HOUSTON (April 27, 2009) – Stewart Title Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC), announces the promotion of Samantha Simpson and Kurt Simpson to co-president of Stewart Title Services of Indiana. Stewart Title Services of Indiana serves the greater Indianapolis market.
The two currently serve in a similar capacity for Stewart Title of Elkhart County, Inc. with offices in Goshen and Elkhart, Ind. Both will continue to serve as co-managers now for all Indiana operations of the company. The co-presidents will report to Tom Sagehorn, group senior vice president of Stewart Title Company.
“Kurt and Samantha represent the future of our company and are well prepared for major market responsibilities,” said Tom Sagehorn, chairman of Stewart Title Company – Illinois Division.” They maximize the Stewart way of doing business – using all the latest company technology with a customer-first approach. The two have improved our Northern Indiana operations, an area with one of the highest rates of unemployment, and we are proud of their many accomplishments.”
Kurt is originally from Eau Claire, Wis. and has a strong background in the title industry. From 1997 to 2005 he worked for a Fort Wayne based independent title agency in various capacities including title production, technology, operations and escrow. From 2005 to the present he has worked for Stewart Title, including the international division. Kurt is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University in business administration.
Samantha is originally from Iowa. She attended St. Ambrose and started working in the industry in 2003 as the manager of the closing division of an Indiana-based independent title agency. She then joined Stewart Title in 2005 as SureClose® specialist for National Title Services based in Houston and soon moved to Elkhart, Ind. to serve as co-manager with Kurt over Stewart Title of Elkhart County, Inc.
More information can be found at http://www.stsindiana.com/.
Stewart Title Services of Indiana, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Title Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC), a customer-driven, technology-enabled, strategically competitive, real estate information, title insurance and transaction management company. Stewart provides title insurance and related information services required for settlement by the real estate and mortgage industries through our network of company-owned offices and independent agencies throughout offices 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.
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