Friday, December 8, 2023 | The Latest Buzz for the Appraisal Industry

The Appraiser Diversity Initiative – What You Need to Know


Today’s Buzzcast interview is with Loren Cooke, President of Solidifi, and Scott Reuter, Chief Appraiser of Freddie Mac. We sat down with Loren, Scott, and Jim Morrison, VP of Marketing and Sales for Allterra Group, to discuss bringing more diversity into the appraisal industry and their panel for Valuation Expo, “Appraiser Diversity Initiative: How the Industry is Attracting New Entrants and Fostering Appraiser Diversity.

What is the Appraiser Diversity Initiative? What can appraisers do to join the initiative? What is the best way to attract new entrants into the industry? These questions and much more will be answered between Loren, Scott, and Jim as they dive into this subject.

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