Our Team

World-Class Executive Leadership across Title Insurance, Settlement Services and Technology

Entitle Direct Group’s entire leadership is focused on empowering consumers to take control of their real estate process and save significant money on closing costs. Our executive team combines decades of experience in title insurance, general insurance, settlement services, real estate, technology, regulatory and legal compliance.

In order to deliver significant savings on title insurance and empower consumers to take control of their home closing process, we have assembled a first-class team from numerous industry disciplines. Our senior management team combines decades of experience in title insurance, general insurance, settlement services, real estate, regulatory, legal, consumer marketing, and technology.

  • Timothy M. Dwyer


    Tim is the founder of Entitle Direct Group, Inc. He brings over 25 years of insurance industry expertise to our Company. Prior to founding Entitle Direct Group, Inc. in 2006, he served as Managing Director at the investment-banking firm of Greenhill & Company, specializing in the insurance industry. He previously held a similar position at Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette (Managing Director specializing in the insurance sector). Tim is a former Vice President at Salomon Brothers Inc. and was a Certified Public Accountant in Illinois. Tim received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and is a graduate of the University of Illinois.

  • David H. Elliott


    Mr. Elliott has over 30 years of experience in insurance and financial guaranty insurance industries. Mr. Elliott is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MBIA, Inc. Mr. Elliott served previously as Director of a number of financial services companies, including: Gryphon Holdings, Orion Capital Corp., Aames Financial, Criterion Research ChannelRe and The Republic Companies.

  • Marvin Pestcoe


    Mr. Pestcoe is a retired insurance executive with more than 30 years experience in property and casualty insurance, reinsurance, and investments. Most recently Marvin Pestcoe was a member of PartnerRe's Group Executive Committee with responsibility for the Capital Markets Group and PartnerRe's Life & Health businesses. Prior to joining PartnerRe, Mr. Pestcoe was employed by Swiss Re New Markets as Chief Actuarial Officer. Mr. Pestcoe is a fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

  • Kathleen Servidea


    Kathleen is Associate General Counsel of PartnerRe’s Investment Group. With over 14 years of legal experience, she regularly advises on a wide range of corporate matters, with a focus on structured debt and private equity transactions. Prior to joining PartnerRe, Kathleen practiced in the Boston and New York offices of Dechert LLP. Kathleen received a B.A. from McGill University and a J.D. from Boston University School of Law.

  • Lee Iannarone


    Mr. Iannarone is the General Counsel and CCO of PartnerRe’s Investments Group. Lee has over 15 years of legal experience advising on corporate matters such as private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, distressed debt investing, SEC compliance and fund structuring. Prior to joining PartnerRe in 2011, Lee was Associate General Counsel and CCO at Sandell Asset Management Corp., a multi-strategy hedge fund based in NY. Prior to Sandell, Lee was counsel at O’Melveny and Myers in their NY and London offices primarily representing private equity funds. Prior to law school, Lee worked at PriceWaterhouse as an auditor and LCC International as a budget analyst. Lee received his BA in Accounting and Finance from Gettysburg College and his JD from Georgetown University Law Center.

  • Nicholas Celli


    Mr. Celli is an Associate in PartnerRe’s Strategic Ventures Group, which pursues investment and partnership opportunities in insurance-related businesses. Prior to joining PartnerRe, Mr. Celli was a restructuring/corporate finance consultant at FTI Consulting in New York where he provided financial advisory services to companies, and creditors of companies, in financial distress across various industries. Mr. Celli holds a BS in Accounting and Finance from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College and is a holder of the right to use the Charted Financial Analyst® designation.

  • Michael Greene


    Mr. Greene is Managing Partner at AE Industrial Partners, LLC a private investment firm where he has responsibility for the overall management of the organization and primarily focuses on the negotiation, execution and monitoring of portfolio investments. Since joining AE Industrial in 2008, Mr. Greene has worked with several portfolio companies, including: AeroSat, Inc.; Dynamic Precision Group, Inc.; and TurboCombustor Corp. Previously, Mr. Greene was with UBS Capital Americas, LLC and UBS Capital, LLC from 1990 to 2008. Mr. Greene was a founding partner of the non-investment grade debt and equity businesses at Union Bank of Switzerland, the predecessor to UBS AG, and was a principal architect in creating the firms' internal investment review processes and monitoring systems. Mr. Greene also had primary responsibility for running the General Industrial Group for UBS Capital Americas, LLC. Mr. Greene serves as a Trustee of The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. Mr. Greene received a BA from The College of the Holy Cross, and an MBA from Harvard University.

  • Paul Friedman


    Mr. Friedman was from November 2009 to March 31, 2015 a Senior Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of Guggenheim Securities, LLC. Mr. Friedman also served as a member of Guggenheim’s Management Committee. Prior to joining Guggenheim, Mr. Friedman was from June 2008 until October 2009 a Managing Director of Mariner Investment Group. Prior to Mariner Mr. Friedman worked at Bear Stearns and Co., Inc. from 1981 to 2008, last serving as Chief Operating Officer of the Fixed Income Division. He started his career as an accountant at Coopers and Lybrand. Mr. Friedman has an undergraduate degree from Colgate University and an MS (Finance) from the NYU Stern School of Business.