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Alliant National Announces Mary Berner as AVP, Southeast Florida Agency Manager

Berner brings more than 30 years of title insurance knowledge and leadership experience to Alliant National.

LONGMONT, COLO. (June 23, 2020) – Alliant National Title Insurance Company announces new hire Mary Berner as Assistant Vice-President, Southeast Florida Agency Manager, effective immediately.

Berner brings more than 30 years of title insurance knowledge and leadership experience to Alliant National. Alliant National measures its success through the empowerment of people and protecting property owners with the finest title insurance, while helping independent title agents flourish and expand their competitive positions in the marketplace.

Berner’s duties include developing relationships with agents and helping to increase Alliant National’s footprint in the Florida market.

“I am thrilled to join such an amazing group of professionals,” says Berner. . “I look forward to bringing my experiences and relationships to such a welcoming environment that empowers independent agents and supports their success.”

“Mary’s vast industry experience and knowledge make her a valuable addition to our Florida team,” said Debra J. Coffie, Senior Vice President, Florida Regional Manager. “She is among the best in Florida at developing long lasting relationships and helping independent agents thrive.”

Alliant National welcomes Berner and looks forward to utilizing her deep understanding of the title industry, which she developed over the past three decades. She has held the position of AVP, Agency Manager in West Palm Beach, Fla., cementing her reputation as one of the most respected leaders in the title industry.

“We are honored to bring Mary Berner into the Alliant National family,” said Coffie.

Alliant National was founded in 2005 by a group of seasoned title insurance professionals, business leaders and entrepreneurs. It began as a regional underwriter operating in Colorado with a few key agents and first year revenues of $131,000. Today, Alliant covers five regions, with its corporate headquarters in Longmont, Colo., and a second office in Oviedo, Fla., where claims are processed.

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


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Alliant National Successfully Completes Second-Year ISO 27001 Certification Annual Surveillance Audit

LONGMONT, Colo. (May 19, 2020) – Alliant National Title Insurance Company, a unique title insurance underwriter that partners with independent agents to improve their competitive position in the marketplace, announces the completion of its second-year surveillance audit and maintenance of the prestigious and coveted ISO 27001 Certification for 2020.

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. Alliant National’s initial certification was issued in May 2015, and renewed in May 2018 by A-lign, an independent and accredited certification body based in the United States.

To maintain the current certification, which is valid until 2021, Alliant National had to successfully complete a formal, independent annual surveillance audit. Successfully completing this audit is evidence that Alliant National continues to meet rigorous international standards in ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, availability and protection of non-public information.

“We are very pleased and proud to have successfully completed this 2020 annual ISO 27001 certification surveillance audit, which continues to distinguish the unique capabilities of Alliant National,” says David Sinclair, Alliant National CEO. “This annual audit provides lenders and our stakeholders strong assurance in our protection of non-public and confidential information. It reflects our ongoing commitment to meet or exceed the highest standards when securing and protecting the non-public information that we are entrusted with every day.”

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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.

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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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Alliant National earns Strong Commercial Real Estate Recommendation from Demotech

Alliant National proudly receives the Commercial Real Estate Recommendation of “Strongly Recommended” by Demotech.

LONGMONT, Colo. (April 28, 2020) – Alliant National Title Insurance Company, a unique title insurance underwriter that partners with independent agents to improve their competitive position in the marketplace,is proud to receive the Commercial Real Estate Recommendation of “Strongly Recommended” by Demotech, the premier rating body for the title insurance industry. This recommendation was earned by demonstrating our employees’ many years of deep commercial expertise in underwriting and examining commercial titles, our robust reinsurance structure with the Lloyd’s of London markets, and our framework of comprehensive risk management systems and internal controls. We issue policies exclusively through our network of high quality independent title agents, and we are thrilled to work with them for all of their commercial transactions.

“Over many years, we have attracted highly qualified underwriting and examining talent to serve our agents who handle commercial transactions, and we have tirelessly worked with the Lloyds of London reinsurers to have the most solid financial backing for those transactions. As we continue to grow, we are very excited to have earned this new recommendation from Demotech,” said David Sinclair, CEO of Alliant National. “This rating reflects our capacity, and the depth of experience, financial backing and robust framework of controls that we rely upon to service our agents who work with commercial lenders, borrowers, buyers and sellers, all of whom demand a top-notch underwriter for their title insurance policies. We are extremely grateful to our valued agents for bringing these commercial transactions to us”.

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 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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Alliant National’s Agent Quality Management System Passes Service Organization Control Exam

Alliant National achieves compliant status for six consecutive years.

LONGMONT, Colo. (April 9, 2020) – Alliant National Title Insurance Company, a unique title insurance underwriter that partners with independent agents to improve their competitive position in the marketplace, announces the successful completion of the Service Organization Control (SOC) 1 SSAE 18 Type II examination for the sixth consecutive year.

          The examination results in an American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) endorsed report stating that Alliant National Title Insurance Company has maintained effective controls over its Agent Quality Management System. A-Lign Certified Public Accountants of Tampa, Fla., performed the engagement. The unqualified satisfactory report, with no exceptions, was issued January 6, 2020 and covered the full year 2019.

          The successful SSAE 18 Type II examination verifies Alliant National’s processes for approving, monitoring, and reviewing its agents, which results in its agents being designated as Authorized Service Providers of Alliant National. Under this framework, Alliant National’s independent agents are reviewed annually against rigorous quality standards. Moreover, the SSAE 18 Type II exam validates the systems in place to minimize risk of financial loss to customers in connection with real estate closings. Lenders relying upon Alliant National’s oversight of its agents and Authorized Service Provider program receive additional assurance that processes are complete and function properly in accurately reviewing or certifying its agents.

          “Alliant National was the first title insurance underwriter in the nation to obtain an SSAE16 (now SSAE 18) Type II compliant status,” says Alliant National’s President and CEO, David Sinclair. “Alliant National is also the only title insurance underwriter to achieve compliant status for six consecutive years.

          “This certification provides further independent assurance of our agent oversight systems to lenders,” says Sinclair. “Our goal is to provide lenders unequivocal evidence of the quality of our agents through an independently audited system.”

          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
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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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Welcome Kara B. Elgin as Associate Underwriting Counsel in Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska

Elgin brings fourteen years of experience in real estate law to the new position.

          LONGMONT, Colo. (March 12, 2020) – Alliant National Title Insurance Company, a unique title insurance underwriter that partners with independent agents to improve their competitive position in the marketplace, announces the hiring of Kara B. Elgin, Esq., Associate Underwriting Counsel for Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska.

          Elgin brings fourteen years of experience in real estate law to the new position, and affords Alliant National the opportunity to bring her level of expertise and commitment to the company’s 500+ independent agents. “My previous experience in title and real estate has been a building block for the work we’ll be doing in Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska on behalf of Alliant National’s independent agents,” says Elgin. “I am excited to be associated with a company with this level of growth and stellar reputation.”

          Elgin’s duties at Alliant National include supporting independent title agents by making sound underwriting risk decisions, providing analysis and guidance on relevant federal and state laws, and developing and presenting educational materials and underwriting resources.

          “Kara is an asset to our Alliant National team on many levels,” says Margaret Cook, Deputy General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Alliant National Title Insurance Company. “Kara’s positive attitude, experience and knowledge, coupled with her ability to align her talents with our independent agents and their goals, helps create continued growth for Alliant National.”

          Elgin received a Bachelor of Science from Central Missouri State University, majoring in political science, and her Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Law.

          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.


MEDIA INQUIRIES

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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