Business Development Officer Joins Stewart Title Commercial Services in Dallas – Fort Worth

Head Shot of  Joseph Peterson

HOUSTON (February 2, 2017) – Stewart Title Commercial Services announced that Joseph Peterson has joined the Dallas – Fort Worth office as Business Development Officer. Peterson is responsible for growing Stewart’s commercial business by developing and maintaining commercial business relationships.

He reports to Jeff Whetzel, Vice President and Regional Sales Director, and will support the Dallas – Fort Worth  team led by Melissa Eastman, Senior Vice President and Commercial Services Manager. 

“Joe has worked for some of the strongest and most notable financial institutions and excels in working with clients in multiple commercial asset classes,” said Whetzel. “He has a proven track record of success in both the Chicago and Los Angeles markets, and his experience is a significant contribution to the Stewart Title Commercial Services team in Dallas and Fort Worth.”

Peterson brings knowledge of financial and credit markets to the title industry with over 13 years of experience in business development and relationship-based consulting in financial services and real estate.  Most recently, he worked in business development for Stewart in Los Angeles, where he successfully captured new business while managing existing client relationships. He began his career in commercial banking, supporting businesses with lending instruments to achieve their growth goals.

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