Post-closing services provider Nationwide Title Clearing has named long-time employee Michael O’Connell chief operations officer.

The Palm Harbor, Fla.-based firm said O’Connell oversees daily operations of NTC's delivery divisions, covering the majority of the company’s 300-plus employee workforce.

O’Connell has been with Nationwide Title Clearing for eight years, leading the sales and client relations teams.

"Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character," said O’Connell. "Working at NTC has taught me both over the years and I plan to be a competent leader in my new position."

Prior to his promotion, O’Connell oversee client relations, finance and services delivery.