Doma Title Insurance, Inc. names Matthew Hood as Agency Manager for Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky territories

MIAMI – February 19, 2024 – Doma Title Insurance, Inc. has appointed Matthew Hood as agency manager in Doma’s Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky territories. In this role, he will provide Doma independent agents with the tools, resources and underwriter support they need to thrive and grow in the coming years.

Hood brings more than three decades of title insurance experience to his position. Earlier in his career, he served as president of Escrow Title Services, Inc. in Chicago, providing escrow services to attorneys for more than a decade before moving to the Tri-State area. He has also managed territories for national underwriters, most recently as Midwest regional agency manager for a national underwriter, assisting the company with its development of new markets in six states.

“Matt is known as a tenacious advocate for agents and has a long history of helping agents succeed in markets across the United States,” said Michael Holden, Vice President, Strategic Agency Manager for Doma. “Because Matt has been a business owner in the title industry, he knows the challenges to building a successful title agency. In addition to having the knowledge and expertise to help his agents, he takes the necessary time to really understand each agent’s unique needs so he can provide them with the most effective resources and guidance.”  

A graduate of the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Hood is a member of the Ohio, Central Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky land title associations, and is past president of the Miami Valley Land Title Association. He currently serves as the education committee chairperson for the Ohio Land Title Association and has earned the designation of Ohio Land Title Professional (OLTP).

“Each agent I work with presents a unique set of circumstances,” Hood said. “Each one operates with a different workflow, clientele base, market conditions and market customs. Drawing upon my experience working for agencies in multiple states, I am able to assess the unique challenges of each agent and provide targeted solutions, whether that is offering ideas for streamlining operations, fine-tuning workflow procedures, or identifying ways to grow market share.

“I am pleased to be doing this work with Doma,” he continued. “There are tremendous benefits for an agent who chooses to work with an underwriter whose sole purpose is to support the agent and their objectives. Whether it’s working through difficult transactions, assisting with sales growth and marketing efforts, or arming them with Doma’s many tools and resources, our agents always know that our focus is their success.”Hood is located in Cincinnati and can be reached by email at, or by telephone at (773) 895-6998.