Education
University of Maryland
International Society of Appraisers:  Core Courses in Report Writing, Standards, Law and Ethics; Antiques/Residential Contents Specialty Course;  Fine Art Specialty Course; Re-qualification every five years; USPAP re-qualification 2008, revisions 2010
Continuing Education:
  • American Society of Appraisers:  Expert Witness Testimony course
  • Broward County School System: Valuing Antique and Collectible Clocks; Silver Identification
  • Florida Atlantic University:  Antiques/Collectibles; Period Furniture; Fine Art
  • Fort Lauderdale Seminar: Appraising Oriental Rugs
  • 2006 and 2007 Chapel Hill Antique Courses (taught by various experts):  Ivory; Asian Porcelain and Pottery; Period Furniture; Clock and Barometers; Art Deco and Art Nouveau Silver; Delft Porcelains; Wood Identification 
  • 2009 Asian Decorative Art Seminar
  • 2009 – Appraising Coins and Stamps Webinar 
  • Daily study of personal property in the current marketplace

Affiliations
Active member of the local ISA Florida chapter, 1999-Present

President, ISA chapter, 2002 – 2004

Vice President, ISA chapter, 2001 – 2002

Treasurer, ISA chapter, 2004 – 2005, 2009 - 2010

Corresponding Secretary, ISA chapter, 2008 – 2009

Charity Volunteer
 

Work Experience
  • Personal Property Appraiser, USPAP and IRS compliant
  • Lecturer and Trainer
  • Appraiser for Charities
  • Auction Gallery support
  • Corporate:  13 years, 7 promotions from Analyst to Management including  Project Manager; Trainer; Communications Manager; Re-engineering Analyst; Procedure Development for Manuals and departments; Senior and Technical Analyst