Graphic with Brenda Cannon's picture congratulating him on his promotion to Regional Counsel Florida and Senior Vice President for Alliant National

Now that’s Something to Celebrate!

Longmont, Colo. – (April 08, 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 Brenda J. Cannon to the position of Regional Counsel Florida and Senior Vice President.

Cannon is a highly-skilled attorney with more than 26 years of experience in title insurance and 35 years in real estate. During her career, she has served as both Claims Counsel and Underwriting Counsel, analyzing risk, determining how to fix title defects, resolving claims, and managing outside counsel.

Cannon received her Juris Doctorate with Honors from the University of Florida College of Law where she was a member of the Law Review. She is an active member of the Florida Bar, the American Land Title Association, the Florida Land Title Association, and the American Bar Association. She is also Board-Certified in real estate law by the Florida Bar.

Cannon’s experience will serve her well in her new role with Alliant National, where she will continue leading and expanding Alliant National’s Florida underwriting department and working with the rest of the Florida team to support the ongoing, explosive growth of the organization in the region.

“I’m excited to continue my work leading our wonderful underwriters in the Florida-area,” said Cannon. “Alliant National is currently experiencing a period of exciting and rapid growth, and it is an honor to help our underwriting team continue to offer the best service in the industry.”

“We feel incredibly lucky to have Brenda as part of our leadership team,” said Margaret Cook, EVP, General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer of Alliant National. “Her deep understanding of the law, robust industry experience and natural leadership ability make her the ideal choice to lead and grow our underwriting operations in 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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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.

Welcome Mara Alyson, Florida Underwriting Counsel for Alliant National

Announcing new Underwriting Counsel in Florida

Longmont, Colo. – (February 25, 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 Mara Alyson, Underwriting Counsel Florida.

Alyson is a highly skilled attorney with over 20 years of experience in title insurance, transactional and real estate litigation. She began her career practicing criminal prosecution before moving into real estate law. Working for several law firms, in addition to a regional title insurance underwriter, Alyson gained extensive expertise in underwriting both commercial and residential real estate transactions, closings and contract negotiations. She is also well versed in business development and title curative, and in fostering positive, long-term client relationships.

“I care deeply about the underwriting process, as well as supporting independent agents and protecting the interests of those involved in any given transaction,” said Alyson. “Joining the Alliant National team is an incredible opportunity to work for a deeply committed group of title insurance professionals, and I’m looking forward to many happy years here.”

Alyson’s past professional experiences will serve her well in her new role. She will be responsible for advising on underwriting decisions, drafting guidelines for examination and underwriting, and analyzing risk in title transactions.

“Mara is a seasoned legal professional who has an incredible grasp of all aspects of the title industry – from abstracting and examining to closings and underwriting. There is no doubt that she will be an exceptional addition to our team and operations, or that her diverse expertise will allow Alliant National to be an even more powerful force in the title insurance field,” said Brenda J. Cannon, Regional Counsel Florida and Senior Vice President.

Mara Alyson graduated with honors from Florida Atlantic University. She earned her JD from Nova South Eastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center. Mara is a member of the Florida Bar and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District.

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 500+ trusted independent title agents as a licensed underwriter in 27 states and the District of Columbia.

Welcome Christy Hennesey, West Florida Agency Manager for Alliant National

Welcome Christy Hennesey, West Florida Agency Manager

Longmont, Colo. – (December 1, 2020) – Alliant National Title Insurance Company, a unique title insurance underwriter that partners with independent agents to improve their competitive position, announces the hiring of Christy Hennesey, West Florida Agency Manager.

Hennesey has had a long career in the title insurance industry, having worked with various underwriters for nearly 20 years. She got her start working on the production side of the business before transitioning to the role of agency manager. In this position, she gained extensive experience in adding new agents, as well as managing relationships with existing agents. “I’m excited to add my expertise in relationship building and growing an agent base to the Alliant National team,” says Hennesey. “I look forward to joining a company dedicated to the independent agent and helping ensure their ongoing success.”

Hennesey’s past professional experience will serve her well in her new role. She will be responsible for expanding Alliant National’s agent network in western Florida, in addition to supporting the development of current agents and increasing regional awareness of Alliant National’s brand.

