Collateral valuation services provider ""First Valuation"":www.firstvaluation.com/ has found a new national sales executive in Brandon O'Briant. While remaining based in Dallas, Texas, O'Briant will apply his 15 years of experience in the mortgage industry to managing First Vaulation's current clients and establishing partnerships on behalf of the company.[IMAGE]
O'Briant is well prepared for his role with First Valuation, as he boasts extensive expertise in property valuation, real estate, and mortgage banking. Formerly a valuation and vendor relationship manager for ""Goldman Sachs"":www.gs.com/ subsidiary, ""Avelo Mortgage"":www.avelomortgage.com/,[COLUMN_BREAK]
O'Briant has gained experience in directing and managing all aspects of valuation diligence across loan acquisitions and dispositions.
Additionally, O'Briant has previously managed the overall direction and oversight of valuation servicers, vendors, and product and services development and implementation. O'Briant's position with First Valuation will take advantage of the full scope of his professional background, and he will focus on maintaining existing client relationships and working toward developing enhanced valuation partners for the entity.
First Valuation's vice president of sales, Chris McClain, said of his hiring, ""Brandon's experience as an appraiser and background working for large lending institutions brings an ideal skill set to our organization. Not only will he serve as an ambassador of our full suite of collateral valuation solutions, he'll bring an invaluable consultative approach to our clients.""
O'Briant is a certified residential appraiser, and he is also a licensed broker in numerous states. He joins First Valuation at a critical time, as the company has recently changed its profile, including altering its name and adding several large vendors as it expands its market share. Prior to the switch, First Valuation was known as BrokerPriceOpinion.com, and its updated standing is sure to be enhanced by O'Briant's ability to target the capital and servicing market segments.