HOUSTON (Dec. 21, 2004) – National realty expert Laurie Moore-Moore has been elected to the board of Stewart Information Services Corp. (Stewart) (NYSE-STC). She replaces Gov. John LaWare, who passed away Dec. 13.
“Laurie has been an advisory director for Stewart for almost three years, and her perspective on the national residential real estate industry has been invaluable,” said Malcolm Morris, Stewart chairman and co-chief executive officer. “Laurie is not only attuned to the real estate market and its direction but she brings great insight into what our best customers expect Stewart to deliver!”
Moore-Moore is founder and president of The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing, a training, networking and certification group. She is the co-founder and former co-editor of REAL Trends, a publishing and research company serving the residential real estate industry, and she also heads a brokerage industry CEO strategy group. Moore-Moore was chosen by The Real Estate Intelligence Report as one of the 10 people having the most impact on the residential real estate business in the last 25 years.
“Laurie has been very contributory with her insight and advice with regard for the Realtor® community, the broadest customer segment for Stewart,” said Stewart Morris Jr., Stewart president and co-chief executive officer. “She continues to be fully engaged in leadership in the realty business and we look forward to her input and guidance as a full director for Stewart.”
Stewart Information Services Corp. is a technology driven, strategically competitive, real estate information and transaction management company. Stewart provides title insurance and related information services through more than 7,800 issuing locations in the United States and several international markets. Stewart meets the needs of the real estate and mortgage industries through the delivery of information services required for settlement using e-commerce. These services include title reports, flood determinations, document preparation, property reports and background checks. Stewart also supplies post-closing services to lenders, automated county clerk land records, property ownership mapping and GIS for governmental entities. Stewart provides expertise in tax-deferred exchanges. More information about Stewart can be found at http://www.stewart.com/.