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Meet Bill

Educational Background:
Bachelor of Science, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas, May 1984.

Completed Course Work and Continuing Education:
- Standards of Professional Practice - Appraisal Institute
- Fundamentals of Rural Appraisal - Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
- Highest and Best Use Analysis - Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
- Principles of Rural Appraisal - Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
- Advanced Rural Appraisal - Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
- Easement Evaluation - Appraisal Institute, Texas Plains Chapter
- Introduction to Appraisal - Board of Tax Professional Examiners
- Cost Approach to Value - Board of Tax Professional Examiners
- Income Approach to Value - Board of Tax Professional Examiners
- Market Approach to Value - Board of Tax Professional Examiners
- Property Tax Law - Board of Tax Professional Examiners
- Texas Property Tax System - Board of Tax Professional Examiners
- Report Writing and Valuation Analysis - Appraisal Institute
- Eminent Domain - Society of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers
- Income Capitalization - Society of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers
 
Professional:
- 2013 President of the Texas Chapter of the ASFMRA
- Texas Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, No. TX-1325506-G
- New Mexico Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, No. NM-001691-G
- Kansas Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, No. G-2105
- Oklahoma Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, No. 13145-CGA
- Accredited Member of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
- Registered Professional Appraiser, Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation


Experience:
- Owner, Western Appraisal, LLC, 2007-Present
- Partner, Western Valuation & Consulting, LLC, 2012-Present
- Principal, West Texas Appraisal Associates, 1994-2007
- Owner, West Texas Valuations, 1995-2007
- Contract Appraisal Associate for Wayne Austin & Associates, 1991-
- Employed as Staff Appraiser for State Property Tax Board, 1989 - 1991
- Employed as Staff Appraiser for Taylor County Appraisal District, 1984 -1989


Scope of Appraisal Assignments:

- Vacant land
- Industrial properties
- Retail Centers
- Farms, Irrigated/Dryland and Ranches (5 acres to 128,000 acres)
- Multi-purpose agricultural facilities
- Commercial Feedlots and Dairies
- Condemnation
- Special purpose properties including grain warehouses, grain elevators,  farm implement dealerships and     

       funeral homes.  Specializing in rural property appraisals.
- Annual Property Value Study - State Comptroller, Property Tax Division


Personal Info: 

- Third Generation, Owner-Operator of Family Stock Farm, 6B Ranch - Abilene, Texas.
- Active in local Church
- Married with four children & 2 grandchildren


Recent Farm and Ranch Appraisals:

- Larsen Irrig. Farms - TX 52,000+ Acres

- Uphill Dairy-TX 820 Milking Head 

- Clowdus Dairy - TX 2,000 Milking Head

- Ochiltree Farms-TX 6,600+ Acres
- Cross L Ranch - NM 28,000+ Acres

- Newell Ranch Trust-TX 475+ Acres
- Allen Feedyard/Farms-TX 15,500 Head

- 2 Friona Ind. Feedyards 158,000 Head
- Carrizo Ranch - NM 38,475+ Acres

- Wrangler Feedyard 55,000 Head
- 5 Wilder Farms - TX, NE 69,797+ Acres

- 4 Hancock Inv. Farms - TX 18,400+ Acres
- Multiple Farms and Ranches between 500 and 55,000 Acres


Recent Special Purpose Appraisals:

- Funeral Homes - multiple; Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisiana, Tennessee, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi
- Feed Yards - multiple; Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas & Nebraska
- Dairies - multiple; Texas & New Mexico
- Pecan Orchards; Texas & New Mexico
- Industrial Manufacturing; Texas