We Are Western

Our Story

Western Title and Escrow was founded in 1983 in Newport, Oregon. We presently have nine offices, serving six counties throughout Oregon and covering 19,600 square miles. We embody the spirit of Oregon with a deep commitment to community, and service that leads with knowledge and integrity.

Our Mission is to provide each customer with A Superior Closing Experience, from our first touch to the last.

Founded in Newport, Oregon


9 offices


6 counties


19,600 sq miles

Corporate Management

Fred Freeman
9 Locations
Alan Burton
President Emeritus
9 Locations
Matt Hillman
Senior Vice President
9 Locations
Amy Drennan
Eugene & Roseburg Area Manager
Eugene, Oregon and Roseburg, Oregon
Andrea Fetzer
Commercial & Builder Division Manager
Bend, Oregon
Anji Mitchell
Newport & Lincoln City Area Manager / Escrow Officer
Lincoln City, Oregon and Newport, Oregon
Charlie Cookson
Underwriter For Western Title
Bend, Oregon
Danica Pennock
Executive Assistant
Bend, Oregon
Dianne Schafer
Senior / Advisory Escrow Officer
Eugene, Oregon
Ellen Frank Chapman
Escrow Support / Tech Admin
Eugene, Oregon
Jessica Jacob
Escrow Processing Unit & Customer Service Manager
Bend, Oregon
Jessica Yozamp
Operations Manager Commercial Builder Division
Bend, Oregon
Kyle Sigler
Sales Manager
9 Locations
Sean McDonald
Central Oregon Area Manager
5 Locations
Sheri Mooney
General Accounting
Bend, Oregon
Tara Thompson
Escrow Operations Manager
Eugene, Oregon
Yvonne Ward
Branch Manager/Escrow Officer
Bend, Oregon

We are a Direct Operator of Fidelity National Financial, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of title insurance and transaction services to the real estate and mortgage industries.

FNF® is consistently recognized as an industry leader by highly respected organizations. Accolades bestowed on the company over the past decade include:

  • Named to the FORTUNE 500® on an annual basis.
  • Highest Ranked FORTUNE 500® in the Title Insurance Industry
  • Selected by FORTUNE® as one of America’s Most Admired Companies
  • Identified by Forbes as a Global 2000 Company
  • Chosen by Forbes as one of The World’s Best Companies
  • Selected by Forbes as one of the Best Managed Companies in America
  • Named by Forbes to the Platinum 400: America’s Best Big Companies


Western Title believes our employees are the Research & Development (R&D) arm of the company. Western values individual opinions, and works to leverage the untapped idea banks of our people. The originality brought to the table by our team is the cultural cornerstone that differentiates Western Title from our competitors. We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package along with a culture of excellence and support to grow your career.

Western welcomes and encourages you to forward your resumé to HR@westerntitle.com along with a cover letting noting the job role and location you are applying for.

Thank you for your interest in exploring a career with us!

Western Title & Escrow is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company recruits and hires individuals based upon demonstrated professional abilities and experience.