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Cathie Beck

Cathie Beck is the founder and president of Capital City Public Relations and an award-winning journalist and published book author with over 25 years of experience.

Bravo Patrick Hagler

Alliant National Announces the Promotion of Patrick Hagler to Regional Counsel – Southeast  

Longmont, Colo. – (November 30, 2021) – Alliant National Title Insurance Company, a unique title insurance underwriter that partners with independent agents to improve their competitive position, announces the promotion of Patrick Hagler to Regional Counsel – Southeast.

For the past five years, Hagler has served as State Counsel-Georgia and South Carolina. From reviewing and approving transactions to supporting the company’s network of independent agents, Patrick has applied his vast industry knowledge and versatile skill set for the betterment of the organization and its agents.

In his new position as Regional Counsel, Hagler will expand his purview to cover the entirety of the Southeast region, working to find creative solutions to title issues and helping Alliant National’s agents and their clients successfully get to the closing table. He will also assist in developing Alliant National’s market opportunities in the Southeast.

“I am honored and excited to expand my position with Alliant National and take on a leadership role in the Southeast region. Growing our Georgia operations for the past five years has been challenging and rewarding,” said Hagler. “I look forward to the opportunity to work with Tracey Webb and our entire Southeast team to further expand Alliant National’s footprint and grow our network of independent agents in the area. Furthermore, I welcome the chance to work with Jeff Stein, Chief Underwriting Counsel; our Southeast legal team; and the entire legal department. We have some of the best in the business, and I’m continually learning and growing by working alongside our knowledgeable team.”

“Patrick has been critical to our company and the growth of our business in Georgia,” said Jeff Stein, Chief Underwriting Counsel and Senior Vice President for Alliant National. “He has also been an invaluable help to me in assisting our counsel and agents in the Southeast states in which we do business. I am thrilled for what lies ahead. I know that with his leadership, our team of Southeast attorneys will do great things and provide extraordinary support to our independent title agents.”

Hagler received his J.D. from St. Mary’s University. He previously obtained his B.S. from Texas A&M University. He is a member of SLTA and ALTA, and lives in North Georgia.

Alliant National distinguishes itself from competitors by combining strong underwriting capability with independent agents’ in-depth knowledge of local markets. The result is a nationwide network with deep roots in local communities, and a wealth of expertise that is flexible, nuanced and continuously growing.

Visit alliantnational.com for additional information.

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ABOUT ALLIANT NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY

The Independent Underwriter for The Independent AgentSM – Alliant National believes in empowering people to thrive.

The company protects the dreams of property owners with secure title insurance and partners with 600+ trusted independent title agents as a licensed underwriter in 30
states and the District of Columbia.

Welcome graphic of Perry Craver, Underwriting Counsel Florida for Alliant National

Perry Craver is hired as Florida Underwriting Counsel

Longmont, Colo. – (October 27, 2021) – Alliant National Title Insurance Company, a unique title insurance underwriter that partners with independent agents to improve their competitive position, announces the hiring of Perry Craver as Florida Underwriting Counsel.

A seasoned and knowledgeable professional, Craver brings over 25 years of experience in the title insurance industry – having worked on both the underwriter and agent sides of the profession. Well-versed in title production, production management, agency management, underwriting and claims, Craver is a proactive problem solver and takes pride in getting transactions closed as planned and on schedule.  

At Alliant National, Craver will be busy as part of the Florida regional team. He will be primarily focused on working with Alliant National agents, its searchers and other title professionals on how best to insure real estate transactions. He is looking forward to getting to know the company’s Florida-based agents and supporting them through their title challenges so they can close transactions quickly and smoothly.

“I am absolutely thrilled to be part of the Alliant National team,” said Craver. “My co-workers and managers are some of the most talented, hard-working and dedicated individuals you will find in the industry, and I am truly honored to be working alongside them. Drawing upon my diverse title background and experiences, I am looking forward to doing my part to ensure that Alliant National continues to be Florida’s premier agent-focused title underwriter.”

