Brian Hughes joined Mother Lode Holding Company’s family as President of Premier Title Agency (PTA) in 2017. Brian has over 38 years of title and escrow industry experience. He began his title career as assistant controller of a national title insurance underwriter in 1979. He was promoted to Senior Vice President and Controller in 1981 and remained at this national company until 1994. Brian then relocated to Arizona where he became the President and CEO of a large, local title company. He grew the company to be one of the largest, most successful and profitable title and escrow agencies in the state.
Brian’s background includes serving as President of the Land Title Association of Arizona (LTAA) and was an active member in the American Land Title Association where he served as Chairman of both the Accounting and Research committees. He served on the Board of Directors of the Care Fund and LTAA as well as was a member of the Homebuilders Association of Arizona, Valley Partnership and the Executive Association of Greater Phoenix. Brian actively supports Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Ronald McDonald House Charities as well as other local charities.
Brian earned a B.S. in Accountancy from the University of Houston after serving two years as an MP in the United States Army. Brian and his family are avid sailors and enjoy travelling.