Alan Hummel
Senior Vice President & Chief Appraiser, First American Mortgage Solutions

Alan Hummel, SRA, is Senior Vice President and Chief Appraiser for First American Mortgage Solutions and Forsythe Appraisals, LLC. As a key member of the executive management team, Alan is responsible for the development and implementation of appraiser training programs and quality control initiatives for 39 branch offices nationwide. He also serves as a primary industry resource to both clients and appraisers for a wide variety of real estate needs.

For 30 years Alan has provided appraisal and consulting services for a diverse clientele in the field of mortgage lending, litigation support and regulatory compliance activities. He has served as the National President of the Appraisal Institute and on the Board of Trustees of The Appraisal Foundation. He has also testified before the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives on mortgage fraud and appraisal issues.

Alan holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Iowa State University. He is an approved instructor for several professional societies as well as an Appraisal Qualifications Board certified USPAP instructor. Alan is a published curriculum author and a frequent speaker and presenter of appraisal techniques.