Our Team

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Aaron M. Davis – Chief Executive Officer

Aaron Davis graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with a Major in Finance and Minor in Economics. He has actively managed the company since 2001, and in 2008, officially took over the reigns as Owner and President from his mother Gail. He is involved with numerous groups, charities, Chamber of Commerce, and his Rotary Club. Aaron is the proud father of two boys, Aiden and Jackson.

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Amy Gregory – Chief Administrative Officer
President of Title Operations

Amy was born and raised in the Brandon area. She began her title career in 1995 as a Receptionist at a large, local, independent, title agency. Here she worked her way through her career in post closing, processing, closing and management. Amy then joined Hillsborough Title in 2007 where she directly assisted Aaron M. Davis in opening the second Hillsborough Title office in Brandon.

As a Licensed Title Agent, her career progression moved quickly from Branch Manager,  to General Manager, and now currently holds the President of Title Operations position for the Florida Agency Network. She oversees all personnel, title production, escrow offices, and the ancillary services divisions. Amy is experienced in all types of transactions, including: residential, commercial, and construction. Her expertise is in processes, procedures, mentoring and training results in outstanding customer service.

She is an active member of the Brandon Chamber of Commerce and a variety of other local organizations. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, helping fund-raise for local non profits and cheering on the Tampa Bay Rays and Lightning.

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Mike LaRosa, Esq. – Chief Operating Officer

Mike graduated from the University of Florida with both his Bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctor degree in 1998. In 1999, LaRosa began his title insurance career with First American Title as Associate Counsel at the company’s divisional headquarters in Tallahassee. By 2007 he had moved to Tampa to work with the Partnership Division and was later promoted to Florida State Agency Manager. When he’s not making waves in the title industry, Mike likes to spend time outdoors with his family or traveling, and he is a healthy-lifestyle/fitness enthusiast.

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Wayne Harrell – Chief Financial Officer

Wayne Harrell graduated from the University of Florida with both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Accounting in 1989. He began his career in public accounting with Deloitte and has spent the last 24 years in private industry. He has held CEO, COO, CFO and other financial management roles in a variety of different industries, including retail grocery, copier sales/service, dental and financial consulting. He has significant experience in business process improvement and has owned his own consulting firm since 2010. Wayne has been married to his wife Kim for 29 years and they have two children who are both currently attending the University of Florida. Wayne enjoys spending time boating and fishing with his family and friends.

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James T. Holloway, Esq. – General Counsel

An Honors Graduate of University of Florida College of Law, Jim Holloway’s practice areas include both real estate and civil litigation and handles a wide variety of legal issues, including one commercial transaction with a total value in excess of $60,000,000.00. Jim lives in Tampa with his wife Debbie and their two children, Hunter and Hannah.

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Chris LaChance – Sales Manager

Christopher LaChance is a native to the Tampa Bay Area and has grown up in the title insurance industry. In 1994, he began his professional career working for First American Title in various capacities within their warehouse. Chris went from bicycle Courier, to scanning files, to front desk Receptionist, to processing files, to “almost” becoming a Closer, but decided instead to transition over to Agency Sales in 2005. Chris excelled in his Agency Sales position, ultimately reaching a level of national recognition reserved for the few top salespeople within the company nationwide. In 2015, Chris was promoted to Gulf Coast Agency Manager in Florida, where he was responsible for training additional sales staff to assist in servicing the agency network he had helped build over the years, in addition to managing the local title production staff supporting the agent base. After rising through the ranks at First American, he eventually decided to make a change professionally and he joined Fidelity National Title Group as an Agency Sales Consultant. With a focus on the local title agency market, Chris was able to capitalize on his long-established agent relationships to help his new company gain market share, and increase their agency revenues as well. Chris graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his young son and wife.

