Regional Underwriting Counsel–Southwestern States
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
A title insurance professional for nearly three decades, John has been with Stewart Title Guaranty Company since 1998 – first as Texas underwriting counsel from 2000 to 2010, as Texas agency manager and since 2010 as Regional Underwriting Counsel—Southwestern States and Senior Underwriter. He specializes in underwriting title insurance transactions throughout Texas, New Mexico, Louisiana, and Oklahoma. He represents the company before the Texas Legislature, the Texas Department of Insurance, and various industry groups.
John received both his B.A. and J.D. from Southern Methodist University. He has served the Texas Land Title Association (TLTA) in many capacities, including as regional vice president and the chair for various committees, including Legislative, Judiciary, Land Title Institute, and Survey. He is a frequent lecturer at events for Stewart, TLTA, the State Bar of Texas, of which he is a member, as well as several study committees for the Texas Insurance Department. He is often called as an expert witness on title insurance matters before the Texas Legislature, and in many hearings and lawsuits.