The American Land Title Association, (ALTA) a national trade association of the land title insurance industry, appointed Benjamin Lincoln as director of government affairs. He will be focusing on building and strengthening relationships between members of Congress and ALTA. He will also work to enhance the relationships individual ALTA members have with members of Congress and increase ALTA member participation in grassroots activity.
“Ben’s previous experiences creating relationships between industry and members of Congress on and off Capitol Hill will enable ALTA to better connect with legislators and assist our members in properly conveying the value of the land title industry,” said Michelle Korsmo, ALTA’s chief executive officer.
Prior to joining ALTA, Lincoln served as a senior vice president for LTD Group LLC, where he interacted with multiple entities on Capitol Hill and the White House to further the legislative goals of LTD’s Group’s client base. LTD Group represents multiple Fortune 500 companies in the financial services industry and provides strategic political consultation.
“Throughout my career I have gained an exceptional appreciation for working with broad coalitions, and look forward to transferring those ideals into my position with ALTA,” Lincoln said.
Between 2006 and 2011, Lincoln served as a congressional staffer in the U.S. House of Representatives. He served as chief of staff and legislative director to Rep. Travis Childers, D-Mass., a member of the House Financial Services Committee throughout the implementation and passage of the Wall Street Reform Act. Prior to joining the office of Congressman Childers in 2008, Lincoln served as a legislative assistant to Rep. John Tanner, D-Tenn., a founding member of the Blue Dog Coalition.