“Perry is an incredible underwriter and title professional who brings a seasoned outlook, deep industry knowledge and an amazing passion for all things title,” said Brenda Cannon, Alliant National’s Regional Counsel Florida and Senior Vice President. “With over 25 years of experience under his belt, he will be a great addition to the Alliant National team in Florida.”

Craver received his J.D. from Nova Southeastern University – Shepard Broad Law Center. He previously obtained his B.S. in political science from North Carolina State University. A member of the Florida Bar, Craver is a licensed title agent in 25+ states, including Florida. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Jacksonville, Florida.

Alliant National distinguishes itself from competitors by combining strong underwriting capability with independent agents’ in-depth knowledge of local markets. The result is a nationwide network with deep roots in local communities, and a wealth of expertise that is flexible, nuanced and continuously growing.

Visit alliantnational.com for additional information.

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Cathie Beck
Capital City Public Relations
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ABOUT ALLIANT NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY

The Independent Underwriter for The Independent AgentSM – Alliant National believes in empowering people to thrive.

The company protects the dreams of property owners with secure title insurance and partners with 600+ trusted independent title agents as a licensed underwriter in 30
states and the District of Columbia.

Graphic with Robert Smith's picture welcoming him as Assistant Vice President and State Agency Manager for Missouri and Kansas

Alliant National Announces the Hiring of Robert Smith

Longmont, Colo. – (October 4, 2021) – Alliant National Title Insurance Company, a unique title insurance underwriter that partners with independent agents to improve their competitive position, announces the hiring of Robert Smith as Assistant Vice President and State Agency Manager for Missouri and Kansas.

Smith is a collaborative, talented and accomplished title professional who strives to build mutually beneficial, long-term relationships. For nearly 20 years, he has been the owner and operator of a small title company in Richmond, Missouri, located outside of Kansas City. Having previously been an agent, he has an acute understanding of the obstacles agents face and the solutions that can help them achieve greater productivity.

At Alliant National, Smith will be responsible for assisting regional agents with streamlining and improving their business workflows, business planning and growth, and marketing and education. He will also actively pursue new agent relationships and meet with each active Alliant National agent within his first 90 days of employment.

“I am very excited to have this opportunity to take my career to the next level with Alliant National,” said Smith. “There is a family feel here, and that is what sets us apart from the competition. I can’t wait to work with such an amazing team. As they say, TEAM means: Together Each Achieve More!”

“Robert brings a set of unique traits that will be invaluable as our agency manager for Kansas and Missouri,” said Manoj Purohit, Senior Vice President, Central-West Region Manager for Alliant National. “Having over 25 years of industry experience, including examining title and owning a successful agency, Robert promises to be a true resource and partner to our agents. We are excited to have him join the Alliant National team.”

Smith believes strongly in giving back and is highly active in his community. He is active in various community organizations, including the Richmond Masonic Lodge No. 57 AF & AM, and the Richmond Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, he is a Paul Harris Fellow with the Rotary International, which provides funding to community projects.

Outside of the office, Smith spends time with family, and enjoys boating and supporting the Kansas City Chiefs.

Alliant National distinguishes itself from competitors by combining strong underwriting capability with independent agents’ in-depth knowledge of local markets. The result is a nationwide network with deep roots in local communities, and a wealth of expertise that is flexible, nuanced and continuously growing.

Visit alliantnational.com for additional information.

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Cathie Beck
Capital City Public Relations
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p: 303-241-0805

ABOUT ALLIANT NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY

The Independent Underwriter for The Independent AgentSM – Alliant National believes in empowering people to thrive.

The company protects the dreams of property owners with secure title insurance and partners with 600+ trusted independent title agents as a licensed underwriter in 30
states and the District of Columbia.

Graphic with Micah Owen's picture welcoming her as the South Carolina Agency Manager at Alliant National

Alliant National Announces the Hiring of Micah Owen as South Carolina Agency Manager

Longmont, Colo. – (September 13, 2021) – Alliant National Title Insurance Company, a unique title insurance underwriter that partners with independent agents to improve their competitive position, announces the hiring of Micah Owen as South Carolina Agency Manager.

