PYA, a certified public accounting and consulting firm, has been accepted into ALTA’s Elite Provider Program and is recognized by ALTA as the first Elite Provider to offer ALTA Best Practices Assessment. ALTA’s Elite Provider Program provides settlement companies with a source for identifying reputable providers to perform the high quality services. According to ALTA, the Elite Provider Program “is comprised of premier service providers committed to offering comprehensive benefits to the title insurance and settlement services industry… [promoting] the highest industry standards and [providing] effective solutions for ALTA members’ critical needs.” Acceptance into the program is determined by several factors including, but not limited to, a commitment to the overall industry, national distribution capabilities, and reference checks with existing customers.