Stewart Information Services Corporation Vice Chairman
Stewart Morris, Jr. serves as Stewart Information Services Corporation’s (SISCO) Vice Chairman of the Board. He currently serves on the Executive Committee, the Technology Committee, and as Advisor to the CEO on strategy and operations.
Previously, in his role as President and Co-CEO of SISCO and President of Stewart Title Company (STC), he was responsible for affiliated title offices, real estate information companies and technology companies. He joined STC in 1973 and was elected Vice President in 1975. Mr. Morris became President of STC and Chairman of Stewart Title Guaranty Company (STGC) in 1991; in 2007, he became STGC’s Senior Chairman. He became an Advisory Director of SISCO in 1997 and was elected to the Board as President and Co-CEO in February 2000.
Under Mr. Morris’ direction, Stewart became a real estate information industry leader in technology, as well as a host of services for the real estate transaction. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, universities and other forums on technology, the real estate transaction process and e-commerce. Mr. Morris is a member of the Board of Governors for the American Land Title Association (ALTA). In 2012, he received the first Joe Casa Award for Innovation, honoring his leadership and technology firsts in the title industry and Stewart Title.
In the community, Mr. Morris serves on the Board of Trustees for the Oldham Little Church Foundation, as well as the board of the Wharton County Historical Museum. He served on the Fannie Mae Advisory Council in 2000 and 2001, and on the Board of the Housing Roundtable for five years. He also previously served as a Director for RealEC. An avid horse-drawn carriage collector and driver, Mr. Morris served as President of the Carriage Association of America from 1995 through 1998 and is an Honorary Life Director. He founded the Houston Area Carriage Association and currently serves as board chairman of the Carriage Museum of America.
Mr. Morris is an instrument, multi-engine and type-rated pilot with over 3,000 hours of flight time. He is a member of Rice University Associates and River Oaks Country Club. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rice University in 1971 and received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas in 1973.