Linda Orlans Appointed to State Building Authority Board of Trustees


TROY, Mich., November 20, 2015- Linda M. Orlans, Founder and Executive Chair of Orlans Group, a real estate services group that has served its clients and community with distinction for more than 15 years, has been appointed to the State Building Authority (SBA) Board of Trustees by Gov. Rick Snyder.

The purpose of the State Building Authority is to acquire, construct, furnish, equip, renovate, buildings and equipment for the use of the State, including public universities and community colleges. It is governed by a 5-member Board of Trustees appointed by the governor, with advice and consent of the Senate. The SBA is authorized to issue and sell bonds and notes for acquisition and construction of facilities and State equipment in an aggregate principal amount outstanding not to exceed $2.7 billion. Orlans will serve a four-year term as part of the Board of Trustees.

A lifelong Michigan resident, Orlans is a practicing attorney, lean law advocate and entrepreneur. She serves as the founder and executive chair of Orlans Group, which is comprised of Orlans Associates, P.C., Orlans Moran, PLLC., Atlantic Law Group, LLC., eTitle Agency, Inc., eAMC Agency, eVantage Services and Towne Auction. Orlans Group develops creative solutions for real property transactions for sophisticated clients in 28 states and employs more than 500 professionals.

A graduate of Wayne State University and Michigan State University College of Law, Orlans was awarded the MSU Hon. George Bashara Jr. Distinguished Alumni Award in 2011. Orlans currently serves in leadership roles for a number of organizations, including Beaumont Hospital’s First Word Society, Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan Opera Theatre, The Heat and Warmth Fund and Beyond Basics She is also the Chair of the Board of Trustees for The Michigan State University College of Law.

For more information about Linda M. Orlans and her business and philanthropic accomplishments, visit

About Orlans Group

The Orlans Group applies lean process methodology and smart technology to legal processes and real estate services for more accurate, faster and less expensive services. Orlans Group provides intelligence and analytics for critical business decisions from land research to document creation and review for processes that are seamless and transparent.


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