Steve Jewett appointed president of First American Title Company of Idaho


July 1, 1998, SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA

Steve Jewett has been appointed president of First American Title Company of Idaho, headquartered in Boise, announced Parker S. Kennedy, president of the Santa Ana, California-based company. In his new capacity, Jewett will be responsible for operations in Ada and Gem counties.

Jewett joined First American as a title officer for the Seattle office in 1987. A year later he was named sales manager, a position he held for four years until transferring to the company’s Alaska subsidiary as president, and as vice president-state manager for the parent company. Prior to joining First American, Jewett worked as title officer for two other Seattle title companies.

Jewett holds a bachelor of arts degree in geography from Central Washington State College. He recently served as president of the Alaska Land Title Association, as auditor for the Division of Insurance Continuing Education Committee, and as a member of the Rotary Club of Anchorage. In addition, Jewett is a former president of the Alaska Handball Association.

Born in Seattle, Jewett is in the process of relocating with his wife, Jeanne, and their two children.

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, the company 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 Australia, the Bahama Islands, 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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