In addition to leading Alliant National’s operations in South Carolina, Owen will be an active member of the Southeast Region’s staff. She will contribute to the development of Alliant National as both a strong regional player and national underwriter. Her day-to-day responsibilities will include signing, developing, marketing and managing Alliant National’s policy issuing agents in South Carolina. She is most looking forward to fostering new connections in her beautiful home state.

“I am blessed to begin my career with Alliant National at such a young age,” said Owen. “My co-workers have already made me feel like family. They have all been exceptionally welcoming, and it means a lot to see how excited they are for me to start.”

“When you find and hire a professional like Micah, it isn’t difficult to get excited,” said Tracey Webb, Senior Vice President and Southeast Region Agency Manager. “In meeting her, I was immediately struck by her versatile abilities, strong industry knowledge and her interest in and dedication to the agents we serve and support. We are lucky and thrilled to have her in this important role.”

Having worked for years in the fitness industry before moving to the title insurance field in 2017, Owen brings a commitment to excellence and a knack for relationship building that will be an important asset to Alliant National’s work in the region.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, Owen is a fitness guru in her personal life. She is most happy when spending time with her family, exploring South Carolina’s Lake Murray and playing kickball with her team of five years.

Alliant National distinguishes itself from competitors by combining strong underwriting capability with independent agents’ in-depth knowledge of local markets. The result is a nationwide network with deep roots in local communities, and a wealth of expertise that is flexible, nuanced and continuously growing.

Visit alliantnational.com for additional information.

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Cathie Beck
Capital City Public Relation
e: cathie@capitalcitypr.com
p: 303-241-0805

ABOUT ALLIANT NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY

The Independent Underwriter for The Independent AgentSM – Alliant National believes in empowering people to thrive.

The company protects the dreams of property owners with secure title insurance and partners with 600+ trusted independent title agents as a licensed underwriter in 30 states and the District of Columbia.

ISO27001 Seal of Excellence

Alliant National Achieves Coveted ISO 27001 Certification for 2021.

Longmont, Colo. – (July 8 , 2021) – Alliant National Title Insurance Company, a unique title insurance underwriter that partners with independent agents to improve their competitive position, announces the completion of the prestigious and coveted ISO 27001 certification audit for 2021.

ISO 27001:2013 is an information security standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the world’s largest developer of voluntary international standards, and the International Electrotechnical Commission. Successfully completing this audit reflects Alliant National’s commitment to excellence in meeting rigorous international standards in ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, availability and protection of non-public information. The recertification is valid through 2024, subject to achieving satisfactory annual surveillance audits.

“We are proud to have completed this 2021 ISO 27001 recertification audit, which continues to distinguish the unique capabilities of Alliant National,” said David Sinclair, Alliant National President and CEO. “This annual audit provides confidence to lenders, state insurance departments and our stakeholders in our capabilities to protect non-public and confidential information. It speaks directly to our ongoing commitment to meet or exceed the highest standards when securing the non-public information that we are entrusted with every day.”

Alliant National’s initial certification was issued in May 2015. It was then renewed in May 2018 and April 2021 by A-lign, an independent and accredited certification body based in the United States. To achieve recertification, Alliant National had to complete a formal, independent recertification audit which tested and validated all 117 controls within the Information Security Management System framework.

Alliant National distinguishes itself from competitors by combining strong underwriting capability with independent agents’ in-depth knowledge of local markets. The result is a nationwide network with deep roots in local communities, and a wealth of expertise that is flexible, nuanced, and continuously growing.

Visit alliantnational.com for additional information.

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Cathie Beck
Capital City Public Relation
e: cathie@capitalcitypr.com
p: 303-241-0805

ABOUT ALLIANT NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY

The Independent Underwriter for The Independent AgentSM – Alliant National believes in empowering people to thrive.

The company protects the dreams of property owners with secure title insurance and partners with 500+ trusted independent title agents as a licensed underwriter in 27 states and the District of Columbia.

This blog contains general information only, not intended to be relied upon as, nor a substitute for, specific professional advice. We accept no responsibility for loss occasioned to any purpose acting on or refraining from action as a result of any material on this blog.

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