He’s now formed Security 1st Title and, with partners, has purchased First American operations in six metropolitan Wichita counties.
Burns says that creates the largest title insurance company in Kansas.
“I’ve always dreamed of having ownership in a company,” says Burns, whose title will be chief executive.
“My mid-life crisis was quit my job and follow my dream,” says Burns, who just turned 50.
He isn’t disclosing terms of his purchase.
The 115 employees currently with First American Title will keep their jobs.
Officers include: David Armagost, president; Jennifer Weast, executive vice president and secretary and treasurer; and senior vice presidents Brandon Knowles, Glenn Edwards and Michael Brown.