Anthony Blackburn, CEO
Anthony has been an Appraiser in California since 1986, and began working at Apple Appraisal in 1991. He took over ownership in 2001 and has since grown the company from a small 30-man operation to a successful Appraisal Management Company, with a panel of over 300 Appraisers. Today, Anthony primarily focuses on quality control, review work, and managing the staff here at Apple Appraisal. Anthony has served on several boards of directors, including holding the title of President of two different chapters of the California Association of Residential Lenders and the California Association of Real Estate Appraisers; he is also a member of the Collateral Risk Network.
Dennis Kerns, President
Dennis began working in Real Estate in 1984 as a Foreclosure and Bankruptcy Specialist for First National Mortgage Company. After 10 years, he transitioned into the tech industry, serving as Manager and CIO for several networking companies. In 1999 he returned to Real Estate and started Bertrand & Associates, which he grew into a successful Appraisal Company. Dennis joined forces with Anthony and the team at Apple Appraisal, Inc. becoming a partner of the company in 2004. Today, Dennis oversees the operations and keeps the company current with Appraisal technology. He is actively involved with the California Association of Mortgage Brokers, and is a member of the Collateral Risk Network.
Terrie Kerns, Director of Operations
Terrie began her career in the Real Estate Industry in 1984 working at First National Mortgage Company. In her 10 years there, she worked on the investment side in various capacities. She then served as the Manager of Secondary Marketing for 1st Franklin Financial Corporation, eventually transitioning into Technology Consulting. In 2004, Terrie started working as a Customer Service Representative for Apple Appraisal, Inc. where today she manages the day-to-day operations, as well as Finance and Accounting.