McKissock's Instructors

McKissock provides the best in appraisal and real estate education, hands down. And in order to provide our 100% Education experience both online and in the classroom, we have the leading experts in their fields. Hundreds of years of experience between all of them means you get the best possible learning experience.

Founder

Richard McKissock

Richard McKissock
AQB Certified USPAP Instructor ID #10094
richard.mckissock@mckissock.com
"Dick McKissock has the ability to make the dull sparkle and the day short." Charles Hunt
Rapid City, SD

Richard holds a B.S. in Education from Edinboro University of PA. He has been in the real estate and appraisal professions since 1983 and holds the GRI and GAA designations from the National Association of Realtors, and the CDEI (Certified Distance Education Instructor) designation from the International Distance Education Certification Center (IDECC), and is an AQB Certified USPAP Instructor. He has personally authored extensive course texts and supplemental materials.

AQB-Certified USPAP Instructors

Dan Bradley

Dan Bradley
AQB Certified USPAP Instructor ID #10328
dan.bradley@mckissock.com
"The best course & best instructor I have ever had." Joseph Obenauer
Garden City, NY

Dan earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Clarion University of Pennsylvania, and has been active as an appraiser since 1987. He is a certified general appraiser and a licensed real estate broker in Pennsylvania, and has been instructing and authoring real estate appraisal courses since 1992. He holds an SRA designation from the Appraisal Institute, a CDEI (Certified Distance Education Instructor) designation from the International Distance Education Certification Center (IDECC), and is an AQB-Certified USPAP Instructor.

In 2004, Dan was appointed to the Pennsylvania State Board of Certified Real Estate Appraisers. After four years as board vice-chairman, he was elected board chairman in 2009, and is currently serving in that capacity

In 2009, he joined McKissock full time as the company’s Chief Appraisal Officer. In this position, he is responsible for writing, reviewing, editing, and approving all of the company’s appraisal courses, including onsite seminars and distance education courses

Steve Vehmeier

Steve Vehmeier
AQB Certified USPAP Instructor ID #44590
vehmeier@mckissock.com
"Steve Vehmeier is the best instructor on the planet." Ralph Nugent, St Petersburg, FL

Florida State-Certified General Real Estate Appraiser RZ290, and AQB Certified USPAP Instructor 44590, Steve Vehmeier conducts the appraisal qualifying and continuing education programs at St. Petersburg College, and at State College of Florida. In addition, he teaches for national appraisal schools and national appraisal organizations, as well as for his own Florida appraisal school.

Steve has written over fifty appraisal-related courses for his school and the colleges, as well as national schools and organizations. He has written nationally recognized appraisal texts including: “Does My Report Comply with USPAP?”, “HP-12C for Appraisers”, “Deriving and Supporting Adjustments”, “Introduction to Regression Analysis for Appraisers”, “Disciplinary Cases…What NOT to Do”, “HUD Appraisal Standards Update”, and others. He has also authored a number of online courses including the “60-Hour General Appraiser Income Approach” for qualifying education, and several continuing education offerings. He has served as a subject matter expert for national and state agencies and boards. He has also served as a national director and chapter director of multiple national appraisal organizations, and is a current or past member/affiliate of eight of the national professional appraisal organizations.

Steve provides training services for state, national and international lenders, and also for property appraiser’s offices. He has served as an appraisal expert witness for the State of Florida. The holder of a degree in education, Steve has also authored courses on the psychology of teaching adults, and business practice procedures. Additionally, his professional real estate experience spans over three decades and includes property management, full service real estate brokerage, real estate development, real property appraisal, real property consulting, manufactured home dealer, and provider of appraisal education as an author and instructor.

He is a naval air veteran, private pilot, president of his condominium association, licensed real estate broker, and happily married to his 8th grade sweetheart.

Wally Czekalski

Wally Czekalski
AQB Certified USPAP Instructor ID #10329
wczekalski@crehomes.com
"In 25 years of classes, Wally was the best instructor I have ever had." Kim Hemphill
Spokane, WA

Wally Czekalski has been in real estate for 45 years, specializing in appraisal. He holds a Pennsylvania General Appraiser certificate, a Real Estate Broker's license, an IFAS designation, and is currently on the VA panel and FHA roster of appraisers. His experience includes appraisals and expert witness testimony involving all types of real property.

As President of Czekalski Real Estate, Inc., he supervises a staff of six certified appraisers.

