Entries by PYA

PYA Title Industry Experts to Facilitate Roundtable Discussions at ALTA Springboard

Eugene McCullough, the title industry service director at PYA will join Debra Gentry, a director within the ALTA Best Practices Services group, as facilitators for the American Land Title Association’s (ALTA) 2017 Springboard.  The Springboard is an opportunity for title insurance and settlement industry professionals to network, attend informative sessions, and derive inspiration for their […]

Gene McCullough of PYA Awarded CIPP/US Designation by IAPP

Eugene McCullough, Esq., Title Industry Service Director at PYA (Pershing Yoakley & Associates), has earned the Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States designation through the International Association of Privacy Professionals.   PYA is pleased to announce that Title Industry Service Director Eugene McCullough has earned the ANSI-accredited Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) credential through the […]

ALTA’s Newest Tool: The Best Practices Maturity Model

Recently, the American Land Title Association (ALTA) prepared and published a new tool, the Best Practices Maturity Model Index (Maturity Model), to assist title companies and settlement agencies with benchmarking their compliance with the ALTA Best Practices Framework (Best Practices). Historically, maturity models demonstrate an organization’s progress toward a specific goal by identifying areas that […]

PYA Executives Provide Insight on Succession Planning and Effective Marketing at ALTA Convention

PYA Senior Manager Mark Brumbelow presented “Transitioning Within a New Market” at the American Land Title Association’s (ALTA) 2016 Annual Convention, October 4-7, 2016, at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Scottsdale, Arizona. The presentation provided insight into proper succession planning, as title or settlement agents contemplate retirement or an exit strategy. It analyzed various ownership transition options […]