Houston (July 14, 2003) - Travis Wright has joined Stewart Title Guaranty Company's National Title Services (NTS) as senior vice president, manager of national affiliated and related businesses within the residential real estate industry.
Stewart Title Guaranty Co. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC).
Building on his more than 20 years experience in the real estate franchise and related financial services industries, Wright will work closely with the NTS business development staff, Stewart regional operations and its network of more than 6,800 issuing offices. He will be responsible for developing the sales and service support systems for national strategic joint ventures expanding Stewart's business lines.
Wright has an extensive background in realty brokerage operations, national franchise development and business consulting and customer relationship strategies. Most recently he has consulted in the real estate and financial services sectors on business development campaigns, as well as strategic partnering programs for those service providers who play a role in the homebuying transaction. Wright previously worked in senior management and marketing capacities for GMAC Financial Services, Hometouch Centers Inc., General Motors Corp., Countrywide Financial, Prudential Real Estate Affiliates and Coldwell Banker Residential Affiliates.
He attended Southern Illinois University and the U.S. Army Aviation School, and served during the Vietnam War as a chief warrant officer. Wright holds inactive real estate licenses in Arizona and Washington.
Wright will be based out of the Houston corporate office.
Stewart Information Services Corp. is a technology driven, strategically competitive, global real estate information company. Stewart provides title insurance and related information services through more than 6,800 issuing locations in the United States and several international markets. Stewart meets the needs of the real estate and mortgage industries through the delivery of information services required for settlement using e-commerce. These services include title reports, flood determinations, document preparation, property reports, background checks and online property auctions. Stewart also supplies post-closing services to lenders, automated county clerk land records, property and land ownership mapping, and GIS for governmental entities. Stewart provides expertise in tax-deferred exchanges. More information about Stewart can be found at www.stewart.com.