Rick's experience started in 1981 as an elected assessor in Missouri and an appointed appraiser in Kansas. As a senior IAAO instructor, Rick now teaches and develops courses and workshops on appraisal, public relations/customer service and management. (See Rick's courses offerings.) Through his instruction, experience and formal education (B.S. in Accounting), he has assisted numerous individuals and jurisdictions with how to develop and improve staff, establish office procedures, and related issues on modeling and market valuations.
Rick holds the CAE (Certified Assessment Evaluator) designation from the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) he also has the CDEI designation as a Certified Distance Education Instructor and has been the recipient of several IAAO awards:
2015 IAAO Harry Gakin Award
2014 Texas – James A. Goodwin Excellence in Education Award
2013 Verne W. Pottorff, CAE Professional Designee of the Year