Joel Baker is the Vice President of Appraiser Advocacy for a la mode. Over the past 15 years, he has instructed thousands of appraisers about technology, efficiency, and marketing through online webinars, trade shows, office visits, and in-person workshops. As a prior IDECC- and AQB-qualified instructor, he has taught over 3000 appraisers how to use mobile technology for inspection data gathering and sketching, as well as how to use various apps to solve challenges in the field. He has authored or co-authored over a dozen books and e-books on real estate appraisal, and created more than three hundred training videos. He is widely known as an industry thought leader in appraiser technology workflow.
Joel is also a sought-after speaker on business topics such as team building, leadership, and effective management, and has spoken or trained at numerous state and national-level conferences for real estate, technology, and non-profit organizations.
Joel exceeds AQB requirements for Continuing Education instructors.