HOUSTON (Aug. 16, 2007) – Mike Halpin, a divisional vice president for Stewart Title of Wisconsin Inc., has been named its president and chief executive officer.
Former Stewart Title of Wisconsin president and CEO David Silberman will continue to lead as Wisconsin state manager and counsel for the underwriter, Stewart Title Guaranty Co.
Stewart Title of Wisconsin and Stewart Title Guaranty Co. are wholly owned subsidiaries of Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC)
“Dave has been very successful in growing the Stewart Title of Wisconsin affiliate operation,” said Tom Sagehorn, executive vice president and region manager, Stewart Title Guaranty Co. “With this change, Dave can focus completely on programs benefiting agency operations all across the state. Mike’s full-time charge will be to take our statewide affiliate offices to the next level.”
A title industry veteran, Halpin was founder and owner of Title One of Waupaca, which was acquired by Stewart Title of Wisconsin in early 2007.
Halpin attended University of Wisconsin – Madison and graduated from University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. He is a member of the University of Wisconsin – Madison Bascom Hill Society, a philanthropic organization supporting the institution. He also has served as councilman for the city of Waupaca and is a Rotarian.
Stewart Information Services Corp. is 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 http://www.stewart.com/.