said Colleen Baldwin, owner and the previous CEO. Baldwin will continue to be active at Whatcom Land Title, supporting client relationships, its company culture and strategic direction. Baldwin celebrated her 35th anniversary with Whatcom Land Title in 2021.

Dethlefs will celebrate his 30th anniversary with Whatcom Land Title this summer. He has steadily risen through the ranks of the company after starting as a copy/delivery clerk. Dethlefs also has served on Whatcom Land Title’s board of directors the last four years.

Contact ALTA at 202-296-3671 or communications@alta.org.