As a title and escrow professional with nearly 30 years of experience, Karleen Huggins serves as Fidelity’s Vice President for the Portland Market. Supervising nine branches throughout the Metropolitan Portland area, she previously focused on a robust commercial practice before assuming her administrative position. She is also charged with management of compliance and the company’s escrow support services team.
Currently, she is a board member of the Oregon Escrow Council, an organization dedicated to maintaining the highest standards in escrow through continuing education for its members statewide and locally and through legislative advocacy. Previous service in her not-for-profit portfolio includes board membership with the Mid-Willamette Valley Humane Society and Mid-Valley Hospice. After studying psychology at Oregon State University, Huggins worked with the USDA Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service (now the Farm Service Agency) as a wheat and feed grain specialist.
She enjoys reading, cooking, wine tasting and sewing/quilting. A dog lover, she has three including a rescue dog. As a traveler, she has toured a number of countries and also volunteered at an orphanage for girls in Bali.
Fidelity National Title is a member of the Fidelity National Financial (FNF) family of companies and the nation’s largest group of title companies and title insurance underwriters. In the Tri-County Metropolitan area, the company has nine branch locations and maintains a local market leadership position.