Stewart Title’s Melissa Eastman Named One of the Most Powerful 500 Business Leaders in Dallas-Fort Worth by D CEO

HOUSTON (Nov. 24, 2015) – Stewart Title® proudly announces the selection of Melissa Eastman, senior vice president and commercial services manager, to D CEO magazine’s inaugural edition of the Dallas 500. The special edition identified the most powerful business leaders in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in more than 60 business categories.

Eastman was recognized in the Title Insurance - Commercial category among five other peers and legends representing both the residential and commercial industries. Her career spans more than 25 years in the real estate industry. She joined Stewart in 1987, and today she manages the Stewart Title Commercial Services Dallas office. During her tenure she’s successfully secured multi-state, multi-site, portfolio and single-asset transactions across the U.S. as well as internationally.

“On behalf of Stewart, I’d like to sincerely congratulate Melissa for receiving this incredible recognition,” said Bruce Hawley, executive vice president and director of commercial services. “I’m happy D CEO recognized her business savvy disposition and impressive track record, making her a clear stand out among Dallas’ most influential, dynamic business executives.”

In 2011, Eastman was recognized by Real Estate Forum magazine as a Woman of Influence, and in 2009 she was named one of the 25 Women to Watch by the Dallas Business Journal.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in business marketing and international studies from Southern Methodist University. Additionally she is a member of the Real Estate Council, Urban Land Institute, NAIOP | Commercial Real Estate Development Association, Downtown Dallas, Inc. and Dallas Regional Chamber.

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