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Stewart Title Adds Business Development Officers to Grow Brand in the Seattle Metro and Eastside Areas

March 21, 2019

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 21, 2019--Stewart Title today announced the additions of Sarah Garner, Derek Lockett, and Tina Ellis to its growing team of experienced business development officers to support growth and increased demand for service in the Seattle Metro and the Eastside area.

Garner, a Washington native and a graduate of the Central Washington University, will be responsible for growing market-share and managing relationships with our Seattle market clients from our Seattle office, which includes coverage in Everett, Bellevue, Renton, Tacoma, and the surrounding areas. She assumes this role after more than ten years of experience in the real estate industry working for Windermere, WFG National Title and others in the area.

Ellis, a graduate of the Washington State University, will be part of the Puget Sound Division sales team and serve as a Business Development Officer. She began her career in real estate more than 25 years ago and has worked through the ranks to gain deep industry knowledge. Before joining Stewart, Ellis worked at Windermere Services, Windermere Real Estate, Ticor Title, and Pacific Northwest Title, where she was consistently a top revenue producer.

Stewart also added Derek Lockett to their team of experienced professionals in the Puget Sound Division as a Business Development Officer to meet the growing needs of the community. Lockett, a graduate of the University of Washington, started his real estate career with Zillow as a Senior Business Consultant and later worked for WFG National Title for more than three years as their business development manager. He has deep roots in the community through his charity work and understands the nuances and needs of the local market.

“We are excited to onboard a team of business development professionals to support our growth strategy in the Seattle Market,” said Carl Jorgenson, Division President, Puget Sound Division. “Their proven record, local knowledge of the communities and their diverse experience will enable Stewart to grow its customer base and provide our clients with the support they need to grow and enhance their business.”

Sarah Garner can be reached at sarah.garner@stewart.com, Tina Ellis can be reached at tina.ellis@Stewart.com, and Derek Lockett can be reached at derek.lockett@stewart.com.

About Stewart

Stewart Information Services Corporation ( NYSE-STC ) is a global real estate services company, offering products and services through our direct operations, network of Stewart Trusted Providers™ and family of companies. From residential and commercial title insurance and closing and settlement services to specialized offerings for the mortgage industry, we offer the comprehensive service, deep expertise and solutions our customers need for any real estate transaction. At Stewart, we believe in building strong relationships – and these partnerships are the cornerstone of every closing, every transaction and every deal. Stewart. Real partners. Real possibilities.™ More information is available at stewart.com, subscribe to the Stewart blog at blog.stewart.com, or follow Stewart on Twitter® @stewarttitleco.

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