Nikki Bell | President
As President of Property Insight, Nikki Bell follows a clear vision to refine and support the increasingly complex demands of the Title Industry’s evolving information needs. Nikki focuses on providing the most strategic direction for the FNF Companies and stresses the importance of teamwork, collaboration and close customer relationships as key to understanding the business
Nikki joined the FNF family of companies through the acquisition of American Pioneer Title Insurance Company in 2001 but prior to that, worked in the escrow department of an FNF attorney agent. Over the past 19 years, Nikki has managed several departments throughout the Property Insight organization, among them Customer Service, QA, Operations, Imaging, and Direct and Agency Title Production Support. Nikki has also served as Director of Data Operations at Black Knight, overseeing the National Assessor and Recorder departments. Just prior to taking over the reins at Property Insight, Nikki worked as a strategic initiative consultant for FNF.
Originally hailing from an avocado farm in California, Nikki ran competitive track and cross country at both Villanova University and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Two of her confessed loves are the beach and Christmas music. Nikki currently calls Winter Park, Florida home with her husband and daughter.
Vishal Ajmera | Vice President, Finance & Operations
Vishal is responsible for financial reporting, planning and analysis, and improving operational efficiency. He is a strong leader and has a unique balance of vision, planning and strategy. Vishal has served in a number of finance roles prior to joining Fidelity in 2017, where he gained invaluable experience. His 18-year work career ranges from Citigroup’s Real Estate division to Merrill Lynch’s Global Markets & Investment Banking group and leading the finance operation at Black Knight’s Data & Analytics division.
Vishal is a New York native and earned his degree in Finance from Stern School of Business at New York University. In his off hours, he enjoys reading, trying new vegan dishes, and spending quality time with his family.
Jennifer Pafford | Manager, Strategic Analytic Solutions
Jennifer brings more than 19 years of public record data experience to her role as Strategic Analytic Solutions Manager. Previously, Jennifer managed roles that streamlined tax processes, oversaw policy management, and managed multiple public record data operations for both the lender sphere and title operations. Currently, Jennifer’s role at Property Insight is to design non-traditional marketing and forecasting reports utilizing multiple data resources.
Jennifer enjoys the challenge of identifying solutions that provide value for Fidelity National Financial operations, advancing the organization as the industry leader for data and marketing. Coordinating a variety of teams within the FNF network enables her to deliver high quality results and value for the enterprise.
In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys reading historical novels and spending time riding bikes with her family.
Kim Martin | Vice President, Portfolio, Projects and Process Innovation
MBA, PfMP, PMP, CPM, Six Sigma Green Belt
Driving innovation, implementing improvements, and pushing initiatives to the finish line are a few of the day-to-day tasks that fall under Kim’s responsibility. Rejoining the Property Insight leadership team in 2018, Kim began the climb to formalize project and portfolio processes and challenge legacy systems and technology.
Initially joining Fidelity National Financial in 2006, Kim’s 10 years in local county government management in Seminole County, provided her experience in county system and data support. This assisted in the transition of her initial role at Property Insight as a project manager. Kim grew to manage the Project Management Office and Project Portfolio for Property Insight. When Property Insight moved to Black Knight, Kim served as the Chief of Staff for the Data and Analytics President and then the Vice President of Business and Risk Operation for the Black Knight Chief Technology Officer.
Travel and sports are Kim and her husband’s favorite hobbies. They have attended baseball games at all 30 of the MLB stadiums.
Sam Williams | Vice President, National Plant Operations
Reviewing processes, procedures and systems to identify opportunities to increase productivity and quality are critical functions of Sam’s role. His team is responsible for FNF asset management with the directive of reducing cost, improving automation and elevating clients’ search experience. He is also focused on leading his team to successfully complete aggressive plant conversions scheduled over the next three years.With more than 25 years of title insurance experience, Sam understands clients’ needs and expectations.
Sam started in title production at Commonwealth Land Title’s Los Angeles office in 1986. He came back to the industry in the mid 1990’s in Colorado and, in 2008, was managing a centralized title production department for the Mercury companies when Fidelity acquired their Colorado operations. Before joining Property Insight, Sam served as Operations Manager of the Colorado Central Production Facility. As CPF manager, he oversaw title production processes including commitment production, closing support, and final policy’s for FNF operations in Colorado, New Mexico and Idaho.
Sam grew up in Southern California and relocated to Colorado in 1993. He plays ice hockey a few times a week and enjoys spending time and traveling with his wife, children, and granddaughter.
Lisa Martin | Vice President, Title Strategy and Support
As Vice President of Title Strategy and Support, Lisa Martin strives to deliver an exceptional customer experience with Property Insight. Lisa believes the customer relationship is the most important priority in the departments she is responsible for. Managing Client Strategy, Specialized Services and Judgment Search Departments, Lisa puts the customer at the forefront of operations in the title industry’s evolving business environment.
Lisa has held many roles within the FNF family over the last 16 years, including Title Production Manager in Florida and National Title Audit. Her title career began in 1984 as an abstractor/examiner in Cincinnati.
When she's not solving the problems of the title industry, Lisa loves to travel and spend time with her grandchildren.
Matt Barbanera | AVP, National Client Strategy Department
As the head of Client Strategy, Matt brings 20 years of experience in the title industry, including title plant operations and client account management. He is focused on strategizing with FNF clients on new ways to leverage the plant and image resources managed by Property Insight. His passion is in developing winning strategies that enable clients to improve efficiency, streamline their operations and build a competitive advantage.
Prior to assuming his current position, Matt held the role of National Account Manager, Plant Operations Manager and National Support Manager for Property Insight since joining in 2006. He previously served as a Commercial Title Examiner for FNT FL Direct operations where he started while still in high school.
As a Florida native it is no surprise that Matt has a knack for saltwater fishing. On the other hand, when he’s not feeling the hot weather, Matt skates onto the ice rink where he plays hockey. He and his wife have three kids that cheer him on at his games.
Alan Martin | Vice President, Tax Services
Alan returns to the FNF family with over 30 years of experience in the property tax services field. He was co-founder of CRM Real Estate Tax Service and later managed national tax service operations for Fidelity National Tax Service. He has also been an industry leader in creating tax product offerings for the title and mortgage service industries. Alan’s executive management background brings proven expertise and a fresh perspective that supports the ongoing goals of the Property Insight team. Alan’s primary focus is to identify and implement process efficiencies that will leverage the latest technology, while delivering the most reliable tax data solutions.
A Southern California native, Alan and his wife love spending time hiking, going to the beach or just hanging out with their adult children and expanding group of grandchildren.