Williston Financial Group and its wholly owned subsidiary, WFG National Title Insurance Company (“WFG National Title”), Portland, Oregon, have appointed Morgan Harris as Executive Vice President, Default Services. The Williston Financial Group family of title insurers is currently licensed and operating in 39 jurisdictions nationwide. The company is a full service provider of title insurance and real estate settlement services for lender, commercial and residential transactions nationwide.
As the head of the company’s default services division, Harris will oversee the growth of the division nationwide. The default services group will be headquartered in Simi Valley, California. Harris will be responsible for the strategic direction of the division, as well as the oversight and management of all aspects of sales and production. He brings to WFG National Title over 25 years of experience in the real estate and settlement services industry, having spent most of his recent career with three of the industry’s largest title insurers. Before that, he was the general manager for Rodeo Realty in Los Angeles, one of the region’s largest real estate brokerages.
“Default and REO services will continue to be an important element of mortgage and settlement services industry for years to come,” said WFG President and CEO Patrick Stone. “As such, Morgan is a premium addition to WFG. His deep understanding of his customers and the market will make him an excellent partner for our clients, and his knowledge of their processes will only strengthen our approach of tailoring our processes to fit theirs."