MLTA 2019 Spring Seminar
Monday, April 8, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Minneapolis Marriott Northwest, Brooklyn Park

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8:00 – 9:00 Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 9:05 Welcome & President’s Remarks
Dan Pearson, Vice President, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
9:05 – 10:05 Electronic Closings - RON & Beyond
Shane Hartzler, Director of eMortgage Strategy and Operations, Fannie Mae
10:05 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 11:15 Helping Millennials Succeed in your Organization
Mark Nathan & David Anderson, Millennial Strong
11:15 – 11:30 Break
11:30 – 12:30 Minnesota Housing and Economic Outlook
David Arbit, Director of Research & Economics, Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors (MAR)
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 – 2:30 Breakouts
  New E-CRV Update & Common Recording Rejection Issues
Kelly Schroeder, Land Services Director, Pine County
Amber Bougie, Chief Deputy Recorder, Hennepin County
  RON is Legal – What Now?
Jeff Carlson
Paul Stine, Close Simple
2:30 – 2:45 Break
2:45 – 3:45 Breakouts
  2019 Cyber Fraud and Liability Trends 
Thomas Cronkite II Esq., CEO, CertifID
  Trusts, Probate, Corporate Authorities and Other Fascinating Title Issues
Barbara Gilmore, Vice President, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
John Nielsen, Underwriting Counsel, First American Title Insurance Company
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Minneapolis Marriott Northwest
7025 Northland Drive North
Brooklyn Park, MN 55428

The Marriott Hotel is holding a limited number of sleeping rooms for MLTA with rates beginning at $139.00. The last day to book is March 18, 2019. Reservations can be made online (click here) or by calling Marriott reservations at (877) 303-1681 or (763) 536-8300.


Early-bird Registration Cut-off: Friday, March 29, 2019.
Fees include continental breakfast, lunch, and snacks. 
Members: $70 regular; $80 after March 29
Non-Members: $140 regular; $150 after March 29

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

Exhibit 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
  • Listing in an on-site handout

Power: $50 | Internet: No charge

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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.

Click here to download the sponsorship order form.  

Title Gives Back

MLTA supports Minnesota communities by coordinating a food shelf fundraiser during its annual Spring Seminar.  This year, MLTA will be fundraising for Second Harvest Heartland.  Event participants are encouraged to make a donation while attending the event.  Checks should be made payable to Second Harvest Heartland.  To learn more about the work of this important organization, visit  


Brandt Keefe
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
T (952) 948-3218 |
David Welshons
DCA Title
T (651) 304-3500 |

Registration Policies

  • 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