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As President and Co-CEO of Stewart Information Services Corp. and President of Stewart Title Co., Stewart Morris, Jr. is responsible for the affiliated title offices, real estate information companies and technology companies. He joined Stewart Title Co. in 1973. He was elected Vice President of Stewart Title Co. in 1975, and President of Stewart Title Co. and Chairman of Stewart Title Guaranty Co. in 1991. He became an Advisory Director of Stewart Information Services Corp. in 1997 and was elected to the Board as President and Co-CEO in February 2000. Under the direction of Mr. Morris, Stewart has become a real estate information industry leader in technology for productivity and e-commerce as well as a host of settlement services needed to close real estate transactions, which is key to Stewart’s future. Mr. Morris has often spoken at real estate conferences such as Title Tech, ALTA, ALTA Technology Expo, Real Estate Connect, Vision 2000, the National Association of Realtors®, ATIM and other industry forums on the subject of technology, the real estate transaction process and e-commerce. Mr. Morris has been occasionally invited to speak about real estate information and the title insuring and closing processes at the Jones School of Business, Rice University as well as participating in the Jones Partners Thought Leadership Series. Mr. Morris contributed a chapter, "From Contract to Closing" to the book, Home Buying By the Experts. He was the recipient of the "2001 Outstanding Achievement Award" from Settlement Services Today, a prominent industry publication as well as being named to the 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders: 2006 by Inman News.
Today, he serves as a Director for RealEC and is also on the Board of Trustees for the Oldham Little Church Foundation. Mr. Morris also serves on the board of Wharton County Historical Museum. He served as a member of the Advisory Council of Fannie Mae for the years 2000 and 2001, and served for five years on the Board of the Housing Roundtable. He is a member of Rice University Associates and River Oaks Country Club. An avid horse drawn carriage collector and driver, he served as President of the Carriage Association of America from 1995 through 1998. He was the founder of the Houston Area Carriage Association and currently serves as a Chairman of the board of trustees of the Carriage Museum of America as well as being an Honorary Life Director of the Carriage Association of America. Mr. Morris is a member of the prestigious New York Coaching Club.
Mr. Morris is an instrument rated multi-engine pilot with over 2,500 hours flying time.
Mr. Morris graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rice University in 1971 and received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas in 1973.