Premier One Cyber Summit

Join us for the inaugural Premier One Cyber Summit, a one-day event packed with unique content, leading cybersecurity experts and networking opportunities. We’ll focus on how the industry’s best are using technology to effectively thwart cybercrime, protect their business, and thrive in the new era of the modern workplace. The event will sell out, so register now!

Future of Title Tech

While some are just starting to automate, the industry’s most successful agents are thinking about the next level.

While others are still pondering the need to automate title processes, this panel is for those who are ready for the next steps. A panel of top technologists and successful title agents will discuss how they’re “future-proofing” their tech stacks and what to expect from title technology in the next five years. Our guests will also take a practical, title agent’s perspective, demonstrating an understanding that not all agencies are in a position to break the bank, even though every title business can find room for advancement.

Cynthia Blair – Blair Cato Pickren Casterline

Cynthia Durham Blair is one of the founding members of the law firm of Blair Cato Pickren Casterline, LLC, which opened its doors in December 2014. Her practice is concentrated in the areas of residential and commercial real estate. Cynthia is very involved in the real estate industry, both locally and nationally. She is a Past President of the American Land Title Association (ALTA) and served on ALTA’s Board of Governors for six years. She is also very active in other ALTA committees and task forces.

Pat Carney – Viking Sasquatch

A leading technologist and decision-maker in the industry for the better part of two decades, Pat is the driving force behind Viking Sasquatch, which develops APIs and integrations for mortgage, title and real estate businesses. Pat has long been a leading change agent in the industry, advocating for innovation and digital automation long before it was mainstream. He has also served in key roles with ClosingCorp, Agents National Title Insurance Company, reQuire and Stewart.

Hoyt Mann –

Hoyt is a Co-Founder and President of McKinney, Texas-based, a conversational AI assistant which elevates the operational efficiencies of title agents while upgrading their customer service. He is a tech evangelist and title industry veteran who has served the industry for over 20 years, including key roles with RamQuest Software and PhaseWare, before helping to found Hoyt is a native of the Dallas area, and has also served key roles with other Dallas-based companies such as EDS, EpicRealm, MCI and Open Connect Systems. Learn more at

John Stauffer – Title Midwest

John H. Stauffer, Jr. has been the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Title Midwest Inc., since 1997. Mr. Stauffer first practiced in Topeka, Kansas, with the law firm of Colmery, McClure, Letourneau, Merriam & Stauffer. Following a merger, he was partner with the firm of Goodell, Stratton, Edmonds and Palmer. Prior to investing and commencing work for Title Midwest, Inc., Mr. Stauffer practiced extensively in the area of commercial transactions, litigation and real estate. He graduated from Washburn University in 1976 with a B.B.A. and from the University of Kansas School of Law in 1979

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