John S. Christiansen named president of Arizona Division and state manager ...

January 6, 1997, SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA

John S. Christiansen has been named president of the Arizona Division and state manager for First American Title Insurance Company's Arizona offices, according to President Parker S. Kennedy. He will be responsible for direct operations and agency relations for the state of Arizona.

After working in commercial construction for 15 years in Southern California, Christiansen joined First American in 1992 as a sales manager. He then served as operations manager for Maricopa County from 1994 until his current promotion.

Christiansen received his bachelor of arts in Business and Marketing from the University of Washington, and a certificate in Commercial Project Management and Development from the University of California. He is currently a member of the Phoenix Community Alliance and the Greater Phoenix Economic Council. A native Californian, Christiansen resides in Scottsdale, Arizona, with his wife, Leslie, and their two daughters.

First American Title Insurance Company, principal subsidiary of The First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), traces its history to 1889. 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 throughout the United 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. The company has its headquarters in Santa Ana, California.


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