Best Practices

Identify and establish best practices for appraisal stakeholders and consumers of appraisals. The Best Practices Committee will also develop methods to disseminate the information throughout the housing industry.

Chair: Sam Glusica
U.S. Bank

Sam Glusica is the Collateral Risk Manager of the Mortgage and Home Equity Credit Risk department at US Bank.  Sam  has over 15 years of experience.  He has provided compliance and regulatory assessments to financial institutions, regulatory agencies and appraisal management companies. Sam is a graduate of Business Administration from Bemidji State University and Strategic Decisions and Risk Management from Stanford University.

Vice-Chair: Al Yeargin
InHouse

Al Yeargin is the Chief Appraiser at InHouseUSA. InhouseUSA is a financial services technology company which provides both AMS and AMC services nationwide. Al has been appraising since 1980 and is a certified residential appraiser in the State of Florida and Virginia, Holds the SRA designation from the Appraisal Institute, Special Magistrate in the State of Florida for the Tax Commission and on the Veteran Administration fee panel.