Chuck Huntoon

Chuck Huntoon
AQB Certified USPAP Instructor ID #10343
chuck@mckissock.com
"I've been taking courses through McKissock for several years and the instructors are interesting and they clearly explain the material. They are not dry and make for a very interesting and fun experience." Kathy Henry
New Haven, CT

Chuck has been a Real Estate Appraiser for over 20 years with extensive teaching and expert witness experience. He holds BS and MBA degrees from Syracuse University. His teaching experience includes Manor Junior College, LaSalle University and Pennsylvania State University, Ogontz Campus. Mr. Huntoon has also been a Real Estate Broker since 1977. He is a CDEI (Certified Distance Education Instructor) designation from the International Distance Education Certification Center (IDECC), an AQB-Certified USPAP Instructor, and holds Appraisal Institute’s SRA designation.

Larry McMillen

Larry McMillen
AQB Certified USPAP Instructor ID #10173
mac@mckissock.com
"All of your instructors have been good, and I’ve taken many courses. Out of all of them, Larry McMillen has been the best." Argent Mortgage
Review Appraisal

Larry McMillen has been professionally committed to teaching and appraisal practice for over 25 years. He was an administrator for Northern Kentucky Comprehensive Care and a teacher at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. He earned degrees in economics, education and Real Estate from Antioch College and Northern Kentucky University. His appraisal experience includes a background as an appraiser for Norwest Mortgage and his own small appraisal company.

Larry is an AQB-Certified USPAP Instructor and has a CDEI (Certified Distance Education Instructor) designation from the International Distance Education Certification Center (IDECC). He enjoys teaching and talking to appraisers about the appraisal profession all over the United States.

Joanne Bailey

Joanne Bailey
AQB Certified USPAP Instructor #35800
jbappraisals@atlanticbb.net

Joanne’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Baltimore, with post-graduate work at the University of Maryland. She is a Certified Residential Appraiser in Maryland and is an AQB certified USPAP Instructor.

Active as an appraiser since 1986, Joanne has over 25 years of experience in the industry and specializes in the appraisal and review of complex properties. Throughout numerous courts in Maryland, Joanne has served as an expert witness regarding tax assessment appeals, divorces, bankruptcies, zoning appeals and other cases involving title and ownership disputes. She has extensive program development and instructional experience in real estate, appraising and business acquired during the past 18 years. At Anne Arundel Community College in Maryland she developed and taught the appraisal licensing program. Publications include the textbook Maryland Real Estate Principles (co-author) and articles for the Maryland Institute for Continuing Education of Lawyers, Inc. (MICPEL, Baltimore, Maryland). Also, she has authored manuals used in the instruction of appraisal courses. Joanne’s primary instructional objective is to create a high-energy learning environment for all students.

John Willey

John Willey
AQB Certified USPAP Instructor ID #10144
jwilley@mckissock.com

John has been active in the appraisal business since 1976. He is a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in Virginia as well as a Board-Approved Real Estate Appraisal Instructor in Virginia. He is an AQB-Certified USPAP Instructor and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Tennessee.

John is a member of the ASA Chapter 78 and holds the designation of Accredited Senior Appraiser. During his membership with the ASA, he has at one time or another held every chapter office, including his multiple terms as Chapter President.

He presently owns Catawba Valley Appraisal & Consulting Service. John resides in Catawba, Virginia.

Dan Tosh

Dan Tosh
AQB Certified USPAP Instructor #10844
dan.tosh@mckissock.com

Dan Tosh founded Tosh & Associates in 1985 and has been an appraiser since 1974. Dr. Tosh is a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser licensed in the State of California and is an AQB Certified USPAP Instructor #10844. He holds two PhDs in economics and has a Juris Doctorate from Novus Law School and is an adjunct professor for Novus. Dr. Tosh wrote many papers and texts for the valuation profession and with co-author, George Miller, wrote the book “Residential Market Analysis & Highest and Best Use” published by Ashley Crown Publishing.

Among his many experiences, he was a contract auditor for FSLIC, an underwriter, vice chairman of a savings and loan, an executive vice president of a bank, a vice president of secondary marketing, a chief appraiser for two different mortgage companies, was a member of the US Services League and is a Vietnam Veteran who served in the United States Marine Corps.

