Valuation Management Group’s CEO, Vicky Thompson recently attended the Collateral Risk Network meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Collateral Risk Network (CRN) is a group of dedicated chief appraisers, collateral risk managers, regulators and valuation experts who are focused on resolving the many challenges facing the appraisal profession. CRN is represented by lending institutions, Wall Street, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Veterans Affairs, The Federal Housing Administration, appraisal management companies and appraisers.
The February meeting offered a variety of topics and speakers
- Fannie Mae Update – Zachary Dawson
- Freddie Mac Update – Mark Simpson
- Florida Appraisal Board – Juana Watkins, Florida Division of Real Estate
- Mortgage Fraud – Carrie Fisher, FBI
- TRID – Penny Reed, Wells Fargo
- Appraisal of the Future – Today – Ed Pinto, American Enterprise Institute
Participation in CRN meetings is just one way Valuation Management Group stays abreast of trends within the appraisal industry. It provides us the opportunity to meet industry experts and share information, ideas and experiences. We have found CRN meetings to be beneficial.
Valuation Management Group is a national, full service appraisal management service company that manages the appraisal process for financial institutions, banks, mortgage bankers and credit unions. We offer the full array of commercial and residential appraisal products and services. We take the appraisal process from ordinary to extraordinary.