ABOUT LINDA

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Linda Orlanlindas is a practicing attorney, lean law advocate and the quintessential entrepreneur. A lifelong resident of Michigan, Ms. Orlans has launched and grown 7 successful companies. Orlans Group develops creative solutions for real property transactions for sophisticated clients in 36 states and employs over 500 professionals.

Ms. Orlans is Founder and Principal of Orlans Group, which is comprised of Orlans Associates, PC, Orlans Moran PLLC, Atlantic Law Group, eTitle, eVantage, eAMC, and Towne Auction. All of the Orlans Group firms are Certified Women’s Business Enterprises. Since 1996 she has launched and grown seven business ventures that directly support Michigan and our nation’s economies.

Under her leadership, Ms. Orlans’ companies have produced continuous growth and represent investors, lenders, banks and servicers in the mortgage banking and real property industries. Among those lenders, she has been appointed Designated Counsel for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac – a best in class distinction.

Ms. Orlans’ philanthropy and commitment to the communities in which she lives and conducts business is well known. Her companies’ corporate values encourage financial and social responsibility, innovation, compassion and accountability – all of which she actively brings to the community at large. She is especially passionate about helping underserved children through education, honoring America’s Servicemembers and women’s issues. In 2014 Ms. Orlans established the Emerging Leaders for Women in Metro Detroit. The program is designed to provide current and aspiring women business leaders with the tools and skills necessary for success. The goal of this series is to help women achieve new levels of leadership, while remaining authentic to themselves. The Orlans Group is proud to serve as a founding partner of the Homes 4 Wounded Heroes Program whose mission is to award mortgage-free homes to wounded heroes injured during combat in service to our country. The homes are for families who have severe and/or unique circumstances due to their injuries received while serving our country. In addition to the home, the families will receive 3 years of family and financial mentoring.

Ms. Orlans serves in leadership roles for a number of organizations including Beaumont Hospital’s First Words Society where she was also a co-founder, Board of Directors at the Detroit Institute of Arts and Michigan Opera Theater as well as Inforum Center for Leadership and The Heat and Warmth Fund. She also serves on Advisory Boards at Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan and Beyond Basics. Linda is an active alumni member of Michigan State University where she serves on the Board of Trustees for the College of Law and in 2013 Ms. Orlans was elected by the Board to serve as the Chair. Additionally, Ms. Orlans was a founding member of the Detroit Home Ownership Preservation Enterprise.

A graduate of Wayne State University and Michigan State University College of Law, Ms. Orlans was awarded the MSU Hon. George Bashara, Jr., Distinguished Alumni Award in 2011. In 2013 Linda Orlans received the Winning Futures Sam Cupp Impact Award as Business Leader of the Year, Birmingham Community House Award for Philanthropy and Leadership, and the Northwood University’s 2013 Distinguished Women’s Award. Ms. Orlans was named one of metro Detroit’s top women leaders in dBusiness Magazine’s 2012 Powered by Woman issue. In 2010, eTitle Agency was recognized as one of the 101 Detroit’s Best & Brightest Companies to Work For. And, in 2009 Linda Orlans was honored with the Ernst & Young Central Great Lakes Entrepreneur of the Year Award and named a Top Lawyer by dBusiness Magazine. For the past 10 years, Ms. Orlans, has been rated by her peers, to be awarded the distinguished rank of AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell and in 2009 she received her bar admission to the Supreme Court of The United States.

Under the leadership of Linda Orlans, Orlans Group has stood the test of time which is truly a great accomplishment and is something that is quite rare in today’s disposable society. The firm prides itself on client communication, work product and the ability to adapt to our clients ever-changing needs. We do whatever is necessary to meet the needs and expectations of our clients so that they can meet their goals.

COMMUNITY INITIATIVES

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