Barry F. Flavin
Barry Flavin’s remarkable breadth of experience in launching, building and growing successful title operations across the widest spectrum of ownership and markets has been rooted in his ability to drive improvements in organizational structure and process that resist price-taking competition during market highs and shield profits during market lows.
In addition to his roles as CEO of a multi-state agency and a domestic title underwriter, he has served as a senior field executive for two national underwriters, and helped launch another. Barry has also consulted with private equity groups, national title agencies, and existing title insurers in their acquisition, startup and licensing efforts.
In addition to his operational successes, Flavin has sold four of his companies to publicly traded corporations, purchased and sold agencies and insurers for his employers and advised clients on acquisitions and mergers as a consultant.
Barry’s foundational experience in the title insurance business included personally closing over 10,000 transactions. He has consistently recognized and deployed emerging technologies and organizational structures to achieve outsized gains in distribution efficiency and achieve margins beyond industry benchmarks, while retaining a reputation for fair dealing.
His keen eye for talent is complemented with a willingness and practiced metric to empower those individuals through defined authorities, clarity of purpose, and a true delegation model. Barry particularly enjoys helping business owners identify and overcome their current challenges with a mindful eye toward what comes next in their growth and success.