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Title Alliance Announces Expansion of Training Department

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Title Alliance Ltd, an ESOP company specializing in title joint ventures, announced today that they have appointed Michele Rist as Trainer for Title Alliance and their affiliates. The addition of a Trainer will allow the company to focus on developing soft skills in addition to continuing software and industry training.

Rist is a long time member of the Title Alliance family. Her career began in their Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania operation in 1997 as a Sales Associate. From that position, she was promoted to Regional Sales Director and ultimately to District Manager overseeing 12 of Title Alliance’s joint ventured operations. In this position, Rist was responsible for overseeing daily operations, measuring key performance indicators and assisting with sales initiatives and closing coverage. Rist then was promoted to V.P. of Title Alliance where her focus was on selling joint ventures. In 2006 Rist became the Director of Sales & Operations for one of Title Alliance’s lender based joint venture affiliates. In 2010 Rist moved to manage and launch the T.A. of Limerick operation in Limerick PA where she has remained until this point.

In her new role as Trainer, Rist will combine all of her skills to help with continued growth of the Title Alliance family. Together with the Training Department, she’ll expand the services offered to include soft skill and professional training to Title Alliance & its affiliates. Her expertise from being in various company roles and her long term company history made her the perfect candidate for the position.

“Michele truly understands who Title Alliance is as a company and with our immense growth she’ll be an incredibly valuable asset as we train our employees and those of our affiliates,” says Michael Warner, Training Manager for Title Alliance. “I’m looking forward to working with Michele to create programs to continue to position our employees at the very top of the industry.”

“The title industry is a service industry first and foremost. In addition to understanding the regulations and software, it is imperative that people develop professionally,” says Rist. “Being able to help our employees develop personally and professionally is something that I’m committed to make happen.”

Title Alliance, Ltd, an ESOP Company is located in Media, PA and has been creating RESPA compliant title joint venturessince 1983 with lenders, mortgage bankers, realtors, builders and credit unions. Their roots date back to 1948 when their first agency, which is still in existence today, was formed. For more information or to find out how a Title Alliance's partnership or title management skills could benefit you visit them online or contact Lindsay Smith at 800-220-3901 x 165.

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