Waimea High School graduate Matthew “Matt” Taba has returned home, and was recently named account manager for Kaua’i for First American Title Company, Inc.
The company, with offices in Kukui Grove Professional Village, is a subsidiary of First American Title Insurance Company, one of the nation’s largest title insurers, and a leading provider of business information.
The Lihu’e office is one of seven First American has across the state. Charged to serve Kaua’i as account manager, Taba will oversee business development, and serve as the local real estate community’s customer advocate.
Originally residents of O’ahu, Taba’s parents relocated the family to Kaua’i when Matthew Taba he was in elementary school. After graduation, he left Hawai’i to attended Wheaton College in Illinois.
He received his bachelor’s degree in 1993. Upon earning his degree, Taba returned to Kaua’i, where he and his family currently reside. Taba comes to First American Title Company with experience in the real estate industry and knowledge of the local community.
He earned his real estate license in 2001, and was immediately employed by a prominent real estate firm on Kaua’i.
“Matt’s knowledge of the industry and his ties to the local community make him an invaluable asset to First American Title Company’s growing Kaua’i branch,” said Penny Young, branch manager for the Kaua’i office of First American Company, Inc.-Hawaii.
“His experience as a Realtor will serve to the benefit of the local real estate community and the company alike,” she added.
First American Title Insurance Company, the largest subsidiary of the First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF), traces its history to 1889. One of the largest title insurers in the nation, the company offers title service through nearly 1,100 offices and an extensive network of agents throughout the United States and abroad.
The company has its headquarters in Santa Ana, Calif. Information about First American Corporation’s subsidiaries, and an archive of its press releases, can be found on the Web site www.firstam.com.