HOUSTON (Sept. 27, 2010) – Stewart Title has named James Bennett division president for Nevada. Bennett will be based in Las Vegas and responsible for overseeing the Las Vegas, Elko, Ely, Carson City and Reno offices of Stewart Title.
“We take pride in Stewart Title leadership, and James is no exception,” said Nikki Wilcox, group president - Western United States. “James’ 40-plus years of experience in the real estate industry positions our Nevada division for continued success under his guidance, where he will focus on creating avenues of growth for our Nevada offices. His proven leadership abilities will be an asset to both our company and our customers.”
Bennett joins Stewart Title from Chicago Title, where he served as president of Nevada operations. With more than 40 years of title industry experience, Bennett is an expert in the title and escrow arena. He graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a Bachelor of Arts in art and letters, theatre arts and English.
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