Steve Maher

Steve Maher
AQB Certified USPAP Instructor #36280
steve.maher@mckissock.com

Steve Maher has been in the real estate industry for over 26 years and has been a North Carolina Appraisal Board licensed instructor for the past 15 years. Since 1988 he has been the owner of owns Steven L. Maher & Associates and Market Value Professionals, a residential appraisal, brokerage and investment firm.

Steve is an AQB Certified USPAP instructor and holds the Certified Distance Education Instructor (CDEI) designation. As part of his dedication to the appraisal profession he is, or has been at various times, President, Vice-President and Charter President of the North Carolina Professional Appraiser’s Coalition, Metrolina Chapter.

In his spare time, Steve enjoys taking family trips and spending time with his grandchildren.

Rob McClelland

rob mcclelland
AQB Certified USPAP Instructor #36030
rob.mcclelland@mckissock.com

Rob McClelland is a California Certified Residential Appraiser with over 25 years of experience in the industry. He currently specializes in retrospective appraisals for estate, tax, and family planning purposes but the majority of his experience over the years has been in residential appraising for Fannie Mae and FHA lenders.

Rob is an AQB Certified USPAP Instructor, and an IDECC Certified Distance Education Instructor and has authored and taught appraisal courses for over 8 years. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies with an Option in Interpersonal and Organizational Communication from California State University, Long Beach, and also holds an Associate of Arts Degree in Business/Real Estate.

Bob Abelson

Bob Abelson
AQB Certified USPAP Instructor #36110
babelson@hotmail.com

Robert Abelson PhD. (AKA Dr. Bob) has been appraising commercial and residential real property in Southern California since 1993. His appraisal practice assignments specializes in valuation issues for estate tax and planning assignments, litigation, private party issues Bob has testified as an expert witness and he values undivided interests in real property.

Bob is an AQB Certified Instructor for the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) courses for appraisers since 2002 and has taught both the 15 Hr. and 7 Hr. USPAP courses well over 100 times each. He is a Certified Distance Education Instructor (CDEI) through International Distance Education Certification Center (IDECC). Bob received a Certificate in Competence in Real Estate at El Camino College and taught real estate courses there and served as a member on their Real Estate Advisory Committee. Prior to teaching for McKissock Appraisal Bob taught appraisal courses for Acheson Appraisal.

Prior to becoming a real estate appraiser Dr. Bob was a defense aerospace scientist at TRW Space and Defense Systems Group in Redondo Beach CA (now Northrop Grumman) and at Physics International in San Leandro CA. His degrees include a doctorate in Geophysics from UCLA, a masters in physics from UCSB and a bachelors in physics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Amelia Lovorn Brown

Amelia Lovorn Brown
AQB Certified USPAP Instructor #29680
amelialovorn@hotmail.com

Brown has been involved in the real estate profession in one aspect or another for most of her life. Her company was founded by her late father, Jesse Lovorn, in the late seventies-a company that continues to provide both appraisal, consulting, and sales services in the tri-state area surrounding Memphis, Tennessee. She specializes in residential real estate. She is both a certified residential appraiser and a Realtor in both Tennessee and Mississippi, who has served for many years on her local Realtor board including the office President of the NWMAR Board and President of the MLS. She has served as a board member of Bouchillon Institute for city planning, Southaven Springfest, and has been appointed to the State of Mississippi Appraisal Licensing and Certification Board. She also holds a degree in business from the University of Memphis and is a certified USPAP instructor. She has been instructing real estate and appraisal classes for over 10 years.

Dale Shea

Dale Shea
AQB Certified USPAP Instructor ID #42330
dshea@appraisalsolutionsgrp.com

Dale earned a Bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in 1982. With Construction Management as his major, with a minor in real estate, Dale opened his first of two real estate brokerage offices at 24 years old. Appraising was a natural extension to brokerage, and Dale owned and managed his appraisal office with staff and independent contractors. Additionally with his construction knowledge, Dale has built and rehabbed over 150 houses in his career, developed multiple residential subdivisions, and built/developed commercial properties. As a specially designated VA appraiser, Dale has been appraiser in charge of many Master Panel new construction subdivisions for the Veteran’s Administration. Dale is a practicing certified general appraiser in both Illinois and Wisconsin. He has instructed appraisal, brokerage and construction classes both privately and at the college level, and is an AQB Certified USPAP Instructor. He currently manages a commercial/residential appraisal firm, and administrates a real estate investment fund whose objective is the acquisition, development and resale of distressed properties in the Chicagoland Area.

