Executive Team

  • Frederick H. Eppinger

    Chief Executive Officer

    Frederick H. Eppinger serves as the chief executive officer of Stewart Information Services Corporation. As CEO, Eppinger is focused on creating opportunities that inspire growth and build off our financial strength. He combines a drive to win with a deep respect for Stewart’s rich history.

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  • John L. Killea

    Chief Legal Officer
    Chief Compliance Officer

    With more than 38 years of legal experience, Killea began his Stewart career in 2000 as counsel in the claims and agency underwriting areas for Stewart Title Insurance Company, Stewart’s New York underwriter. Later, he served as chief claims counsel for Stewart Title Insurance Company and currently serves as its chairman.

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  • David Hisey

    Chief Financial Officer

    David Hisey serves as chief financial officer, secretary and treasurer of Stewart Information Services Corporation. He leads Stewart’s financial organization and strategy, overseeing financial planning and analysis, accounting, treasury and audit functions, as well as investor relations and property management.

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  • Brad Rable

    Chief Information Officer, Technology and Business Services

    Brad Rable serves as chief information officer for Stewart Information Services Corporation. As CIO, Brad has global responsibility for leading Stewart’s enterprise technology-driven vision, strategies and initiatives and enabling business scalability and efficiency.

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  • Emily Kain

    Chief Human Resources Officer

    Emily Kain serves as Stewart's chief human resources officer. She is responsible for the people side of the business, focusing on attracting, retaining and engaging associates worldwide.

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  • Tara Smith

    Group President

    Tara Smith serves as group president, responsible for Stewart’s agency operations. In this role, she oversees Stewart’s independent title agency network of Trusted Providers™, and all products and services offered to our agency network.

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  • Steve M. Lessack

    Group President

    Steve Lessack serves as group president, direct operations, international operations and commercial services. In this role, he is responsible for all of Stewart’s U.S. direct operations offices, foreign title operations and commercial services division. He is also responsible for Stewart’s international offices in Australia, the Caribbean, Canada, Europe and Latin America.

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