WFG National Title Insurance Company
Chuck Cain has been in the Title Insurance industry since 1977. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University and the Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University. He is admitted to practice in Ohio and Kentucky, several Federal District courts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit. He is currently a member of the Government Affairs Committee of ALTA. He is former chair of the Real Property section of the Cincinnati Bar Association, a former director of the Cincinnati Mortgage Bankers Association, former trustee of Ohio Land Title Association, a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland’s Fair Credit Task Force and a recipient of a special citation from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development concerning Fair Housing Best Practices.
A native Cincinnatian, he has been a licensed title insurance agent for over 30 years, was an owner-operator of title agencies for 18 years and corporate officer with LandAmerica for over 10 years. He joined WFG as SVP in the Agency Division in August of 2010. He has spoken before many state land title associations, state and local bar associations, American Bar Association, MBA, ALTA, NAR, RESPRO, ACI Conference on Real Estate Finance Law, the National Settlement Services Summit, Title Radio, The Realty Alliance, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World and numerous other groups and classes on the topics of title insurance and compliance. His many articles have been published in state land title publications, numerous mortgage and title industry trade journals and in October Research publications. Having worked in all areas of the title industry and with its customers he brings a great depth of knowledge of all aspects of the real estate industry.
October Research, LLC
As the editorial director of October Research, Chris Freeman’s role is to provide oversight and guidance of the editors of the five publications – The Title Report, The Legal Description, RESPA News, Dodd Frank Update and Valuation Review. He is also a primary contact person for all interested parties looking to engage with the editorial staff at October Research.
Franzen and Salzano, P.C.
Loretta Salzano founded Franzén and Salzano in 1997 after serving as in-house counsel to financial institutions. Loretta manages the firm’s state and federal compliance practice. She is also a founder of ComplyShare, a mortgage compliance company.
Loretta advises title companies, real estate brokers, banks, mortgage lenders, and other settlement service providers on how to increase their business while remaining within the confines of the laws of all 50 states and federal law. Loretta advises her clients regarding fair lending, compensation, marketing, licensure, fees, disclosures and other matters related to their products and services. She drafts and negotiates contracts, including service agreements, compensation agreements and financing documents. Loretta also assists clients in responding to regulatory examinations.