Event Detail


MLTA 2023 Spring Seminar
Monday, April 3, 2023 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Minneapolis Marriott Northwest, Brooklyn Park


Early Bird Pricing Ends March 20, 2023

  • MLTA Member Rate:  $70.00
  • Non-Member Rate:  $140.00

After March 20, 2023

  • MLTA Member Rate:  $90.00
  • Non-Member Rate:  $180.00

Members must be logged in before registering to receive the member discount.

Please indicate if you have any dietary restrictions.

Preliminary Agenda

8:00 – 9:00                  Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 9:05                  Welcome & President’s Remarks

                                    Jody Schimek, MLTA President, The Title Team Alexandria

9:05 – 9:30                  Attorney Opinion Letters Update

                                    Richard Welshons, ALTA Board of Governors

9:30 – 9:45                  Minnesota Legislative Update

                                    Nancy Hylden and Amy Koch, Hylden Advocacy & Law

9:45 – 10:45                Inflection Points: Understanding the Latest Housing Market Shift

                                    David Arbit, Director of Research, Minneapolis Association of Realtors

10:45 – 11:00              Break

11:00 – 12:30              Theft of Cash to Close by Fraudsters

                                    Matt McBride, VP Risk Management & Compliance, Shaddock National Holdings

12:30 – 1:30                Lunch

1:30 – 2:30                  Breakout Sessions #1:

                                    Evolving Lender Relationships

                                    Kate Steineman, VP Business Liaison, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage


                                    Common Claims, How to Resolve Them, and How to Avoid Them

                                    David Krco & Brad Beisel, Attorney, Best & Flanagan LLP

2:30 – 2:45                  Break                                                  

2:45 – 3:45                  Breakout Sessions #2

                                    You are the Brand: Growing Your Market Presence - The Fun Way!

                                    Sam Trimble, VP of Strategic Growth with MyHome, WFG National Title Insurance Company


                                    Foreclosures & Forbearance

                                    Barbara Gilmore, VP, Regional Counsel at Old Republic National Title Insurance Company

                                    Rolf Lindberg, Counsel at Stewart Title Guaranty Company

                                    Amy Roble, Underwriting Counsel, First American Title

                                    Chris White, State Counsel, VP at Fidelity National Title Group


Minneapolis Marriott Northwest
7025 Northland Drive North
Brooklyn Park, MN 55428
Marriott reservations at (877) 303-1681 or (763) 536-8300. Cutoff date for guest room reservations is March 2nd. 

Exhibitor Opportunities

Booth Fee: $200 which includes:

  • (1) 6’ x 30” table and chair
  • (1) registration to the program. Additional registrants must register at the full program rate. Registration is available at www.mlta.org.
  • Listing in an on-site handout

Power: $50 | Internet: No charge

Click here to download an order form.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsors receive a listing in an onsite handout and logos will be featured on event signage. Lunch sponsor logo(s) appear on dining tables tent cards.


Brandt Keefe
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
(952) 948-3218 | bkeefe@stewart.com   


David Welshons
DCA Title \ The Title Team
(651) 304-3500 | d.welshons@dcatitle.com

Registration Policy

  • If you require special meals or other accommodations to fully participate in this event, please explain while registering.
  • Photographs will be taken throughout the event which may be used in future MLTA promotional materials. By virtue of your attendance, you agree to MLTA’s use of your likeness in said promotional materials.
  • Business attire.

Thank You to Our Sponsors and Exhibitors!