Appraiser Diversity Initiative: How the industry is attracting new entrants and fostering appraiser diversity.

Appraiser Diversity Initiative: How the industry is attracting new entrants and fostering appraiser diversity.

1:00 – 3:00 | DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) and the Appraisal Industry

The Appraisal Institute, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, the National Urban League and many industry lenders and partners are working together to help promote careers through the Appraiser Diversity Initiative (ADI).

Join the Appraisal Institute, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and one of the industry’s top mortgage lenders – JPMorgan Chase to hear first-hand how we can as an industry attract diverse new entrants into the residential appraisal field.

Also discover how trainees can overcome barriers to entry (such as education, training, and experience requirements), and why mentorship through a supervisor role can help grow your career and business. Hosted by Solidifi.

Topics:

  • Diversity deep-dive and overview with ADI Partners
  • The lender perspective: Exclusive look at growing our industry through diversity and trainees with JPMorgan Chase
  • Mentorship works: Fireside chat with Supervisors and Trainees

Speaker:

  • Loren Cooke, President – Solidifi
  • Rachel Beam-Jares, Director of Valuation Equity – Fannie Mae
  • William (Bill) Garber, Director of Government and External Relations – Appraisal Institute
  • Scott Reuter, Chief Appraiser – Freddie Mac
  • Jarrett Scarpiello, Valuations Fulfilment Director, Collateral Valuations Group – JPMorgan Chase
  • Ramon George, Private Bank Channel Manager Valuations Group – JPMorgan Chase
  • Miriam Lopez, VP, MB Operations Manager II, JP Morgan Chase, Collateral Valuations Group – Staff Appraisers and Direct Engagement Panel
  • Colleen McCafferty, Chief Compliance Officer – Solidifi
  • Richard Rivera, Quality Control Manager, Valuations – Solidifi
  • Rosemary Garcia, Real Estate Appraiser Trainee and ADI scholarship recipient
  • Nita Sloan, Real Estate Appraiser and Supervisor – Sloan Appraisal Services
  • Yessica Valenzuela, Real Estate Appraiser Trainee – Sloan Appraisal Services
  • Elaine Rodriguez, Real Estate Appraiser Trainee – Sloan Appraisal Services
  • Kent Wang, Real Estate Appraiser and Supervisor – KW Appraisal
  • Jason Shao, Real Estate Appraiser Trainee – KW Appraisal
3:00 – 4:00 | Making the Connections:  Networking event (Exclusive networking event for session panelists and attendees with complimentary refreshments in advance of the Trade Show Opening Reception

Join us for an open and inclusive conversation about how you can get involved to help solve the appraiser shortage with a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion.  This event is sponsored by Solidifi.

Note:  If you are an appraiser trainee and would like to attend Valuation Expo, click here.