Press Releases

TLTA occasionally releases statements and press releases to the media on important industry matters.

August 30, 2021

Read Press Release Re: TLTA's New President John Updegraff Jr. »
Read Press Release Re: Title Person of the Year Steve Streiff »
Read Press Release Re: Brandi Abercrombie Recipient of James H. Garst President's Award »
Read Press Release Re: Outstanding Legislator Award Sen. Bryan Hughes »
Read Press Release Re: Outstanding Legislator Award Rep. Hugh Shine »  

July 22, 2020

San Antonio Title Industry Professional Honored by Statewide Trade Association
Essential, Front-Line Title Insurance Professionals Honored for Protecting State’s Economy Under Continued Threat of COVID-19
State Rep. Geanie Morrison Receives Outstanding Legislator Award From Statewide Trade Association
State Sen. Joan Huffman Honored by Statewide Trade Association with Outstanding Legislator Award
Austin Title Industry Professional Elected President of Statewide Trade Association

June 24, 2019

State Sen. Brandon Creighton Receives Outstanding Legislator Award
State Rep. Eddie Lucio III Receives Outstanding Legislator Award
Mike Savas Elected President of TLTA
Denise Holmes Named Title Person of the Year
Peter Graf Receives James H. Garst President's Award
Janet Minke Awarded Honorary Member


June 20, 2018

State Sen. Dawn Buckingham Receives Outstanding Legislator Award
State Rep. Tom Oliverson Receives Outstanding Legislator Award
John C. Martin Elected President of TLTA
Roland Love Named Title Person of the Year
Steve Streiff Receives James H. Garst President's Award 
Glena Yates Awarded Honorary Member for Sustained and Meritorious Service
Ronald Yates Awarded Honorary Member for Sustained and Meritorious Service
Larry Molinare Awarded Honorary Member for Sustained and Meritorious Service



June 19, 2017

J. Christopher Phillips Elected President of TLTA
Mark Greek Named Honorary Member
Rep. Andrew Murr Receives Outstanding Legislator Award
Daniel Foster Receives President's Award
Randy Pittman Wins Title Person of the Year Award


Oct. 10, 2016

TLTA Awarded Texas Historical Commission Governor’s Award for Historic Preservation


June 17, 2016

James Dudley, IV Elected President of TLTA
G. Bickford Shaw Named Honorary Member
Tim Redding Named Honorary Member
Sen. Kirk Watson Receives Outstanding Legislator Award
Rep. Ron Simmons Receives Outstanding Legislator Award
Marysol Ortiz Wins Professional Exellence Award
Leslie Midgley Receives President's Award
John Rothermell, III Wins Title Person of the Year Award


February 2, 2016

Texas Land Title Association: The Texas Title System Works


August 20, 2015

Stewart's Patti Bonner Named President of The Texas Land Title Association


June 15, 2015

American Land Title Association President Diane Evans to Keynote at Texas Land Title Association Conference


February 20, 2015

Texas Land Title Association’s TILA/RESPA Training Series Draws Record Attendance


December 7, 2014

Texas Title Industry Focuses on the Future at Biennial "Day at the Capitol" Event


October 18, 2013 

Donley County Recognized with TLTA Sponsored Award for Courthouse Stewardship


June 26, 2013

Lloyd Draper Wins Honorary Membership
Terry Grantham Posthumosly named Honorary Member
Geri Hosterman Wins Professional Excellence Award
Linda McAtee Wins Professional Excellence Award
Lisa Beville Wins Peggy Hayes Teaching Excellence Award
Aaron Day Wins James H. Garst President's Award
Mark Greek Wins Title Person of the Year Award


August 22, 2012

Bankrate.com Closing Cost Comparison Inaccurate


May 22, 2012

Celia Goode Haddock Wins Title Person of the Year Award
Janet Minke Wins James H. Garst President's Award
Don Hughes Wins Professional Excellence Award
Belinda Mitchell Wins Professional Excellence Award
Kary Mersmann Wins Professional Excellence Award
Lisa Beville Wins Peggy Hayes Teaching Excellence Award
Pam Butler Wins E. Gordon Smith Scholarship Award
Allyson Macatee Wins E. Gordon Smith Scholarship Award