The objective of this presentation is to equip the title professional with a practical guide for Escrow Officers, Owners and Managers of title companies operating in Texas of the importance of following the rules and guidelines set forth in the Basic Manual for the Writing of Title Insurance in Texas and other Accounting Principles especially when dealing with escrow accounts and other people’s money.
The Minimum Basic Accounting Procedures will be discussed and other practical guidelines and Federal Rules which must be followed.
Jessica Carper, CPA, CGMA
Senior Vice President/Controller, Texas Title Holdings
Jessica has over 20 years accounting experience, the majority of which has been in the title insurance industry. She completed her undergraduate studies at Valparaiso University and obtained a Master's degree in Accounting from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. Jessica is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy and also holds the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation. She is a member of the Texas Land Title Association, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, Houston Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Education Consultant, Texan Title Insurance Company
Teresa is nowhere near a stranger to the industry in Texas having begun her career researching abstracts in 1977 in South Texas. Over the past nearly 5 decades, she has established herself as a force in the title world and an industry leader in continuing education. She previously served on the board of directors for the Texas Land Title Association and has earned the designation of CTIP.