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Meet North American Title Company’s Northern California Team


North American Title Company is continually striving to set the standard for service and excellence in the title industry. “Like Clockwork®” is more than just a motto. It embodies the idea of consistent, trustworthy service for each of our clients. At NATC, you will find experienced title professionals who understand the changing needs of the market and are committed to finding more ways to say YES! Please feel free to contact any of our associates to place your next title order or to inquire about our services.
 
Rick White Chad Nichols
President - Western Region

Chad Nichols is President of North American Title Company’s (NATC) Western Region. Previously he served as National Sales Manager for NATC. With nearly two decades in the industry, Chad brings both division leadership and business development experience to NATC. During that time, he served as a sales manager, senior vice president and county manager, consistently increasing revenue and market share. During his 15 years of leadership experience in the title insurance industry, he has posted a successful track record built on problem solving, associate development and revenue-building strategies and has established a reputation for creating teams characterized by empowerment, growth and loyalty.
 
Chad received his Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of San Francisco with honors and his Master of Business Administration from the University of California Haas School of Business.

c: 925.348.4398
e: cnichols@nat.com
   
Rick White Pearl Grace
Vice President, Escrow Operations Manager

Pearl Grace is Vice President and Escrow Operations Manager for North American Title Company’s California region. Raised in the Bay Area, Pearl began her career in the title and escrow industry in 1978. Over the past three decades, Pearl has held positions as escrow officer, branch manager and county manager.

In her work, Pearl emphasizes clear and concise communication, diligent follow-up and attention to detail. Her professional experience and knowledge – coupled with her genuine desire to educate her fellow escrow associates – provides her with an extraordinary ability to mentor others on any escrow issues.

t: 925.935.5599
e: pgrace@nat.com
   
Rick White David Simmons
Vice President, California Title Production Manager

David Simmons is Vice President, California Title Production Manager for North American Title Company. With nearly 30 years experience in the title industry, his primary focus for the past decade has been managing and providing support and products to clients, and ensuring timely closings. Known for being a problem solver, David has established a solid reputation for dependability, and is someone customers can rely on to make sure closings are conducted efficiently and accurately.

David began his career in the title industry at the age of 21, reporting on taxes and bonds while attending college. A short time later, he began searching and examining the public records in Placer and El Dorado Counties, learning all facets of title from experienced title officers, including subdivision processing, TSG, refinance, and resale for both residential and commercial transactions. In addition, he became a Certified Title Officer, which provided him with a strong foundation and knowledge of the fundamentals required in dealing with the complexity of today’s transactions. In 2000, he began overseeing and managing title operations that eventually encompassed all 58 counties in California.

In 2010, he joined NATC as the California Title Plant Manager, while continuing to assist customers with closings.

t: 925.399.3000 x 153
e: dsimmons@nat.com