"I'm honored to be joining ASA, whose legacy of appraisal education and accreditation is unparalleled among other appraisal organizations" said Hirt.
Reston, VA (PRWEB) March 02, 2012
The Board of Governors of the American Society of Appraisers has announced that James R. Hirt, MBA has been selected as ASA’s new Chief Executive Officer. A 17-year association veteran, Hirt brings extensive experience in association management, international relations, membership development, multi-million dollar budgetary oversight, public-private partnerships, governance and strategic planning.
Prior to joining ASA, Hirt served as Executive Director for the American Association of Poison Control Centers and the American Poison Control Center Foundation. He was responsible for the overall leadership and management of the association and increased annual revenue from $1.8M to $5.8M in four years. During his tenure, Hirt also successfully launched a multi-million dollar surveillance system to enable real-time reporting of poison exposures. Before joining AAPCC, Hirt served as Executive Director of the Public Risk Management Association and General Manager of the National Association of Mortgage Brokers.
"We are thrilled to have Jim join our staff as ASA's new CEO," said ASA International President Jack Washbourn. "Jim’s experience in association management will provide an excellent foundation as we move forward with our mission to provide the highest standards in education and accreditation of professional appraisers worldwide."
"I'm honored to be joining ASA, whose legacy of appraisal education and accreditation is unparalleled among other appraisal organizations" said Hirt. "It's an exciting time to join this organization and I look forward to working with the ASA leadership and staff to develop strategies that will strengthen ASA's position as the leading multidiscipline appraisal organization."
Hirt received his bachelor’s in Business Administration from California State University-Fullerton and his master’s in business administration from the National University in San Diego, CA. Hirt is a member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).
About the American Society of Appraisers
The American Society of Appraisers is an international organization of appraisal professionals and others dedicated to the education, development and growth of the appraisal profession. More than 2,000 of its 5,000 members are business valuation appraisers. ASA is the oldest and only major organization representing ALL disciplines of appraisal specialists, originating in 1936 and incorporating in 1952. ASA’s headquarters is in the metropolitan Washington, DC area. To find an accredited appraiser near you, visit http://www.appraisers.org or call (800) 272-8258.