James Elliot

James Elliot
AQB Certified USPAP Instructor ID #37190
james@appraisalaces.com

James H. Elliott holds a Colorado Certified Residential Appraiser #CR01321886 license and has knowledge in all facets of appraisal practices, including mass appraisal and appraisal review. James has more than 24 years of experience as an appraiser and has performed complex appraisals on many types of properties. His qualifications include; AQB Certified USPAP Instructor #10823, Former IAAO National Instructor, and has been teaching appraisal continuing education for over a decade. James currently is a software designer specializing in the design of personal property mass appraisal software for Thomson Reuters (formerly Manatron). In his free time he enjoys camping and fishing as well as strength training.

Real Estate Instructors

Robert Fleck

Robert Fleck
Pennsylvania Real Estate Instructor #R1005733, CDEI
bob.fleck@mckissock.com

McKissock is pleased to introduce Mr. Robert Fleck, here to help you, the customer, succeed in the real estate industry. Mr. Fleck is available to assist you at any time via email.

Mr. Fleck lives and works in Danville Pennsylvania and has more than 35 years experience as a licensed real estate agent/broker. He is a Danville REALTOR®, Certified Appraiser and retired insurance broker. An approved real estate instructor, he has taught Real Estate pre-licensing courses and advanced credit courses in appraisal, finance, sales and marketing at Bloomsburg University, his alma mater.

Bob Fleck has long been active with his state, local and national trade associations. He has been honored for his professional involvement as well as his civic volunteerism by the Central Susquehanna Association of REALTORS® who named him their REALTOR® of the Year in 1992 and the Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS® who bestowed upon him the honor of State REALTOR® of the Year in 2003.

A director to the National Association of REALTORS® since 1996, Fleck was 2005 Chairman of NAR’s State & Local Issues Committee. Bob chairs the PAR (Pennsylvania Association of Realtors) Land Use & Local Issues Committee and is a member of the NAR Land Use & Environmental Issues Committee. He has served on numerous task force committees in the last decade as well.

Dale Shea

Dale Shea
AQB Certified USPAP Instructor ID #42330
dshea@appraisalsolutionsgrp.com

Dale earned a Bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in 1982. With Construction Management as his major, with a minor in real estate, Dale opened his first of two real estate brokerage offices at 24 years old. Appraising was a natural extension to brokerage, and Dale owned and managed his appraisal office with staff and independent contractors. Additionally with his construction knowledge, Dale has built and rehabbed over 150 houses in his career, developed multiple residential subdivisions, and built/developed commercial properties. As a specially designated VA appraiser, Dale has been appraiser in charge of many Master Panel new construction subdivisions for the Veteran’s Administration. Dale is a practicing certified general appraiser in both Illinois and Wisconsin. He has instructed appraisal, brokerage and construction classes both privately and at the college level, and is an AQB Certified USPAP Instructor. He currently manages a commercial/residential appraisal firm, and administrates a real estate investment fund whose objective is the acquisition, development and resale of distressed properties in the Chicagoland Area.

Paul Lorenzen

Paul Lorenzen
CCIM, CPM, CSM, MAI
AQB Certified USPAP Instructor #6576590
paul@lorenzenrealtyadvisors.com

Paul holds a B.A. degree from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego and a M.Div. degree from Nazarene Theological Seminary in Kansas City. He is a commercial real estate broker and appraiser in Idaho providing brokerage, appraisal and consulting services to the commercial investment community throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Paul is a frequent teacher and speaker for several local and national real estate and appraisal education organizations. He has written numerous courses for both in class and on-line presentation. He holds the CDEI (Certified Distance Education Instructor) designation. He has been active in commercial investment real estate since 1976 and has lived and worked in Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, Texas and Colorado as well as Idaho so has an understanding of the market on a national, regional as well as local basis.

Paul is unique in commercial real estate in that he holds the top professional credentials in the three sub-disciplines of commercial/investment real estate: CCIM designation for commercial investment real estate brokers; CPM and CSM designations for commercial property managers; and MAI for commercial real estate appraisers. He brings the expertise from these three disciplines to client assignments giving unparalleled insight to the acquisition, operation and valuation of commercial investment real estate.

His brokerage and consulting services are offered through Lorenzen Realty Advisors, LLC, in Nampa, and the appraisal services are provides through Integra Realty Resources – Boise.

