Who We Are

Our Mission

First Choice Appraisal Management (FCAM) strives to be the best managed appraisal solutions provider in the Western region by delivering high quality valuation services – complimented by prompt service, competitive pricing, and active communication – in a compliant manner that mitigates risk and facilitates sound lending decision for Clients.

Our Vision

Clients enjoy an excellent customer service experience built on exceptional service, professional courtesy, active communication, consistent quality, and complete compliance throughout the entire appraisal process.

Our Core Values

As the Western region’s leading provider of compliant managed appraisal solutions, FCAM’s primary focus is to deliver an excellent customer service experience! This emphasis is based on our values of placing customers first, service before self, respect, inclusiveness, quality, integrity, and compliance. Bringing all the pieces together for you – Quality, Integrity, and Compliance – is our top priority.

Our Management Team

Jeff Richards

Jeff Richards

Founder

Jeffrey Richards is the founder and majority owner of First Choice Appraisal Management (FCAM). Jeff founded the company in 2009 with the guiding values of quality and integrity, along with a strong abiding belief in the dignity of others.

James A. Baumberger

James A. Baumberger

Chief Executive Officer

James A. Baumberger is Chief Executive Officer and minority owner of First Choice Appraisal Management (FCAM). Jim has an outstanding record of providing inspirational leadership as an executive leading appraisal organizations serving the financial services industry.

Jon Grace

Jon Grace

Chief Appraiser

Thomas Jon Grace, or Jon as his friends call him, is the Chief Appraiser of First Choice Appraisal Management (FCAM). Jon joined the company in 2011 to strengthen appraisal quality and ensure that Clients receive credible appraisals.

Trina Harings

Trina Harings

VP of Operations

Trina Harings is Vice President of Operations at First Choice Appraisal Management (FCAM). She leads the team’s daily operations to ensure consistent service and active communications to help power the success of clients.

David Manning

David Manning

Quality Control Manager

David Manning is the Quality Control Manager at First Choice Appraisal Management (FCAM). David joined the company in 2012 to lead its robust quality control function, streamline the qc process, and speed-up report deliveries to Clients.

Jared Willis

Jared Willis

Client Experience Manager

Jared Willis joined First Choice Appraisal Management (FCAM) in 2015, because the company’s core values resonated with him. The FCAM staff operates with integrity, and acts with genuine regard to support the success of clients and appraisers.

Amber Stojanov

Amber Stojanov

Client Accounts Manager

Amber Stojanov is the Client Accounts Manager at First Choice Appraisal Management (FCAM). With 14 years of experience in the mortgage lending industry, and seven years’ experience in the AMC space.

Mandy Graslie

Mandy Graslie

Key Accounts Manager

Mandy Graslie is the Key Accounts Manager of First Choice Appraisal Management (FCAM). She joined the company in 2012 and quickly became instrumental in the fundamentally important areas of order management and customer service.

Tara Keitz

Tara Keitz

Vendor Management Specialist

Tara Keitz is the Vendor Management Specialist at First Choice Appraisal Management (FCAM). She enjoys working with the best appraisers in the industry today throughout the Western region.

First Choice AMC
6700 SW 105th Ave.
Suite 200
Beaverton OR  97008

Email Us
1.866.831.2436

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