Richard has over 40 years of service in the Property Tax Appraisal & Assessment Industry as well as 2 decades of providing Chief Appraiser Staffing for counties across the state of Texas.
Bill has maintained credentials in the Property Tax Appraisal Industry for 30+ years with a specialty regarding agricultural productivity valuation. Bill has also practiced in a daily Fee Appraisal Business for 25+ years.
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Brad has been doing Ad Valorem appraisal work since 2011. He is a Registered Professional Appraiser (RPA), a graduate of the Chief Appraiser Institute, and proudly served as interim Chief Appraiser in Callahan County for 2 years. When he isn't at work, you can likely find him doing carpentry in his garage, hunting, plowing or ridi
Brad has been doing Ad Valorem appraisal work since 2011. He is a Registered Professional Appraiser (RPA), a graduate of the Chief Appraiser Institute, and proudly served as interim Chief Appraiser in Callahan County for 2 years. When he isn't at work, you can likely find him doing carpentry in his garage, hunting, plowing or riding 4-wheelers at the family ranch with his wife.
Ryan is one of our senior field appraisers and has been with the company since its onset. He specializes in software programs that incorporate mobile technology into field work. He is a Registered Professional Appraiser. He lives in Abilene with his wife and 2 daughters and works in multiple counties throughout West and Central Texas.
Cathy has managed the affairs of Western Valuation and Consulting as well as Western Appraisal since 2008. She is the friendly voice you hear when you give us a call and is happy to help in any way she can.
Serving Callahan & Mason County
Justin Cost is a Class II Appraiser with the Western VC team. He is friendly, kind and will leave you as if you have known him your whole life. Justin is a conscientious appraiser and serves Callahan and Mason County.
Serving Hamilton, Hardeman, & Bosque County
Derek has a background serving in both Paramilitary and Law enforcement positions. He is excellent at appraising properties in an accurate and concise manner. Derek is very articulate and professional as he enjoys answering questions by appraisal district staff, board members and citizens.
Serving Bosque & Clay County
Matt has been with Western VC since 2019 as a field appraiser. He has a background in both Electrical and Construction work. Matt pays close attention to detail when appraising and enjoys traveling to the various parts of Texas that his work has taken him. Matt enjoys watching sports and playing golf.
Serving Yoakum, Coleman. & Clay County
Bennett joined Western VC in 2020. He was born and raised in Abilene, Tx where he received a B.F.A. from McMurry University in 2010. Before joining our team, Bennett spent 4 years as a landman for an oil & gas company. He currently resides in Abilene with his wife and daughter.
Serving Parmer & Swisher County
Troy was born and raised in Abilene, Tx.
He graduated from Abilene High and went on to play baseball at Hardin-Simmons
where he received a BBA degree in Finance.
Troy met his wife, Whitney, in Lubbock, Tx where they reside now with their 4 year old son, Waylon, and 2 year old daughter, Landri.
Serving 10 Counties Across Texas
Kay has been with Western VC since 2019. She spent 32 years as an Ag teacher and FFA advisor. Her family has been farming in ranching in Taylor county since 1903 and was honored by the state in 2007 with the Family Land Heritage Award. Kay provides Ag Advisory meetings and Ag value calculations for various counties in Texas.
Serving San Saba County
Leo joined the Western VC team in 2021. He is from the small town of Goldthewaite, Texas. Leo graduated from TSTC with a certification in welding. He has a background in a variety of fields such as welding, road construction, potable water and sewer utilities. Leo is always one for helping others in need and enjoys spending time with family as well as coaching youth sport teams. He resides in Hamilton with his wife, Ashley, and 2 sons, Marcell and Javy.
Serving Mills, McCulloch, & Hopkins County
Cody began in the appraisal business in 1998. He worked at an appraisal district for 21 years before joining the Western VC team in 2019. Cody has attained both RPA and CTA designations. Cody enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf and working on their ranch in Fredericksburg.
Serving Eastland County
Kevin joined Western VC in 2021 as a Class II Appraiser. He retired from military after 26 years of service as a Flight Engineer and currently holds a pilot's license. He is a conscientious person who works hard and pays attention to detail. Kevin enjoys the field work and the diverse regions of Texas.
Serving 4 Counties Across Texas
Melanie has a RPA designation and is currently doing contract work for Western VC. She retired in July 2021, after 25 years with the Taylor County Central Appraisal District. She spent 17 of those years as a Business Personal Property Appraiser. Prior to working for Taylor CAD, she worked for 1.5 years with MVBA Law Firm where she was introduced to ad valorem taxation. Since retiring, she enjoys spending time with family, her 6 grandchildren and traveling and glamping in their 5th wheel travel trailer.
Lori began her appraisal career in 1988, having worked at an appraisal district for 24 years before joining the Property Tax Assistance Division in 2012 as part of the MAP team and becoming the MAP Supervisor in 2015. She joined our company in 2022, after retirement from the Comptroller’s office, primarily assisting appraisal districts with their MAP reviews, providing interim chief appraiser services, and assisting with field work as needed. Lori and Cody have 4 children and enjoy spending their time with family.
Steve joined Western VC in April of 2022. Prior to joining the team he worked in law enforcement and in the oil and gas industry in the Permian Basin. He enjoys spending his off time with his wife Felisha and daughter Kimber.
Avery was born and raised in Quanah, Tx on his family ranch. He graduated Quanah High School and went on to West Texas A&M University where he graduated with a degree in Agricultural Economics. Avery joined the Western team in 2022. He enjoys spending his off time with family and friends, or whatever home-project his fiancé can dream up.
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