Title Industry Professional Receives Prestigious Award From Statewide Trade Association

AUSTIN – The Texas Land Title Association (TLTA), one of the state’s oldest trade associations, recently presented Randy D. Pittman, President, County Manager of West Texas Abstract & Title Company, LLC in Midland, with the esteemed Title Person of the Year Award during its Annual Conference and Business Meeting in New Orleans. The award, which is the highest honor bestowed by TLTA, recognizes significant and longtime contributions to the title industry and the association.

“Randy is a long-time member of the title industry and is well known and well respected by all his peers,” said Leslie Midgley, CAE, Executive Vice President and CEO of TLTA. “He has volunteered countless hours to TLTA over the years and particularly distinguished himself during his tenure as Regulatory Committee Chair and TLTA President. His contributions are many and lasting, and we are extremely proud to present him with this much-deserved award.”

Randy has been in the title business for over 19 years, having been a co-owner of West Texas Abstract from 2003 - 2014 before becoming a part of the Fidelity National Title Group in January of 2015 and currently serves as President and County Manager. He has been associated with the real estate business since 1981 having worked for several local home builders as well as being a licensed real estate agent for a period of time. He has been very active in TLTA for the majority of the time he has spent in the title business, having served as Chairman of numerous committees. He was awarded the TLTA President’s Award in 2010 and served as TLTA President from 2012-2013. He currently serves on the governmental affairs committee for the American Land Title Association.

About TLTA
Founded in 1908 and serving more than 13,000 professionals, the Texas Land Title Association (TLTA) is a statewide trade association representing the land title industry in Texas. TLTA members protect the property rights of Texans and provide peace of mind in real estate transactions. They bring certainty, efficiency and security by researching titles, safely conducting closings and issuing title insurance to protect real property owners and mortgage lenders against losses from defects in titles. For more information about TLTA, visit www.tlta.com.