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Abstract Title in Knoxville names Ryan as president

HOUSTON (Feb. 15, 2007) – Matthew Ryan has been promoted to president of Abstract Title, the Knoxville division of Stewart Title of Tennessee Inc. Ryan had served as executive vice president of the office.

“Matthew has been a great asset to the company in his role as executive vice president and we are excited to have him step up to the position of president,” said Kathy W. Jones, president, Stewart Title of Tennessee. “We are confident he will do a great job for the customers and associates of Abstract Title.”

Ryan is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, magna cum laude in business administration – finance, and is also a graduate of the University of Memphis School of Law.

Abstract Title has been in business for more than 20 years and has two offices in the Knoxville area: the west office at 243 North Peters Road, telephone (865) 691-5100, and the north office at 4620 Old Broadway St., telephone (865) 219-8100.

Stewart Title of Tennessee is a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC), a customer-oriented, technology-driven, strategically competitive, real estate information and transaction management company. Stewart provides title insurance and related information services required for settlement by the real estate and mortgage industries through more than 9,500 policy-issuing offices and agencies in the United States and international markets. Stewart also provides post-closing lender services, automated county clerk land records, property ownership mapping, geographic information systems, property information reports, flood certificates, document preparation, background checks and expertise in tax-deferred exchanges. More information can be found at