Experience:
Walton County Property Appraiser’s Office – August 1995
• Field Department – responsible for measuring new construction and review of existing structures

Florida Department of Revenue – April 2001
• Appraiser II – responsible for residential and commercial appraisals utilized in conducting the In-Depth Review process of the Property Appraiser’s Office.

• Appraiser Specialist – responsible for more complex commercial appraisals and review of Appraiser II and Senior Appraiser appraisal work for consistency, correctness, and value conclusions.

• Revenue Service Center Manager – responsible for all In-Depth and Procedural Reviews conducted by the FL Department of Revenue of all the Property Appraiser’s Offices’ in Northwest Florida. This includes approximately 13 staff appraisers, office staff, budget and covers the 12 counties located in the Central time zone in FL.

During my time at FDOR, I received much of my appraisal education consisting of approximately 300 credit hours of International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) Classes and other various classes from the Appraisal Institute and other appraisal process related course work. I also spent time on various teams and committees responsible for editing/modifying and implementing various guidelines and improvements in the appraisal process utilized by FDOR and applied to local county property appraisers.

Okaloosa County Property Appraiser’s Office – July 2015
• Land Department Supervisor – Responsible for assessing all land value in Okaloosa County, addressing customers questions/concerns, and defending the Property Appraiser’s assessed value at Value Adjustment Board Hearings.

Designations & Awards:
• Certified Florida Evaluator (CFE) from FDOR
• 2011 Eagle Award – for sustained excellence in implementing and overseeing the series of property tax reforms.
• Assessment Administration Specialist (AAS) Professional Designation from IAAO.
• 2020 Anthony A. Hodge Sr. Educational Award – presented by the Florida Chapter IAAO for continuation of educational advancement in the mass appraisal process.
• Certified Florida Appraiser (CFA)

Active Memberships:
• International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO)
• FL Chapter IAAO
• New Harmony Baptist Church
• Kiwanis – DeFuniak Springs Chapter

Meet the Walton County Property Appraiser’s Staff

 

Management Team

Field Appraisers