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Jim Beatty, SRA – Senior Vice President, Chief Appraiser

Jim Beatty, SRA is Senior Vice President and Chief Appraiser. With over 30 years of experience in valuation services, Jim is thoroughly familiar with all aspects of the mortgage business from both a regulatory and market perspective.Prior to joining Valuation Connect, Jim held several executive leadership positions including all residential appraisal products and sales. Jim received the SRA designation from the Appraisal Institute and the CRP from the Employee Relocation Council, while also earning the council’s Meritorious Service Award. He is currently a member of the Appraisal Foundation’s Industry Advisory Council (IAC).



Kellie A. Vache, MAI – Vice President, Client Services

Kellie is a seasoned appraisal professional with over 30 years of experience in appraisal and real estate management. Kellie has prior experience as quality manager of both BPO and appraisal products and worked in the lending industry in charge of credit policy, appraisal operations, appraisal field management, and review appraisal. Kellie is a Certified General Appraiser and holds the MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute.



Kris Dworakowski – Vice President, Technical Operations

Kris has over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry working with clients in the appraisal, BPO, alternative valuation products and vendor management. Kris also has experience in mortgage origination, auto, and personal loans. Immediately prior to joining Valuation Connect, he was senior vice president of supply chain management for a national provider of appraisal services.




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