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PYA Title Industry Thought Leader to Facilitate ALTA Springboard Roundtable Discussions

Debra Gentry, director of PYA’s ALTA Best Practices Services Group, will serve for the second consecutive year as a roundtable discussion facilitator on the American Land Title Association’s (ALTA) 2018 Springboard. The Springboard is an opportunity for title insurance and settlement industry professionals to network, attend informative sessions, and utilize “braindates,” an innovative platform for […]

ALTA’s National Title Professional Distinction Awarded to Debra Gentry of PYA

Debra Gentry, director of ALTA Best Practices Services Group at PYA (Pershing Yoakley & Associates), has been awarded the National Title Professional designation by the American Land Title Association. PYA, a national certified public accounting and management consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Debra Gentry, director of PYA’s ALTA Best Practices Services Group, has […]

Defining ALTA Best Practice Approaches

As the American Land Title Association’s (ALTA) Best Practices are fast becoming an industry standard, it is important for title and settlement agents to understand the types of recognized engagements that accounting practitioners can perform and that mortgage lenders will accept. The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) released non-authoritative Technical Questions and Answers that describe four […]