Appraisal management firm Valuation Partners hired Karen Herr as vice president to lead its business in the West region.
As vice president of US West region, Herr will oversee business development and new client services in several states including Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
Herr brings over 30 years of experience in the mortgage finance industry. She most recently served as a regional sales manager of Penny Mac loan services. In this role, Herr managed client relationships for Penny Mac’s correspondent channel in five western states. She has also worked as senior vice president at Mortgage Capital Management, correspondent sales director at Stonegate Mortgage, and vice president at JP Morgan Chase’s wholesale and correspondent divisions.
“Karen’s years of experience with top-level mortgage lenders and impressive success record speaks for itself,” said William Fall, chief executive officer of Valuation Partners. “She knows what lenders need in a valuation partner, and I have complete confidence that she will have a huge impact on our growth.”
“I am excited to contribute to the strategic growth of Valuation Partners and to be working with such an amazing team,” Herr said. “My goal is to deliver a seamless valuation process for our clients and to ensure they receive the quality, innovation, and services they need to achieve the best appraisal results.”