Portland, OR., May 12, 2020 – WFG National Title Insurance Company (WFG), a Portland-based, full-service provider of title insurance and real estate settlement services for commercial and residential transactions nationwide, has announced that Justin Tate-Johnson has joined its Florida production operations as Southeast Agency Area Production Manager. He will be based in the company’s Davie, FL office.

“Justin has proven himself an exceptional manager of large teams in a variety of title and escrow offices, primarily in the state of Florida but also in Texas and Tennessee,” said Gene Rebadow, EVP for WFG’s Eastern Region & Agency Sales. “With his track record of organizational leadership, he will definitely help WFG expand our best-in-class title production services to more clients across the Southeast.”

Tate-Johnson has worked in escrow and title for more than 20 years, including more than a decade in progressively responsible leadership roles in Deerfield Beach, Ft. Lauderdale and Miami, FL. Prior to that, he worked for three Tennessee-based Title organizations in Nashville and Brentwood. Tate-Johnson most recently served as Assistant Vice President/Title Plant Manager, overseeing a team of 20 examiners and staff in the performance of daily commercial and residential title, foreclosure, and other operations. He has extensive background in residential and commercial title products, as well as in all facets of title technology and automated solutions. He also has a strong reputation for bringing great energy and imagination to his work.

“I could not be more excited to have Justin join our Florida production team,” said Rhonda Utecht, Vice President, South Florida Manager for NTIC. “Everyone at WFG is excited that he chose to join our company. I know he had numerous options for this next phase of his career, but in speaking with him I learned that what attracted him to WFG is the corporate priority on building supportive ongoing relationships with our clients and colleagues.”