STEPPING UP: Leadership Lessons, Coaching Counsel, and Volunteer Victories!

When you’re the person at the top of the org chart, you’re most often expected to do it all: leading, managing, coaching, directing, guiding, monitoring, and finally, evaluating. Did everything work? Great! Then it’s back to leading again. Well, these all may sound similar, but each task has a slightly different definition, and a subtly … Continue reading STEPPING UP: Leadership Lessons, Coaching Counsel, and Volunteer Victories!

VLTA to host Lobby Day on Jan. 24, 2019

What is Lobby Day? VLTA Lobby Day connects the Virginia title insurance community with Virginia legislators. Representatives enjoy speaking with constituent resources on whom they can rely for information on proposed legislation. We identify participants’ Senators and Delegates, and set up 10-15 minute appointments to discuss relevant issues with those representatives. Worried you don't have … Continue reading VLTA to host Lobby Day on Jan. 24, 2019

VLTA NOVA Regional Event a Blowout

On November 7, 2018, VLTA was honored to host nearly 150 land title professionals in Northern Virginia for a regional event. Attendees earned 4 hours of continuing education credits, and enjoyed a cocktail party after the event, sponsored by Amtrust Title Insurance Company. Attendees heard sessions on Audit and File Review, Escheat, Cybersecurity, and the … Continue reading VLTA NOVA Regional Event a Blowout

Virginia Title Insurance Hero Saves Life

Kristi Lee Flick and Gail Duffy were virtual strangers before this past summer, but they are now forever connected in the most wonderful way.  Kristi is a Closer for Colonial Title and Settlement Agency in Daleville, which is a family centric office.  Her mother, Loretta Bourne is the Manager and Underwriter there as well.   Unfortunately, … Continue reading Virginia Title Insurance Hero Saves Life

50th Anniversary Planning Committee to meet in January

The Virginia Land Title Association was founded in 1974 by a group of dedicated land title professionals who were eager to promote the interests of the land title industry. In 2024, VLTA will celebrate our 50th anniversary year. Our goal is to kick off the next 50 years with a bang! VLTA President-Elect Megan Meloon … Continue reading 50th Anniversary Planning Committee to meet in January

VLTA Secretary’s Message: Leadership Development

Volunteers are the life-blood of organizations such as the VLTA. Some land title associations are dominated by employees of underwriters since they generally work for larger organizations and are better able to get away from the office for meetings and events. Title agents and examiners often find it difficult to get away from the day … Continue reading VLTA Secretary’s Message: Leadership Development