Rosalind Allemond

Rosalind Allemond
South Central Educators’ Group
Louisiana Board of Realtors

Rosalind lives and works in Alexandria, Louisiana, and has been an active real estate licensee since 1984, joining the profession in Maryland, furthering her education and training in Colorado, and currently serving as the 2010-2012 President of the South Central Educators’ Group AND President of the Central Louisiana Board of Realtors®. Roz began her climb up the Real Estate ladder earning her Broker’s license in 1987 and numerous prestigious awards through the years. She is a 2008 graduate of the Five Star Institute of Dallas, Texas, as well as a 2009 grad of both the SCEG Instructor Development Workshop and the Louisiana Realtors® Leadership Course. In recent years, she has also served as an Executive Officer on several Realtors® and Educators Boards.

Rosalind holds the coveted DREI (Distinguished Real Estate Instructor) Designation through REEA (Real Estate Educators’ Association) and is a Certified Distance Education Instructor (CDEI) through IDECC (The International Distance Education Certification Center). She has been the keynote speaker for REEA conferences across the country, as well as “5 Star Conferences” in Dallas, Texas. She has authored and taught pre-licensing, post licensing, and continuing education courses throughout Louisiana and has delivered onsite presentations in several states focusing on REO properties and “train the trainer” opportunities.

Lynnell Morgan

Lynnell Morgan
CRB, CDEI
Morgan Consulting LLC lynell.morgan@mckissock.com

With over 19 years real estate experience in both California and Washington, Ms. Morgan is a SME (Subject Matter Expert) and advisor for many out of state and Washington State real estate course providers. She is certified to teach courses live in Washington and is the author of continuing education courses such as Real Estate Fundamentals, Real Estate Practices, Risk Management, Fair Housing, Anti-Trust Issues, Brokerage Management, Washington Residential CORE Course, Washington Commercial CORE Course, etc. She also holds a Certificate for Distance Education Instruction. Ms. Morgan was the managing broker for many firms including RE/MAX and several real estate start-up companies. She is currently the broker/owner for Morgan Consulting Real Estate Brokerage.

Ms. Morgan’s professional education includes a degree in Business Management from the University of Oregon. Ms. Morgan was also one of the first agents to implement the concept of buyer representation (buyer’s agency) in Washington State.

Jane LaCaze

Jane LaCaze
Arkansas Instructor License #P100076031
jane@weichertgriffin.com

Jane is a graduate of UCLA with a Bachelor’s Degree in English and a California Lifetime Elementary Teaching Credential from San Diego State College...
She has been a licensed real estate agent since 1976 where she was licensed in Louisiana. She is currently a licensed Real Estate Broker in Arkansas and Missouri.
Her passion for real estate has led her to several different venues: resale homes, new construction, membership sales and homesite sales.
Jane began teaching in 2000 and has been involved in pre-licensing, post-licensing, continuing education, tutoring and review classes for the state of Arkansas. She has assisted in all aspects of She is also a member of ARELLO, a certified IDEC Instructor, a GRI and a member of the National Association of Realtors.

Home Inspection Instructors

Mike Gelsick

Mike Gelsick
Certified Home Inspector/Energy Auditor
Owner, Gelsick Home Inspection, LLC mgelsick@gelsickhomeinsp.com

Mike Gelsick is a certified home inspector in Pennsylvania and the owner of Gelsick Home Insepction, LLC which was established in 2010. He is a member in good standing of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors.

In addition to full home inspections, he is licensed with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection as a radon testing individual.

Mike is an energy auditor with two national certifications from the Building Performance Institute as a building analyst and building envelope professional.

Prior to his home inspection career, Mike was an associate broker at a local real estate company where he worked for 5 years. He also has experience in landscaping, construction, and real estate development.

He resides in Saint Marys, PA with his wife Jennifer.

Charles Lander

Charles Lander
Professional Inspector
Owner, Key Element Home Inspections, LLC
charleslander2@yahoo.com

Certified Professional Inspector in Fort Worth, Texas, with a long history in facilities management and commercial enterprises. Qualifications include client-focused management in multiple industries, including general oversight, quality control, employee and subcontractor supervision, team-building, regulatory standards, insurance administration, cost containment, and overall operations.

Charles is the Owner of Key Element Home Inspections, LLC, Fort Worth, TX Licensed by the Texas Real Estate Commission for commercial and residential real estate inspection.

