January 20, 2005, SANTA ANA, Calif.
First American Title Insurance Company today announced that Tony L. Hale has been promoted to Midwest regional vice president. Working from the company’s office in Overland Park, Kan., Hale will oversee operations in Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska.
Hale began his title career 12 years ago in Portland, Ore. His tenure with First American began when he joined the company’s Portland office as a sales representative in 1995. A year later, he was named sales manager for the Willamette Division in Salem, Ore., then Lincoln County manager in 1997. In 2000, he relocated to the state of Washington and was named Spokane County manager, then King County manager in 2003.
Hale earned bachelor’s degrees in business administration and marketing from Linfield College in McMinnville, Ore. He currently resides in Linwood, Kan., with his wife, Darcy, and their two children, Maverick and Remington.
First American Title Insurance Company, the largest subsidiary of The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF), traces its history to 1889. One of the largest title insurers in the nation, the company offers title services through nearly 1,500 offices and an extensive network of agents throughout the United States and abroad. The company has its headquarters in Santa Ana, Calif. Information about The First American Corporation’s subsidiaries and an archive of its press releases can be found on the Internet at www.firstam.com.