Career Buzz & Press Releases

AppraiserVendor welcomes new Chief Operating Officer, Stephen French!

February 17, 2017, Greenwood, IN – AppraiserVendor, a leading provider of national appraisal and valuation management solutions, specializing in delivering products and services of quality and integrity to the residential real-estate mortgage industry, is proud to announce and welcome Stephen French as the company’s Chief Operating Officer.  French will be responsible for the operational leadership of the firm, planning and …

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Whitmer Education Services, Inc. announces 1st Annual Attacking & Defending an Appraisal in Litigation Legal Conference

College Station, Texas,  – Whitmer Education Services, Inc. has announced the date and location of its 1st Annual Attacking & Defending an Appraisal in Litigation Legal Conference. The conference will be held in Austin, Texas at the Norris Conference Center on November 17-18, 2016. This conference is designed for appraisers, attorneys, property tax professionals, property tax consultants, board enforcement officers and …

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Assurant Names Daniel Hoppes Senior Vice President, Mortgage Solutions

NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas, Sept. 12, 2016 – Assurant, Inc., a global provider of risk management solutions, has named Daniel Hoppes as senior vice president, Mortgage Solutions. As leader of Mortgage Solutions, Hoppes will oversee the Assurant Valuations, Field Services and Mortgage Technology product lines, as well as the newly acquired American Title, Inc. He will have responsibility for leading …

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ACI Executive George Opelka Receives 2016 Valuation Visionary Award at Valuation Expo

PALM COAST, Fla., July 12, 2016 — George Opelka, senior vice president of sales and marketing for ACI, a member of the First American family of companies, today was honored with the Collateral Risk Network’s 2016 Valuation Visionary award. Opelka received the award at the 2016 Valuation Expo in recognition of his trailblazing role in advancing the industry through technology …

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Accurate Group Adds Experienced Banking Executive to Drive Further Revenue Growth in Real Estate Valuation Products

Leading provider of real estate appraisal, title and compliance services adds key talent to grow appraisal and valuation services market share CLEVELAND, OHIO – June 21, 2016 – Accurate Group, a leading provider of real estate appraisal, title and compliance services, today announced that it has hired former Huntington National Bank executive, Mike Kirk. Mike joined Accurate Group effective June …

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First Annual Ohio Credit Union Appraisal Scholarship Award

2016 OCAP Award

Dayton, OH (June 17, 2016)— CU Appraisal Services is pleased to announce Jenna Steiner as the first recipient of the OCAP • Ohio Credit Union Appraisal Scholarship. The Ohio Coalition of Appraisal Professionals (OCAP) board set the selection criteria and application process. This scholarship was established by CU Appraisal Services, on behalf of their Ohio credit union partners, to assist with …

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Appraisal Subcommittee

ASC Issues Proposed Rule on Collection and Transmission of Appraisal Management Company Annual Registry Fees WASHINGTON – The Appraisal Subcommittee of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (ASC) today issued a proposed rule that would implement collection and transmission of appraisal management company (AMC) annual registry fees by State appraiser certifying and licensing agencies that elect to register and supervise …

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Collateral Risk Network Government Relations Committee meets with Congressional Staff

Ocean City, MD – On Wednesday, May 11th, Joan Trice, CEO and Founder of Allterra Group, Steve Linville, President of Allterra Group and Greg Stephens, Chief Appraiser, SVP Compliance for Metro-West Appraisal Company and Co-Chair of CRN Government Relations Committee spent the day on Capitol Hill in meetings with Congressional Staff continuing discussions relating to some of the challenges facing …

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