STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Entitle Direct Group, Inc., the country’s first direct-to-consumer title insurance company providing 35% savings, announced today that David Verklin, a veteran advertising executive, has been named to its Board of Directors. Verklin is the CEO of Canoe Ventures, LLC, a joint venture founded in 2008 by the country’s leading cable operators. The company focuses on enabling advanced advertising technologies and making them easier to buy, use and measure. Prior to Canoe Ventures, Verklin was the CEO of Aegis Media Americas. He was recently named to Mediaweek’s Watch List 2009 and has been recognized as one of the industry’s most influential people on the CableFAX 100. He was also inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame in 2009.
Entitle Direct Group founder and CEO Timothy Dwyer says, “We are excited and eager to add David Verklin to the board. His accomplishments and extensive background in marketing and advertising over 25 years will guide Entitle Direct Group in taking advantage of a range of new growth opportunities and will be invaluable to our future.”
Verklin joins as the sixth member of Entitle Direct Group’s Board of Directors. The other board members are Entitle Direct Group Chairman and CEO Timothy Dwyer, David Elliot, Robert Deutsch, Hanley Clark and Keith Carter.
“Entitle Direct Group has accomplished a great deal in the last year since launching ENTITLE DIRECT, and I look forward to adding support and being a part of the team as it continues to grow,” says Verklin. “We will continue to advocate for a consumer’s right to shop for title insurance and we will lead the way in saving money on title insurance premiums.”
ENTITLE DIRECT was created for consumers by consumers to address the high cost of title insurance and a real estate closing process that keeps people in the dark. ENTITLE DIRECT offers title insurance direct to consumers at savings of up to 35% or more compared to traditional title providers. Its unique digital platform educates and empowers consumers to monitor their home closings and save on their title insurance. ENTITLE DIRECT’s industry-first Control Panel has a patent pending with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Unlike any technology previously available, the Control Panel provides dynamic, interactive tools such as the ability to upload and store closing documents, as well as download a HUD-1 Settlement Statement, and manage other aspects of the closing.
For more information about ENTITLE DIRECT, please visit www.entitledirect.com.
About ENTITLE DIRECT:
Entitle Direct Group, based in Stamford, Connecticut, is the parent company of EnTitle Insurance Company, the country’s first direct-to-consumer title insurance company offering significant savings. The ENTITLE DIRECT website is the direct-to-consumer distribution channel and an operating division of EnTitle Insurance Company.
EnTitle Insurance Company was founded in 1978 in Cleveland, Ohio, where it remains headquartered today. EnTitle Insurance is regulated by the Ohio Department of Insurance and is approved to issue title insurance by the Departments of Insurance in every state where its policies are offered. EnTitle Insurance Company is a member of the American Land Title Association, and only issues policy forms approved by the American Land Title Association and other state associations, where applicable.
Timothy Dwyer and David Verklin are available for interview.