Michael A. Holden

Author Biography

Since 1989 Michael has held several roles in the title industry. The first 18 years of his career, Michael worked as a licensed title agent and managed a multi-million dollar title agency with 17 offices and 100 employees. Michael then held various roles with regional underwriters before joining North American Title Insurance Company in 2011.

A constant advocate for land title education, Michael has served on the American Land Title Association’s education committee responsible for setting educational programs for the association from 2000 to 2008. His commitment to education caused him to form his own educational company, Michael Holden Seminars, which provides educational classes for CE to several states.

Michael was recognized by October Research/The Title Report as “top 40 under 40” in 2007. Michael is an in-demand speaker around the country on issues relating to the land title business. He has been a featured speaker for the American Land Title Association as well as the Arkansas, Ohio, Missouri, Michigan, Wyoming, South Dakota, Virginia, Maryland, Kansas, Utah and Montana Land Title Associations. Michael publishes a monthly article titled “The Ramblings of a Title Man,” which features interesting history and analysis of the land title industry. In 2014, Michael published his first book: The Ramblings of a Title Man, which is available from Lulu Press.

In his spare time Michael is a youth golf coach and volunteer for The First Tee of Cleveland, an organization that uses golf to teach valuable life skills to at risk youth in the Cleveland area.

Michael has a proud legacy of family leadership in the title insurance industry. He and/or a member of his family have been active in the business continuously since 1920.


Cover of 'The Ramblings of a Title Man' by Michael A. Holden

Michael A. Holden has published stories from his family's 100 years in the title industry in his book, The Ramblings of a Title Man, which can be purchased online through Lulu.com.

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