Our Team

To ensure we meet each client’s unique requirements, our staff includes an experienced leadership team along with former State Certified Appraisers, DE Underwriters, National Production Managers and Mortgage Banking Executives.

BUSINESS HOURS: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM Eastern, Monday through Friday
COMPLETE FILE MANAGEMENT: From appraiser acceptance through report delivery
FAST RESPONSES: All messages in queue are answered within 1 hour during business hours


  • John Fraas

    • President

    As the President of Class Valuation, John Fraas is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations and aid in the execution of the company’s strategic plans. John is passionate about helping the company to continue to grow through innovation and exceptional service. John received his BA from Michigan State University and is a licensed CPA in […]

  • Scot Rose

    • Chief Innovation Officer

    Scot Rose joined Class Valuation in April 2018 as the Chief Innovation Officer. He has over 18 years of valuation industry experience. Prior to joining Class, he was President of Valuation Connect and served two terms as the former Vice Chair of the Colorado Board of Real Estate Appraisers. Scot is focused on the advancement of […]

  • Jon Tallinger

    • Chief Growth Officer

    Since helping to start Class as its first employee in 2009, Jon has played several key roles throughout the company. His primary focus now is planning and leading the company’s growth initiatives. Under Jon’s direction, Class’s Sales & Marketing Team helped the company grow by over 250% since the start of 2016. Jon and his team […]

  • John Hamameh

    • Chief Legal and Compliance Officer

    John oversees the Regulatory Compliance and Legal functions of Class as well as Quality Control on the operational end. In his role, an emphasis is placed on obtaining the equilibrium of compliance, efficiency, and quality by reinforcing the idea that minor improvements create great change. With this, Class is continuously improving the overall quality of […]

  • Gary Ferguson

    • Chief Technology Officer

    As Chief Technology Officer of Class Valuation, Gary Ferguson is focused on creating a frictionless appraisal experience for clients through technological innovation – all with the goal of creating long-term solutions for increased borrower satisfaction. Ferguson has over 20 years of experience in enterprise application development – most in the mortgage industry – and is […]