First American Title promotes Robert Meckfessel to regional vice president of the Missouri region

August 17, 1993, SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA

Robert G. Meckfessel of Chesterfield, Mo., has been promoted to regional vice president of the Missouri region for First American Title Insurance Company, according to President Parker S. Kennedy. The new region includes the states of Kansas and Missouri. He had previously served for 14 years as vice president-state manager of the states.

A native of Missouri, Meckfessel began a 22-year career with St. Paul Title Insurance Corporation's operations in St. Louis, working in all phases of the business, and worked several years at the company's home office in St. Paul, Minn. In 1979, he was appointed state manager for Missouri and Kansas, a position he continued to hold after the company was purchased by First American Title Insurance Company in 1982.

Meckfessel attended Southeast Missouri State College and Washington University. He has been very active in industry organizations, serving terms as chairman of the American Land Title Association's Land Title Systems Committee and as president of the Missouri Land Title Association.

First American Title Insurance Company, principal subsidiary of The First American Financial Corporation, celebrated its 100th anniversary in 1989. One of the largest title insurers in the nation, it offers title services through a network of more than 300 offices and 4,000 agents in all 50 states. It also provides title services abroad in the Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, Guam, Mexico, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. National headquarters are located in Santa Ana, California.


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