""United States Appraisals"":http://unitedstatesappraisals.com/, a nationwide appraisal management company based in Kansas, named Richard Garrie as chief appraiser.[IMAGE]
Garrie has more than 17 years of residential valuation experience, including eight years as a branch manager for Forsythe Appraisals, LLC. He also spent seven years as a senior appraiser with Ritter appraisals, was a staff appraiser in the Cass County Assessor's Office, and even briefly operated his own appraisal company.
According to United States Appraisals, Garrie was also the first appraiser in the country certified to produce the Collateral Valuation Report (CVR) and is a certified CVR instructor.
""Our internal review appraisers manually review every appraisal to ensure underwriter-ready reports are delivered to our clients,"" said president Aaron Fowler. ""Our rapid expansion and future growth plans created the need for additional leadership for our review appraisers and another industry veteran for our senior management team. Richard has a great background in team building and provides us with a wealth of knowledge in appraisal quality and compliance.""
In his role at United States Appraisals, Garrie will direct the company's team of internal review appraisers and maintain appraisal compliance in the face of rapidly changing regulations.
""United States Appraisals impressed me with their total commitment to quality, service and compliance,"" Garrie said. ""They have a great reputation in the industry for treating appraisers with respect, paying above market fees and paying promptly. I am excited to join a growing company that is committed to the right business principles.""