Appraisal Scoping & Review Workshop
& Networking Luncheon

Join metro DC area appraisers and national/community bankers for a panel discussion of critical issues in the bank review process and Q&A with the audience. Brought to you by AIDC and the Virginia Association of Community Banks, this event will cover a number of topics including:

  • Ordering the Right Appraisals
  • Correctly defining the scope of the appraisal
  • Selecting the appropriate appraisers
  • Clearly communicating requirements between lenders and ordering professionals and between appraisers and ordering professionals
  • Reviewing Appraisals
  • Understanding the meaning of USPAP and FIRREA compliance
  • Identifying and focusing on critical valuation and risk issues
  • Avoiding the most common errors and omissions in appraisals
  • Effectively communicating about results as a reviewer and as an appraiser facing a reviewer


  • Devin McCreery, Market President, United Bank
  • Rucker Slater, Senior Vice President – Community President, Oak View National Bank
  • Stephen Santora, MAI, Vice President, Wells Fargo RETECHS
  • Robert Johnson, MAI, President, JMSP, Inc.

Moderator: Dennis Griffith, Executive Vice President - Chief Lending Officer, Cardinal Bank

This course takes attendees behind the scenes of national, regional and community banks to provide a better understanding of the valuation challenges for both bankers and appraisers as well as updated expectations in this quickly evolving regulatory environment. Individuals who attend will:

  • Understand the genesis of the latest financial reform impacting appraisal requirements
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of all players in the process
  • Get up close and personal with the ins and outs of the institutional appraisal process including policy, procedure, engagement, review and follow up
  • Appraisers will get a unique perspective on how their appraisals are being used and how they can strategically improve their appraisal service
  • Bankers will learn how to optimize the quality of appraisals
  • Be introduced to the latest liabilities and pitfalls facing appraisal professionals today
  • Have a better grasp on intended users, uses, scope of work, and the appraisal problem
  • Have an opportunity to meet face-to-face in a frank and open forum. .

Date:Thursday, April 20, 2017

9:30am: Registration
10:00am - Noon: Panel Discussion
Noon – 1:00pm: Networking Lunch
Sheraton Reston Hotel
11810 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, VA, 20191

Registration Fee (Includes lunch):
$75 – AI/VACB Members (Paid by 4/19; $85 thereafter)
$125 – Non-Members (Paid by 4/19; $135 thereafter)

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Special Thanks to our Event Co-Sponsor





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