California-based First American Title Insurance Company has announced the appointment of Paul Bandiera as VP of its Information Technology (IT) Strategy. Bandiera previously served as president of a large title and escrow software company and brings 18 years of experience leading retail title and settlement software applications, as well as corporate strategy for a national title insurer.
“We are thrilled Paul has joined our team,” said Evan Zanic, President, First American Title’s Agency Division. “Paul’s vision and leadership with further enhance our efforts to provide title agents with superior technology solutions that increase efficiency and help agents provide better customer experience.”
“Paul will perfectly complement our program to launch a ‘state of the art’ retail title and settlement software solution through our SMS business unit,” said Steve Orgill, COO at First American SMS, the company’s title and settlement technology arm.
Earlier in his career, Bandiera earned a strong reputation in implementing software and technology solutions and driving process enhancements for customers across a variety of industries.
“I’m excited to join First American and build on the company’s deep commitment to innovation and delivering new technology solutions that will have a profound impact for title agents now and for many years to come,” said Bandiera.
As the largest subsidiary of First American Financial Corporation, First American Title Insurance offers title services through its direct operations and an extensive network of agents throughout the United States and abroad. First American Title provides comprehensive title insurance coverage and professional services for real estate purchases, construction, refinances and equity loans.