First American to Host MBA’s Loss Mitigation Bootcamp at Westlake, Texas, Campus

—June CampusMBA Workshop Matches Training Curriculum to Unprecedented Loss Mitigation Market Conditions—


May 12, 2008, SANTA ANA, Calif.

The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF), America’s largest provider of business information, announced today that it will host the Mortgage Bankers Association’s CampusMBA workshop on loss mitigation on June 10, 2008, at First American’s Westlake, Texas, campus.

Taught by industry experts, the bootcamp-style workshop is designed for servicing managers, counselors and loan servicing professionals who are responsible for performing and monitoring loss mitigation workouts. The workshop provides participants with insights on key loss mitigation issues, including common reasons for default, investor and insurer loss mitigation requirements and workout options.

“CampusMBA does an outstanding service to the industry as the education division of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA),” said Barry Sando, president of First American’s Information and Outsourcing Solutions segment. “By working closely with CampusMBA we are able to further the expertise and knowledge of industry professionals when it’s most needed, especially within the loss mitigation sector.”

Rick Roniger, chief operating officer of First American’s Loss Mitigation Services, will be leading a panel of experienced instructors who have been selected for their comprehensive knowledge of loss mitigation topics.

“CampusMBA is responding rapidly to the needs of businesses in today’s market and the loss mitigation workshop is yet another example of how we are working with our partners to provide real solutions for our industry and its professionals,” said John Golden, senior vice president of education for the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Comprehensive loss mitigation training will be offered at the June workshop as participants engage in five hands-on exercises that include the design of a loss mitigation workout plan. An online final exam is available following the conclusion of the workshop.

Additional information on the MBA’s loss mitigation bootcamp, costs and registration for the Westlake campus workshop can be found at www.campusmba.org

About The First American Corporation
The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF) is a FORTUNE 500® company that traces its history to 1889. With revenues of approximately $8.2 billion in 2007, it is America’s largest provider of business information. First American combines advanced analytics with its vast data resources to supply businesses and consumers with valuable information products to support the major economic events of people’s lives, such as getting a job, renting an apartment, buying a car or house, securing a mortgage and opening or buying a business. The First American Family of Companies, many of which command leading market share positions in their respective industries, operate within five primary business segments, including: Title Insurance and Services, Specialty Insurance, Information and Outsourcing Solutions, Data and Analytic Solutions, and Risk Mitigation and Business Solutions. More information about the company and an archive of its press releases can be found at www.firstam.com.

 

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