Stewart Title Commercial Services Washington, DC Office Adds Business Development Officer

HOUSTON (June 21, 2016) – Stewart Title® announced today the addition of Yolanda “Yoli” Valdespino as business development officer for the Washington, DC office, a dedicated commercial services Stewart location that opened its doors in 2014. 

In her new role, Yoli will develop new business opportunities by building teams of seasoned professionals who respond quickly with solutions tailored to customer needs. She will serve as the point of contact for customers’ local, national and cross-border commercial real estate transactions. Additionally, she will handle complicated, high-liability single and multi-site transactions that often involve properties located in multiple states and/or countries.

“Yoli brings a number of professional strengths, including strong leadership and team-building skills,” said Gary Cortellessa, senior vice president, Mid-Atlantic regional commercial services manager, senior underwriting counsel. “I have no doubt that she will greatly contribute to the positive momentum already in place with the Washington DC office, which has quickly built a loyal customer base by providing superior service and creative underwriting solutions, with an experienced and customer-focused staff.”

Valdespino has worked in a variety of professional roles, most recently serving as a strategic advisor for a Texas-based company. Prior to that, she worked as an area manager for a leading provider of home warranties. In this role, she developed and increased business by 40 percent in her designated territory. She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

Valdespino can be reached at (202) 753-3850 or and will office at 1730 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington DC, 20036.

About Stewart 
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