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Andrea Somers – Compliance Officer & HTN/NTS Operation Manager, ACAMS Certified

Andrea is a licensed title agent and veteran in the field with over 20 years’ experience. She began her career as the National Vendor Manager with TransContinental Title, a national title company. In that role, she was responsible for managing a nationwide network of title abstractors and mobile closers. She moved into managing the processing, closing and post closing departments for the REO closing division of a busy foreclosure law firm before accepting her current position at Florida Agency Network in 2015. In this role, she is responsible for formulating strategy, providing leadership, oversight and management of the company’s ancillary division, Network Transaction Solutions. Andrea has been awarded the widely recognized CAMS® credential by the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists® (ACAMS®). She is an active member of the Florida Land Title Association (FLTA), currently serving as Director on the FLTA Board of Directors, as well as Chair of the FLTA Cyber Security Committee. In her spare time, she volunteers as a student mentor for Hillsborough Education Foundation. Andrea’s passions include paddle boarding, kayaking and spending time outdoors with her family.

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Matthew Froning – Chief Information Security Officer

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The former Chief Information Officer of an industry leading Information Security Consulting company, Matthew has led the charge for improving security processes and procedures for organizations while tightening controls to protect from cyberattacks. A security industry veteran, he developed information security assessment processes which included guidelines and reports aligned with regulatory and ALTA Best Practices.

Matthew is an Air Force veteran and former federal agent who has investigated, managed and directed computer-related criminal, counterintelligence, counterespionage, fraud and undercover matters for both the federal government and the military.

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Jay Roberts – Chief Technology Officer, ACAMS Certified

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Jay sets and manages the company’s data strategy for its client-facing, secured cloud offerings, employing his broad experience in data analytics, automation and data management.

His focus on agile responses to the fast-paced technology environment in the title insurance and settlement services industry provides Premier Data Services clients with adaptive solutions that generate and support a competitive advantage.

Prior to joining the company, Jay worked for a major title insurance underwriter on both the business and IT side, most recently as VP, Divisional Production Manager, where he developed and implemented numerous business metrics, facilitated strategic planning, and led his 120-member team in devising and integrating process improvements across the company’s operating spectrum.

Jay graduated from Carson Newman University with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Economics.  As a frequently-requested speaker on cyber fraud, Jay actively works with the real estate community to promote security solutions.

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James G. Farr, Esq. – Chairman Emeritus

James Farr is originally from Orlando and has been in the Tampa Bay area since 1967. Mr. Farr has over thirty-eight years experience in the title services industry. It was from the training that he received while serving Chicago Title, that Mr. Farr and his staff became proficient in the handling of complex commercial real estate transactions as well as residential title services of all types and sizes. When Mr. Farr is not working, he enjoys hunting and fishing.

  • B.A., University of South Florida, 1971
  • J.D., South Texas College of Law 1977
  • Assistant Regional Counsel for Chicago Title Insurance Company – (1978 to 1984)
  • Paramount Title Corporation – Founder & President (1984 to 2009)
  • Chairman (2010 to present)
  • Adjunct Professor of Real Estate University of Tampa – 1980 to 1984
  • Member of the Florida Bar Association
  • Past President of the Hillsborough County Title Association
  • Board of Trustees, Independent Day School (1985 through 1992, Vice President – 1990)
  • Board of Trustees, Sigma Nu Fraternity (1985 to 2006)
  • Board of Directors, USF National Alumni Association (1993)
  • University of South Florida President’s Council
  • Private Underwriting Counsel – Industrial Valley Title Insurance Company (1985 to 1992)
  • Private Underwriting Counsel – T.A. Title Insurance Company and United General Title Insurance Company (1992 to 1997)
  • Board of Directors, Heart Alert, Inc. (1995 to 2004)
  • Board of Directors, International American Homes, Inc. (1996 to 2001) *
  • Partners Title Services Corporation – President (1997 to 2006)
  • Partners Title Services Group, LLC – Chairman (2006 to 2009)
  • Tri-County Title Insurance Agency, Inc. – CEO (2001 to 2008)
  • General Title Company of Florida – President (1999 to 2007)
    * Publicly traded company, NYSE