Leslie Midgley Receives Prestigious Award From Statewide Trade Association

AUSTIN – Patti K. Bonner, CTIP, outgoing president of the Texas Land Title Association (TLTA) – one of the state’s oldest trade associations – presented Leslie Midgley, CAE, Executive Vice President and CEO of TLTA, with the prestigious James H. Garst President's Award. The award recognizes the achievements of an individual who has shown outstanding service to the TLTA president during his or her year in office.

“Leslie is a leader in every sense of the word,” said Bonner. “She's passionate about our industry, dedicated, knowledgeable and loyal. This year, she has gone above and beyond to help our association. She has taken charge and been proactive, and we are so fortunate to have Leslie at the helm to help steer our course.”

Leslie joined the staff of the Texas Land Title Association more than 35 years ago and has been involved in every aspect of the association since that time. Since 2001, she has been at the helm, serving as Executive Vice President and CEO, the chief paid position of the 2,500+ member organization. She has been honored by both the title and association industries with numerous awards. In addition, she has served as a volunteer and board member with the Alzheimer’s Association, Central Texas Chapter, as well as a board member and Chairman of the Board with the Texas Society of Association Executives. Recently, she was elected President and Board Chair of the Girl Scouts of Central Texas Council. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management from St. Edward's University in Austin.

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.