The First American Corporation Names Linda L. Saunders Vice President And National Director of Affiliated Business Ventures

Apr 25, 2001, 01:00 ET from The First American Corporation

    SANTA ANA, Calif., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The First American Corporation
 (NYSE:   FAF), the nation's leading, diversified provider of business
 information and related products and services, today announced that Linda L.
 Saunders has been named vice president and national director of First
 American's affiliated business ventures.
     Saunders, who has 24 years of title-industry experience, will manage a
 team that is responsible for identifying and forming business alliances with
 companies offering services that utilize or complement First American's broad
 range of title, real estate and consumer information products and services.
 Saunders will establish executive-level contact with prospective partners,
 manage the roll out of the joint ventures and maintain an ongoing relationship
 with each company.
     First American's affiliated business ventures is a stand-alone operating
 unit that will be leveraging the service infrastructure contained within The
 First American Family of Companies.  This division will serve as a point of
 entry for joint ventures with lender, Realtor(TM), builder and relocation
 customers of First American.  Saunders' experience and success in establishing
 the national closing infrastructure for First American Lenders Advantage will
 give her a strong foundation for her new role in managing the company's
 affiliated and joint venture business opportunities.
     Saunders joined First American Title Insurance Company in 1980, serving
 first as Dallas national accounts coordinator, and later as Texas national
 accounts manager and vice president of special projects.  In this role she
 created the initial national relocation unit for First American.  She was
 later appointed vice president of national accounts and associate operations
 manager in 1998, and vice president and national manager for Lenders Advantage
 Nationwide Settlement Services in 1999.
     Joining Saunders on her initial team will be Stephanie Seabolt, vice
 president of First American Title Insurance Company, who has 21 years of
 experience in all aspects of the industry.  Stephanie brings an extensive
 background in project management and implementation in connection with some of
 First American's largest ventures.
     Spearheading the division's involvement with real estate professionals
 will be Alan Greber.  Greber will be joining the new division as vice
 president of First American Title Insurance Company.  He recently joined First
 American after founding Security First Title Affiliates, Inc., which
 successfully operated as a title agent with more than 48 offices in five
 states and more than 1,000 Realtor partners.  Greber will carry that
 operational experience into relationships organized through this new division.
     The First American Corporation, based in Santa Ana, Calif., is the
 nation's leading, diversified provider of business information and related
 products and services.  The corporation's three primary business segments
 include:  title information and services; real estate information and
 services, which includes mortgage information services and database
 information and services; and consumer information and services, which
 provides automotive, subprime and direct-to-consumer credit reporting; direct-
 to-consumer public records reporting; resident screening; pre-employment
 screening; property and automotive insurance tracking services; property and
 casualty insurance; home warranties; investment advisory; and trust and
 banking services.  Information about the company and an archive of its press
 releases can be found on the Internet at www.firstam.com.
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    SANTA ANA, Calif., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The First American Corporation
 (NYSE:   FAF), the nation's leading, diversified provider of business
 information and related products and services, today announced that Linda L.
 Saunders has been named vice president and national director of First
 American's affiliated business ventures.
     Saunders, who has 24 years of title-industry experience, will manage a
 team that is responsible for identifying and forming business alliances with
 companies offering services that utilize or complement First American's broad
 range of title, real estate and consumer information products and services.
 Saunders will establish executive-level contact with prospective partners,
 manage the roll out of the joint ventures and maintain an ongoing relationship
 with each company.
     First American's affiliated business ventures is a stand-alone operating
 unit that will be leveraging the service infrastructure contained within The
 First American Family of Companies.  This division will serve as a point of
 entry for joint ventures with lender, Realtor(TM), builder and relocation
 customers of First American.  Saunders' experience and success in establishing
 the national closing infrastructure for First American Lenders Advantage will
 give her a strong foundation for her new role in managing the company's
 affiliated and joint venture business opportunities.
     Saunders joined First American Title Insurance Company in 1980, serving
 first as Dallas national accounts coordinator, and later as Texas national
 accounts manager and vice president of special projects.  In this role she
 created the initial national relocation unit for First American.  She was
 later appointed vice president of national accounts and associate operations
 manager in 1998, and vice president and national manager for Lenders Advantage
 Nationwide Settlement Services in 1999.
     Joining Saunders on her initial team will be Stephanie Seabolt, vice
 president of First American Title Insurance Company, who has 21 years of
 experience in all aspects of the industry.  Stephanie brings an extensive
 background in project management and implementation in connection with some of
 First American's largest ventures.
     Spearheading the division's involvement with real estate professionals
 will be Alan Greber.  Greber will be joining the new division as vice
 president of First American Title Insurance Company.  He recently joined First
 American after founding Security First Title Affiliates, Inc., which
 successfully operated as a title agent with more than 48 offices in five
 states and more than 1,000 Realtor partners.  Greber will carry that
 operational experience into relationships organized through this new division.
     The First American Corporation, based in Santa Ana, Calif., is the
 nation's leading, diversified provider of business information and related
 products and services.  The corporation's three primary business segments
 include:  title information and services; real estate information and
 services, which includes mortgage information services and database
 information and services; and consumer information and services, which
 provides automotive, subprime and direct-to-consumer credit reporting; direct-
 to-consumer public records reporting; resident screening; pre-employment
 screening; property and automotive insurance tracking services; property and
 casualty insurance; home warranties; investment advisory; and trust and
 banking services.  Information about the company and an archive of its press
 releases can be found on the Internet at www.firstam.com.
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