Santa Barbara, CA – December 7, 2010 – WFG National Title Insurance Company (“WFG National Title”) has appointed Gael Uhlig as National Agency Counsel. WFG National Title is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oregon-based Williston Financial Group. The Williston Financial Group family of title insurers is currently licensed and operating in 37 jurisdictions nationwide. The company is a full service provider of title insurance and real estate settlement services for lender, commercial and residential transactions nationwide.
Uhlig has 18 years of title industry experience, most recently serving as General Counsel for Mandrien Corporation, a national consulting firm specializing in national agency administration and compliance for title agents and underwriters. Before that, he spent eight years as Vice President and Title Counsel for one of the industry’s largest title insurers. During that period, Uhlig was responsible for legal compliance and policy, and authored several internal guides regarding state and federal laws pertaining to the consumer mortgage industry. Additionally, Uhlig was responsible for establishing state-by-state transactional and procedural underwriting policy.
Uhlig will oversee issues of national underwriting for WFG National Title’s national (multi-state) agencies. “Gael has a stellar reputation for his practical understanding of compliance issues facing title agents not just in Florida, but across the nation,” said WFG National Title Executive Vice President Joseph Drum, Esq. “His integrity, work ethic and extraordinarily impressive skill sets have already made Gael another deep resource for WFG’s agents in this changing market.” Uhlig will also oversee WFG National Title’s forms and rate filings nationwide.
Gael Uhlig may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or 954-294-0823.
About WFG National Title Insurance Company
WFG National Title Insurance Company, a Williston Financial Group Company, is a national provider of premium title insurance and settlement services to the real estate and mortgage industry. The company also delivers a wide variety of residential and commercial mortgage lender services, including default and real estate owned transactions. The company enjoys a Financial Stability Rating of A’ (A prime) as assigned by Demotech, Inc. Built around the directive to “communicate, collaborate, coexist,” WFG National Title Insurance Company is committed to applying a new philosophy to the traditional mortgage and real estate industry, working to meet the changing needs of its clients, agents and associates. For more information, please go to www.WillistonFinancial.com.