First American Title names Daniel F. Hunt president and county manager of Mid ...


Daniel F. Hunt has been named president and county manager for Mid Valley Title & Escrow Company in Butte County, California. Mid Valley Title is a majority-owned subsidiary of First American Title Insurance Company.

Hunt began his title insurance career with Mid Valley Title in 1978 as a title/escrow trainee in the company's Chico headquarters. He also held the position of vice president-branch manager in the company's Oroville office before moving back to Chico to accept the position of vice president-county manager in early 1996. He takes over the company's presidency from Jack D. Brown, who retired after holding the position since 1981.

Hunt received his bachelor of science degree in business from California State University, Chico. He is active in community organizations, recently becoming a member of the Chico Rotary Club. In the Oroville Rotary Club, he was named Rotarian of the Year for 1994-95. Hunt is past-president of the Oroville Breakfast Lions Club, volunteers his time with the Royal Rangers Youth Group and is also a little league coach.

Hunt resides in Chico, California, with his wife Penni and their two sons.

First American Title Insurance Company, principal subsidiary of The First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), 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 Bahama Islands, 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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