Mary O’Donnell Professional Profile
Mary O’Donnell, President and CEO
Ms. O’Donnell is President and CEO of Westcor Land Title Insurance Company, a title insurance underwriter with its headquarters located in Winter Park, Florida. Westcor is currently licensed in 39 States. Westcor is an agent based independent underwriter committed to aggressive expansion through relationships with independent entrepreneurial agents. As CEO, Ms. O’Donnell is responsible for all aspects of the Company’s operations and growth as well as personally handling all multi state regulatory matters.
Ms. O’Donnell was born in Liverpool, England. She graduated with honors from the University of Sheffield, College of Law, Yorkshire, England in 1984 (LLB 1984). Ms. O’Donnell is admitted to practice law in the States of New York and Florida.
Prior to entering the title insurance industry, Ms. O’Donnell practiced law in New York representing Lender’s in commercial and residential real estate transactions. In February of 1989, she entered the title insurance industry with a regional underwriter and became Assistant General Counsel. Her duties included underwriting and handling insurance claims. She wrote the National and Florida underwriting manuals for American Pioneer Title Insurance Company and developed underwriting and claims standards for the company and trained employees and agents in title insurance matters.
Ms. O’Donnell has taught part of the Real Property and Probate Section certification course. She served on the Florida Land Title’s Forms and Continuing Education Committee, as well as the Government Affairs Committee. She is one of the authors of the Florida Land Title “Title Insurance Handbook”. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and the Florida Bar Association.