2021, 07/01: Valuing Your Career

Hosted By ASA Chicago Chapter

July 1, 2021 | 12pm CT


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Are you an appraiser wondering how to take the next step in your career?

Join a career-focused panel featuring reflections on the state of the profession and its future from industry leaders. Our accomplished panel will discuss lessons learned, obstacles overcame, and their thoughts on the future of valuation.

The panel includes experts in Business Valuation, Machinery & Equipment, Personal Property, and Real Estate.



David Koller, ASA (MTS) - Managing Director | Cushman Wakefield

David Koller joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2016 as a Managing Director in the Valuation & Advisory group. He is the Practice Leader of the Machinery & Equipment practice group, specializing in the allocation of purchase price, insurance valuation, fresh start accounting, lease and collateral evaluation, litigation support, and property tax analysis.

He has extensive industry experience valuing equipment utilized in: agriculture, asphalt and concrete, automotive, banks, broadcast and communications, chemicals, energy, entertainment, food production, foundries, health care, hospitality, injection molding, manufacturing and general industrial, medical device, metalworking, pharmaceutical, plastics, restaurants, steel service, and telecommunications.

Jane C.H. Jacob, ASA (PP- Fine Art) - President & Managing Partner | Jacob Fine Art, Inc.

Through positions at art institutions including the Dallas Museum of Art, Worcester Art Museum, Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust, and Terra Museum of American Art, where she served as Deputy Director, Jane Jacob has 35 years of experience in the fine art profession.  A recognized leader in the arts, counseling clients on issues involving provenance and title dispute, misattributions, fraud, and market valuation, she also serves as expert consultant and witness in civil and criminal cases relating to art dispute.  

With art historical expertise in 18th - 21st century European and American fine art, she curates art collections for private and public entities, lectures, produces symposia, and is a published author - most recently Jane served as author and co-editor of Joan Miró: Two Early Works (2014) and Appraising Art: The Definitive Guide to Appraising the Fine and Decorative Arts. (2013).  She is an Accredited Senior Appraiser with the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), served on the Personal Property Committee, chaired Sponsor Advisory Commission for the ASA, and is a former trustee and executive committee member of The Appraisal Foundation (TAF) in Washington, DC.

Thomas M. Munizzo, ASA (RE) - Chief Valuation Officer & Controlling Partner | Accurity Valuation

Tom is the controlling partner in Accurity Midwest, LLP a franchise of Accurity Valuation.

He is also the Chief Valuation Officer for Accurity Valuation Corporate and a Supervisory Consultant for Accurity Qualified Analytics out of Houston Texas. AQA specializes in residential appraising and mortgage back security litigation and consulting. Prior to Accurity Valuation, Thomas was a senior forensic review appraiser with IndyMac Bank and Regional Vice President and Chief Appraisal Manager for Charter One Bank.

Virginia Schnippel, ASA (BV) - Managing Director, Valuation & Business Analytics | BDO USA, LLP

Virginia is an Accredited Senior Appraiser of the American Society of Appraisers with over 20 years of valuation/forensic services experience in a public accounting firm dealing with both U.S. & International matters. Her work includes domestic as well as cross-border engagements involving mergers & acquisitions, recovery & reorganization, litigation, tax and a variety of other valuation-related advisory work.

Credits Awarded: 1.5 hours