Mike is an energy auditor with two national certifications from the Building Performance Institute as a building analyst and building envelope professional.

Jeff Mackey

Jeff Mackey
Professional Inspector
President/Owner, For Pete's Sake, Inc. d/b/a/
Pillar To Post Professional Home Inspection
jeff.mackey@pillartopost.com

Mr. Jeff Mackey has been the owner/president of For Pete’s Sake, Inc. d/b/a Pillar To Post Professional Home Inspection for over 13 years. He has performed over 6900 inspections and has taught the procedures of home inspection to new agents in various offices across central Florida. He is an ASHI-Certified and Florida State-licensed home inspector, and is also licensed in the state of Florida as a Mold Assessor, Mold Remediator, and certified Pest Control Operator. In addition to his professional licenses and certifications, Jeff is also a member of the American Society of Home Inspectors, the Florida Association of Building Inspectors, the Florida Pest Management Association, and the Environmental Solutions Association.

Land Surveyor Instructors

Wendy Lathrop

Wendy Lathrop
Professional Land Surveyor/Planner
President, Cadastral Consulting, LLC.

Wendy Lathrop is licensed as a Professional Land Surveyor in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland, and as a Professional Planner in New Jersey. She is also a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) through the Association of State Flood Plain Managers.  She holds a Master's degree in Environmental Policy, and has been involved since 1974 in surveying projects ranging from construction to boundary to environmental land use disputes. Wendy is president of Cadastral Consulting, LLC.

Wendy has taught courses at Mercer County College (New Jersey), Penn State University, and Drexel University, and also speaks across the US on surveying topics ranging from boundary to business to technical issues.  She has been writing articles for surveyors since 1983 and since 1996 has regularly written columns for nationally circulated magazines.

Wendy represented the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping the Technical Mapping Advisory Council to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the full five years of that advisory group's appointment, from 1995 through 2000.  She was a panel member of the National Academy of Public Administration's study of US Geographic Information resources from December 1996 through September 1997, culminating in a NAPA-produced report entitled "Geographic Information for the 21st Century: Building a Strategy for the Nation".  Wendy is a past President of the New Jersey Society of Professional Land Surveyors and of the National Society of Professional Surveyors.

Angus Stocking

Angus Stocking
Land Surveyor
Columnist, The American Surveyor

We would first like to introduce you to your Instructor. Mr. Angus Stocking is our primary distance education instructor for Land Surveyor courses. A licensed land surveyor for nearly 18 years, Angus lives and works in Paonia, Colorado. He has authored articles for Professional Surveyor and The American Surveyor, two top national magazines for land surveyors, and is a regular columnist and feature contributor for The American Surveyor. Additionally, he has written for Colorado Writing for more than 20 years.

Professional Engineer Instructors

Frederick Bloetscher

Federick Bloetscher
Ph.D., P.E.
Professional Engineer/Asst. Prof at Department of Civil Engineering, FAU

Dr. Bloetscher is a registered professional engineer in North Carolina, Florida, South Carolina, Utah, Colorado, Tennessee, Michigan and Ohio. He is an assistant professor at the Department of Civil Engineering at Florida Atlantic University. He received his BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Cincinnati, a Master of Public Administration degree, 1984, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; emphasis on local government management and finance, minor in planning, Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, 2001, University of Miami, with emphasis on risk analysis, groundwater resources and utility management and planning.

Emad Habib

Ph.D., P.E.
Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, UL Lafayette

Dr. Habib is a registered professional engineer in Louisiana and Texas, a professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and a consultant engineer. Prior to beginning his career at the University of Louisiana in 2003, he worked as a graduate assistant at the Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research as a PhD candidate, and then an assistant professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Tennessee Technological University.

William Hammack

William Hammack
Ph.D., P.E.
Professor of Engineering, University of Illinois

William holds a B.S. degree in Business & Economics with a concentration in Accounting from the University of North Carolina and a JD degree from Charlotte Law. He entered the Real Estate and Appraisal professions after completion of the Florida Real Estate Agent’s course in 1979; he is an AQB-Certified USPAP Instructor and also holds a CDEI (Certified Distance Education Instructor) designation from the International Distance Education Certification Center (IDECC). He currently holds a Florida General Appraiser Certification, a Florida Real Estate Broker’s License, a North Carolina General Appraiser Certification, and is on the HUD/FHA roster. William is also a licensed attorney and a member of the South Carolina Bar.