Julie Jones recently joined Class Appraisal, a nationwide provider of appraisal management solutions to the residential mortgage market, as senior vice president of valuation transformation and engagement.
Jones has more than 18 years of diverse mortgage expertise. Most recently, she was a member of the collateral policy and strategy team for Fannie Mae, where she led broader outreach for the team’s initiatives, including appraisal process modernization.
While at Fannie Mae, Jones successfully forged relationships with stakeholders through an open line of communication, collaboration, and transparency.
She also served as a national review appraiser and as a subject matter expert for Collateral Underwriter, appraisal policy and various internal applications and procedures.
Jones began her career as a practicing appraiser and Realtor in North Carolina and has retained her certification as a residential appraiser.
In her new role with Class Appraisal, Jones will help develop innovative solutions and facilitate market adoption of those solutions through training, education and engagement with all stakeholders.
Scot Rose, chief innovation officer for Class Appraisal, says the company is “strategically investing in industry veterans that can help shape the future of the valuation industry.”
“The company’s new innovation organization will focus on much needed research and development in the valuation space,” Jones adds in a release. “Hearing their vision for the future of our industry made this an opportunity I simply couldn’t pass up.”