DataQuick has announced that Frank V. McMahon has been named executive chairman of the company. McMahon will play an active part in the management of many of DataQuick’s most significant client relationships and the development and execution of strategic priorities. He will participate in many of DataQuick’s growth initiatives, including the company’s plans to expand Rels Title. In addition, McMahon will continue to work with John Walsh, president of DataQuick, and the company’s senior management team on product development, operational, partner and client initiatives.
McMahon will continue to serve as a member of the Advisory Board of Decision Insight Information Group (DIIG), the holding company that owns DataQuick as well as Marshall & Swift/Boeckh (MSB), Decision Insight Information Group–Europe and Access Point Information Canada.
“Frank has provided invaluable insight and direction to DataQuick and the other DIIG businesses as an Advisory Board Member,” said Chris Cartwright, chief executive officer of DIIG. “His expanded role will allow him to leverage his extensive industry experience to help DataQuick meet the needs of our clients and grow more effectively.”
McMahon has served as a consultant to TPG Capital, DIIG’s parent company, since 2010. Prior to this, he served as CEO of the Information Solutions Group at The First American Corp. for two years and as vice chairman and CFO of the company for two years. Despite challenging economic and market conditions in 2008 and 2009, the Information Solutions Group grew under McMahon’s leadership achieving GAAP EBITDA of $484 million in 2009. Prior to 2006, McMahon spent 20 years as an investment banker with Merrill Lynch and Lehman Brothers.
McMahon graduated with a bachelor of science degree in Economics from Villanova University and a masters of business administration from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.