ACI’s Liz Green to Speak as Visionaries Panelist at Valuation Expo 2011

Industry veteran to discuss trends, regulations, and the future of appraisal technology

Palm Coast, Fla., November 3, 2011 — ACI is pleased to announce that Elizabeth “Liz” Green, director of valuation technologies for the company, will discuss key trends facing the appraisal industry as a participant on the Valuation Visionaries panel at Valuation Expo 2011 in Las Vegas on November 8. ACI is a leading innovator in valuation technology for the mortgage industry.

Green plans to highlight key hurdles the industry will face as well as the strategies and cutting-edge technology that will ensure that appraisers and appraisal management companies (AMCs) have the infrastructure they require to perform well.

Other topics Green will discuss during the discussion include:

  • the key business challenges and opportunities facing appraisers in the coming years
  • the reasons technology will be important to ensure the longevity and success of the appraisal profession and independence in the years ahead
  • the importance of open data standards to the mortgage industry

“Appraisers are at a crossroads where technology and methodology are fusing in dramatic ways,” said Green. “I look forward to weighing in on the challenges, opportunities, and solutions for appraising both today and in the future. ACI’s long-standing service to the profession allows us to reflect on the progress of technology while assisting appraisers toward the future with both innovation and compassion.”

Also speaking on the panel are Andrew Bough, head of credit at ING Direct USA; Rick Langdon, national appraisal field operation manager for Wachovia Mortgage/Legacy World Savings; and Alan Hummel, senior vice president and chief appraiser for Forsythe Appraisals LLC. The moderator for the panel is Jordan Petkovski, vice president of appraisal operations at TSI Appraisal Services, a subsidiary of Title Source®

About ACI
ACI, a pioneer in crafting technology solutions for the mortgage valuation community, has gained industry wide recognition and support from leaders in the field. ACI’s highly scalable appraisal solutions are tailored to the needs of the organizations ACI serves. The ACI client base features many of North America’s premier lenders, national appraisal companies, and real estate brokerage firms. From connecting appraisers nationwide to streamlining quality control, ACI enables organizations to process appraisals and manage exceptions in a consistent and efficient manner. Headquartered in Palm Coast, Florida, ACI (www.aciweb.com) is a division of Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK).

About Verisk Analytics
Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK) is a leading provider of information about risk to professionals in insurance, healthcare, mortgage, government, and risk management. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of records, Verisk Analytics draws on vast industry expertise and unique proprietary data sets to provide predictive analytics and decision-support solutions in fraud prevention, actuarial science, insurance coverages, fire protection, catastrophe and weather risk, data management, and many other fields. In the United States and around the world, Verisk Analytics helps customers protect people, property, and financial assets. For more information, visit www.verisk.com.

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Contact
George Opelka
Senior Vice President, ACI
800-234-8727
gopelka@aciweb.com