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Proper Title Names CEO as it Eyes National Scale

Proper Title, LLC hired Judd D. Hoffman as CEO as it looks to scale its Chicago regional platform nationally. Hoffman has been a driving force behind growth, tech innovation and culture-building at two of the nation’s largest title companies. 
 
“If you are looking to grow a title firm profitably, efficiently, and with an incredible culture that benefits your clients, employees and strategic partners, Judd is, hands down, the leader you want,” said Mike Golden, co-founder of Proper Title and co-founder of Chicago-based @properties, its backer. “We have built a great foundation in Illinois, and now with Judd at the helm, we’re excited to introduce Proper Title to a national audience,”
 
Most recently, Hoffman served as chief transformation officer for States Title and president of its affiliate, North American Title Company. Previously, Hoffman spent eight years at First American Title Corporation, where he was president of the Direct Division.

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