Data Services Inc. is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona and has been in business since 1985. DSI maintains title plants and electronic recording for title agents in the Western United States. DSI is also a managed services IT provider in Tucson and Phoenix, AZ.
Data Services is a full-service title plant company. DSI builds plants, maintains them, and develops all the software necessary for examination and search. DSI is integrated to the escrow production system ResWare for both title production and electronic recording.
Data Services' mission is to empower the independent title agent with software. DSI partners with title agents to maximize the business value in their title plant asset, increase productivity for their staff, and help them grow their business.
Owner and President
Martin Thomas has been in the title insurance business since the early 1970s. After leaving the army as a captain and helicopter pilot he went to work for Lawyers Title Agency. He left Lawyers Title in the early 1980s to take over as president of Title Security Agency. Marty started Data Services in 1985 to maintain the Pima County shared title plant. DSI has been posting and maintaining Pima County ever since. Marty brings years of industry knowledge and an agent perspective to Data Services every day.
Executive Vice President
Ryan Thomas spent the first 20 years of his technology career at Microsoft. He held account management positions for large organizations in the US and globally. His has worked with small, medium and enterprise businesses across many different industries. He has led sales teams and worked on a wide range of technical projects. Ryan brings his technical background to Data Services and is focused on growing the business through great customer relationships and strategic partnerships.
Sr. Systems Administrator
Travis has 20 years of experience in IT and systems administration. Travis brings a diligent and pragmatic approach to finding solutions that keep the business up and running. He is excellent in a crisis and even better at avoiding them. He is responsible for designing and implementing the enterprise infrastructure for managed IT customers.
Sr. Systems Architect
Chris has a degree in computer science from the University of Arizona and 20 years of experience designing and maintaining line of business software. He is responsible for the design of the title plant software and electronic recording software in use today at DSI. Chris employs a combination of crafty coding and a deep understanding of the title industry to create unique and clever solutions to customers business problems. He is involved at the design level of all technology projects at DSI.
Sr. Software Engineer
Peter holds a master's degree in computer science and has 15 years of experience designing and deploying business software systems. Peter brings his big-shop expertise to Data Services and is responsible for the daily operational success of all the software supporting the title plant delivery. Peter also runs internal software that facilitates title plant data entry, tax data, and GIS information.
Sr. Software Engineer
Chris has 30 years of experience in software engineering and systems management. He is primarily responsible for the electronic recording software (Recording Express). This includes all the client software and county integrations.
Justin Hunter has worked in Information Technology for over 10 years. Before joining Data Services Justin was responsible for transitioning the technical workloads for large organizations to the cloud. His cloud experience is an asset at DSI. Justin employs his years of experience to provide customer centric solutions.
Sr. Systems Administrator
Michael has 15 years of experience in IT. He is responsible for the enterprise infrastructure for DSI’s managed IT customers. Michael is fascinated by technology and has some very interesting hobbies. He manages vendor relationships for DSI and our partners. Michael specializes in line of business application deployment and configuration.
Roger Harrison owned a successful insurance agency and ran his own business for many years. In the late 1990s he followed his strong personal interest in technology into a career in IT. After working in a number of large organizations he met Marty and went to work for Data Services. Roger runs the technical operations at DSI and the managed services staff. Roger is a dedicated technician with a practical approach that bridges the gap between IT and the business.
Title Plant Manager
Stephanie has 19 years of experience building and maintaining title plants. She is an expert in creating posting requirements and capturing the data necessary to create a great plant. Her team of 13 provides daily data entry, mapping, and quality control for Alphamax. Stephanie is a dynamic team leader and a strong customer advocate. She is an integral part of the software development process working closely with the dev team. Stephanie works with all DSI’s connected counties and manages data vendor relationships.
Technical Account Coordinator
Amber has been with Data Services for 14 years. She is responsible for maintaining quality assurance for our managed IT services customers. On a daily basis she handles trouble ticket coordination, inventory, invoicing and the company cellular business account. She demonstrates great customer service skills and is likely the first person you will speak to when you call DSI.
Abraham Pineda is a systems administrator and IT professional with over 9 years of experience. He has been working at Data Services for the past 2 years. As a Support Engineer Abraham primarily helps end-users with computer and software. Abraham appreciates the small and agile environment at DSI where he can continue to grow professionally and make others great. Abraham spends most of his free time with family and traveling.
Brandon is an IT professional and Account Manager with over 5 years of experience. Brandon has held positions in customer service and technical support for large organizations. He is a talented technician with a strong customer focus. Brandon is studying software development and enjoys all things automotive.
Chris has worked in IT professionally for 6 years, primarily in the Enterprise space. He graduated from Augsburg College in 2013 with a degree in Computer Science and is working to becoming a systems administrator. His preferred method of support is working alongside the user to empower them and help them understand their system even just a little bit more than they did before.