Promotion: Lisa Yates

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Old Republic Title is pleased to announce that Lisa Yates, formerly Vice President and Operations Officer, has been appointed President of Old Republic Title Company of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State Manager.

In her new role, Lisa will oversee all personnel and operations across the state, including Old Republic Title and American Guaranty Title agency operations.

Lisa joined Old Republic Title in September 2015 as Commercial Escrow Manager before moving into the Operations Officer position. She is a graduate of Oklahoma City University School of Law and has an undergraduate degree from Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, OK.  

After law school, she represented pass-through institutions of the Resolution Trust Corporation, a government-owned organization specializing in real estate-related asset management. She then began a 19-year career with the Oklahoma Association of REALTORS® (OAR), first as a lobbyist and Government Affairs Director, and then as Chief Executive Officer. While she was with the OAR, Lisa supported real estate professionals statewide and helped to shape many of Oklahoma’s property laws and regulations.

Lisa can be reached at