HOUSTON (Sept. 30, 2005) - Kevin J. Beach has joined REIData Inc. as senior vice president of title plant services, managing products and services provided to title companies for title databases, real estate taxes and document imaging, as well as leading and coordinating efforts to expand the company's title plant services business.
REIData Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC).
Beach has more than 28 years experience in real estate information and title insurance systems and services. He has a solid background in general management, business development, marketing and sales, and strategic management for such companies as DataTrace, Chicago Title Insurance Co. and Security Union Title. Beach most recently worked as vice president of business development for NextAce Corp.
"We are pleased to have Kevin join our team in this vitally important role," said Hank Rush, president and chief executive officer, REIData Inc. "Kevin brings extensive title industry experience, as well as a good understanding of current technology offerings for traditional title plant operations. He will lead our expansion of these operations and associated online products."
Beach has a bachelor's degree in information systems from the University of San Francisco. He will be based at the REIData offices in San Antonio, Texas.
As a real estate information provider, REIData serves the title, realty and lending markets in three primary ways: data access, integrated data applications, and online product distribution through its Web portal, propertyinfo.com. REIData provides real estate transaction professionals with the electronic data and integrated applications needed to increase their business efficiency and improve the quality of information used throughout the real estate transaction process. More information about REIData is available at www.propertyinfo.com.
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.