HOUSTON (Nov. 30, 2005) - Nolan Willis has joined Stewart Default Solutions (SDS) as director of technology. He comes to SDS from REIData Inc., where he was a senior project manager responsible for planning, development and release of its real estate information portal.
SDS and REIData Inc. are wholly owned subsidiaries of Stewart Mortgage Information (SMI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corp.
Prior to joining REIData, Willis led project selection, planning, analysis, development and implementation of mission-critical systems in the financial services, healthcare and transportation industries. His experience includes extensive change management consulting and process methodology, including management of large networks and system deployments.
"We are extremely pleased to have such a talented executive leading SDS' technology," said C. Alan Paylor, president of Stewart Default Solutions. "In this position, Nolan will have a great impact in guiding our development efforts, providing critical insight and strategic direction that will help us move forward on future enhancements of our complete default technology product line."
Nolan holds a B.B.A. in information and operations management from Texas A&M University, and is a certified Project Management Professional through Project Management Institute.
SDS is a default solution and information provider serving the loan servicing markets in both the consumer and mortgage industry. It provides default management solutions for lenders and investor in a seamless Web-based environment. Services range from a national attorney network, collections, foreclosure and bankruptcy as well as REO asset management, and include integrated data applications, online workflow and transaction processes. More information is available at www.stewartdefaultsolutions.com.
Stewart Mortgage Information (http://smi.stewart.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC), is a leading provider of mortgage information and services that accelerate loan origination and reduce costs of post closing functions. SMI boosts the efficiency and profitability of the loan origination process through the delivery of information and services required for settlement and servicing using e-commerce, including: credit, valuation products, nationwide title and settlement services, flood determinations, electronic mortgage document solutions, background checks and a variety of post-closing and investor delivery services.
Stewart Information Services Corp. is a 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 8,000 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 www.stewart.com.