May 8, 2023
Needham, MA--Kriss Law/Atlantic Closing & Escrow (“KL/ACE”), a national, attorney-driven settlement services firm, has named Len Franco as President of its Commercial Services Division. He will be charged with overseeing the continued growth of the company’s commercial footprint nationwide.
Franco comes to KL/ACE with over 30 years of experience leading title insurance and real estate information businesses for some of the largest organizations in the industry. Most recently he served as President of Ascendant National Title’s National Commercial Services Division. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President for WFG Commercial Services Division, where he was responsible for overseeing the company’s expansion in the Northeast region. Before that, Franco served in multiple leadership roles with Fidelity National Financial, Stewart and First American’s National Lenders Advantage Division.
“While Kriss Law/Atlantic Closing & Escrow has long had a national presence, we believe now is the time to accelerate our growth efforts on the commercial side of the transaction,” said KL/ACE Chief Strategy Officer Landon Smith. “A substantial number of unique opportunities are emerging in any number of markets across the country, and Len’s wide range of relationships with commercial real estate developers, attorneys and lenders make him the ideal catalyst for new growth. He’s repeatedly proven that he knows how to lead a commercial services group as well as deliver for his clients. We look forward to his leadership in our overall expansion.”
Franco will be based in KL/ACE’s Needham, Massachusetts-based headquarters.