Ken DeFeo manages the team currently updating the Uniform Appraisal Dataset to better meet the needs of the mortgage industry and provide better clarity around appraisal reporting. Ken has worked in the Mortgage and Real Estate industry for the past 30 years with extensive experience in loan originations fulfillment, quality control and servicing valuations. After starting at BNC Mortgage, a Lehman Brothers Company, in 1995, Ken helped drive technological expansion while maintaining quality. Then Ken moved on to work vendor contracts for JP Morgan Chase, where he also oversaw the startup of a QA department to validate vendor quality and internal audits. At Union Bank, Ken oversaw appraisal operations and was tasked with improving visibility around appraiser quality and the customer experience.