Downdate Newsletter

The Downdate newsletter is emailed monthly to TLTA members and covers industry, association and member news.


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2020


August 2020

  • 8 Ways Managers Can Support Employees’ Mental Health
  • Registration List Swells to 220 and Growing for First Ever Virtual Land Title School
  • Hill Country Titles Celebrates Golden Anniversary – 50 Years of Family
  • Patten Title Company’s, Eric Fontanot, Named Houston Business Journal’s Most Admired CEO
  • Stewart Title Hires New Group Senior Vice President for Southwest Direct Operations
  • Alliant National Announces the Promotion of KC West to Senior Vice President and Southwest Region Manager
  • Title Midwest, Inc. Appoints Marc Miller to Lead Texas Division
  • WFG National Title Insurance Company Appoints Megan Piechowiak Texas State Underwriting Counsel
  • Westcor Land Title Insurance Company Announces the Hiring of Shannon Skurner as Regional Underwriting Counsel
  • In Memoriam: Sue Ann (Gladden) Clarkson
  • Top Educational Sessions From Our 2020 Virtual Annual Conference Now Available On Demand – Escrow Hours Available

July 2020

  • Our First-Ever Virtual Conference Was a Success, Thank You!
  • 2020-2021 Board of Directors Installed
  • Outgoing TLTA President Mike Savas Dedicates President’s Award to All Essential, Front-Line Title Professionals Working During COVID-19
  • Andi Bolin Selected to Head Knight Barry Title's First Texas Office
  • A Warm Welcome to Our Newest TLTA Members
  • On-Demand Webinars

June 2020

  • 2020 Virtual Conference: Inspiring Keynoters, Important Industry Updates, and Continuing Education Focused on Today's Challenges Head the Billing
  • How to Overcome Your Fear of Making Mistakes
  • Data Point: 2019 Mortgage Market Activity and Trends
  • Westcor Promotes Angela Fling to Texas Region Manager
  • A Warm Welcome to Our Newest TLTA Members
  • On-Demand Webinars

May 2020

  • Bright Spots and Silver Linings
  • 2020 Virtual Conference: Dates Finalized July 13-16; Exciting Lineup of Informative and Inspiring Speakers Continues to Grow
  • Get Involved With TLTA's Volunteer Network
  • New Video From ALTA Celebrates Title Industry's Good Deeds During COVID-19
  • TDI Job Opening: Title Insurance Specialist
  • North American Title Insurance Co. Adds Ryan Sabel as Texas State Agency Manager
  • Upcoming Webinars

April 2020

  • Meeting You Where You Are – TLTA Annual Conference Goes Virtual
  • Essential Advice for Stressed-Out Essential Workers
  • Looking Forward to Looking Back – State of the Association
  • Work From Home Handbook
  • TDI Job Opening: Title Insurance Specialist
  • In Memoriam: Mark S. Pena
  • Tom Berry Joins National Investors as Executive Vice President
  • North American Title Insurance Appoints Kelly Love Underwriting Counsel for Southern States
  • Jay Hartzell Named Interim President of UT Austin
  • A Warm Welcome to Our Newest TLTA Members
  • Upcoming Webinars

March 2020

  • Thank You – I Salute Your Impressive Response to COVID-19
  • COVID-19 UPDATE: Federal Guidelines Now Include County Recorders Among Essential Businesses
  • Title Industry Gets Creative in Pursuit of Safe Closing Protocols
  • Don't Worry: Our Annual Conference Is Still a Go!
  • Mike and Bonney Ramsey Honored for Giving Back to the Community
  • SAVE THE DATE: Day at the Capitol Feb. 8-9, 2021
  • Are You Ready to Grow Your Title Industry Career?
  • Use the Weekend to Get Up-to-Speed on Things You Need to Know – On-Demand Education and Training Available Anytime
  • Upcoming Webinars

February 2020

  • Abstracting & Examination Fundamentals – Live in Dallas May 14
  • Grassroots News: Texas House Insurance Committee Chairman Rep. Eddie Lucio III Attends Title Industry Meet and Greet
  • Cyber ­Insurance: 10 Tips and Traps
  • Next Gen: Title Industry Leadership Today, Tomorrow and Beyond
  • John Magness Joins FNF to Lead Alamo Title Company
  • RecordsOnline Hires Mark Holley
  • Patten Title Participates in Local Charity
  • A Warm Welcome to Our Newest TLTA Members
  • Upcoming Webinars

January 2020

  • A Better Way to Develop and Retain Top Talent
  • 5 Habits for Successful Social Media Managers in 2020
  • Joint Statement on Heightened Cybersecurity Risk Issued by Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
  • Agents National Title Names Todd Mendolia COO
  • Stewart Title President Matthew Morris Announces His Departure
  • Mary Ann Howard Retires
  • Earn Your TLTA Professional Certification in 2020 – Exams Scheduled in April
  • Property Records Industry Association Offers Special Title Industry Registration Rates for Winter Symposium in Austin, Feb. 24-27
  • Upcoming Webinars