“Christy brings a wealth of experience and a mindset that perfectly complements Alliant National’s mission to always put agents first,” says Debra J. Coffie, Senior Vice President, Florida Regional Manager. “Her ability to build strong, lasting relationships with independent agents, not to mention her deep industry knowledge, will add incredible value to our Florida operations.”

Outside of her work, Hennesey enjoys spending time with her family. She is married with two sons and often spends weekends attending her sons’ baseball tournaments or football games, depending on the season.

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 500+ trusted independent title agents as a licensed underwriter in 27 states and the District of Columbia, with annual revenues exceeding $126 million.

Graphic welcoming Eric Anderson and Russell Gonzales as Southwest Agency Representatives

Eric Anderson and Russell Gonzales Join the Southwest team

Alliant National Announces the Hiring of Two New Assistant Vice Presidents and Southwest Agency Representatives

Longmont, Colo. – (September 29, 2020) – Alliant National Title Insurance Company, a unique title insurance underwriter that partners with independent agents to improve their competitive position, announces the hiring of Eric Anderson, Assistant Vice President and Southwest Agency Representative, and Russell Gonzales, also Assistant Vice President and Southwest Agency Representative.

Anderson has enjoyed career success in the pharmaceutical industry. Specifically, his background includes more than 20 years in medical, pharmaceutical and vaccine sales. He has served as an analyst and has spent decades in field sales and marketing. “It is exciting to bring my sales background and management experience from another industry to Alliant National,” says Anderson. “I look forward to being part of Alliant National’s continued growth.”

Gonzales brings more than 28 years’ title insurance experience to Alliant National, serving in a variety of capacities, including as a title examiner for an independent agent in Fort Bend County, Texas, and as a policy services director, agency services manager and national commercial closing specialist for a national underwriter.

“This is an exciting opportunity to bring my experience in various aspects of title insurance to Alliant National,” says Gonzales. “The company culture is one of inclusivity and ‘agents first,’ which is part of my own professional credo.”

Both are charged with responsibilities that include: sourcing, targeting, and signing new, high-quality policy issuing agents for Alliant National. They will also serve as active members within the southwest agency staff and will participate and influence the development of Alliant National as a strong, national underwriter. 

“These gentlemen are a perfect fit for the Alliant National vision,” says KC West, Senior Vice President and Southwest Regional Manager. “We look forward to the varied and seasoned experience Russell and Eric bring to our team.”

Gonzales is married with two children in college. He enjoys cooking and working out. Anderson enjoys birding, fishing and golfing. He is married with a college-age daughter and a son in high school.

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
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p : 303-241-0805

ABOUT ALLIANT NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY

The Independent Underwriter for The Independent Agent® – 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, with annual revenues exceeding $126 million.

Graphic Celebrating Steven Blackwell's promotion to Agency Manager for Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee

Celebrating Steven Blackwell’s promotion

Denver, Colo. – Alliant National Title Insurance Company, a unique title insurance underwriter that partners with independent agents to improve their competitive position, announces the promotion of Steven Blackwell as Agency Manager for Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee.

Steven has more than 25 years’ experience managing client relationships, training and customer service. His experience includes managing multiple responsibilities and priorities over three states. He is also a Licensed Title Agent of Alabama.

In his new position, he is responsible for daily operations in the Ala., Miss. and Tenn., Steven is the also the primary customer liaison for agents in the three states for agency operations, policy production and closing protection documents.

He provides regulatory compliance guidance, with continuing education, coordination, accreditation and reporting. Additionally, he is responsible for special projects such as organizing corporate sponsored functions including seminars, webinars and agent social functions.

“I look forward to taking on the new duties as Agency Manager for Alliant National for three states,” says Blackwell. “My experience in previous positions has shown me that the company continues to recognize talent and supports its employees throughout the company.”

“We are delighted that Steven was recently promoted to Agency Manager,” says Tracey Webb, Senior Vice President and Southeast Regional Manager. “He has been with Alliant National for more than two years and his contributions to the advancement of our team have proven he is worthy of this position. We congratulate Steven on his promotion and look forward to his continued success and growth with our company.”

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 Agent® – 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 25 states and the District of Columbia, with annual revenues exceeding $126 million.

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