Class Valuation Appoints Industry Veteran Andrew Bough as Chief Operating Officer

Troy, MI July 2, 2024 – Class Valuation, a leading provider of real estate valuation services and technology, today announced the appointment of Andrew Bough as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Bough, who most recently served as Executive Vice President at Valuation Connect, brings over 30 years of experience in the appraisal and valuation industry to his new role. 

“Andrew’s contributions at Valuation Connect have been invaluable, and his transition to COO is a natural progression,” said John Fraas, CEO of Class Valuation. “His deep industry knowledge, proven leadership, and commitment to operational excellence make him the ideal person to help us continue to grow and innovate.” 

Bough began his career as a certified appraiser, giving him a unique understanding of the industry from the ground up. He has held senior leadership positions at several major companies, including Valuation Connect, Solidifi, and Chase. Throughout his career, Bough has consistently demonstrated his ability to drive growth, improve efficiency, and deliver exceptional client service. 

“I am honored to take on this role here at Class Valuation and excited to work alongside such a talented team,” said Bough. “I look forward to contributing to the company’s continued success and helping to shape the future of the valuation industry.” 

At Valuation Connect, Bough led initiatives that significantly enhanced operational processes and service delivery. His strategic vision and hands-on approach will be invaluable as Class Valuation continues to strive for unparalleled operational excellence in all aspects of its business. 


About Class Valuation 

Class Valuation is a leading nationwide Appraisal Management Company (AMC) known for fast turn times and delivering outstanding quality and service to every client. The company is committed to combining the best people, products, processes, and technology to help lenders make more homeownership dreams come true. Class has consistently been ranked highly by many of the nation’s top mortgage lenders and has been recognized as a top place to work, along with receiving many other industry awards. Founded in 2009, Class Valuation is headquartered in Troy, Michigan. For more information, please visit 


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