PROFESSIONAL APPRAISERS & CONSULTANTS OF REAL ESTATE OPERATING FROM 25 LOCATIONS IN 4 STATES  
 
Management
Mission

Matthew D. Miller, SRA
President and Chief Executive Officer

Matthew D. Miller, SRA has held the President and Chief Executive Officer position since 2005. Mr. Miller was previously Chief Financial Officer and President of Illinois Operations for Hayes Appraisal Associates from 2003-2005. From 1998 to 2003 he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Miller-Hayes LLC of Illinois. From 1994 to 1998 he was the manager of the Quad City office of Hayes Appraisal Associates.

Mr. Miller has been an SRA® designated member of the Appraisal Institute since 2007. Mr. Miller holds a BA in History from Western Illinois University where he graduated Cum Laude in 1992. Mr. Miller was recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus of Western Illinois University by both the History Department and the University as a whole in 2008. Mr. Miller is also a member of the Advisory Council for the Accounting and Finance Department at Western Illinois University.
 

William R. Pruett, SRA
Residential Director of Quality Control
 
William R. Pruett is an SRA® designated member of the Appraisal Institute since 2008. A graduate of Southern Adventist University in 1987, Mr. Pruett holds a BA in Theology with awards in homiletics, and linguistics.  Mr. Pruett began his appraisal career in Cedar Rapids, IA in 1998. In 2003 he was asked to lead the Cedar Falls/Waterloo, IA office and based on his success in that endeavor was asked to lead the residential operations in the Des Moines, IA office of Rally Appraisal in 2005.

In addition to his role with Rally Appraisal, Mr. Pruett currently assists the State of Iowa for Work Product Review and for Disciplinary Review cases. These cases are directly related to USPAP compliance as well as Iowa Codes, and assist the State Licensing Board in decisions regarding discipline and licensure. This experience has made Mr. Pruett uniquely qualified to oversee quality control of residential operations for Rally.   

Mr. Pruett has served as an expert witness for the Polk County Attorney for real estate concerns, Iowa Attorney's General office regarding fraud cases in both the Des Moines metro and Quad Cities, and Iowa Professional Licensing Bureau in disciplinary cases. Through specialized education and experience Mr. Pruett has attained Level III Investigator status in association with AARO (Association of Appraiser Regulatory Officials).

Clinton C. Cota, SRA
Director of Residential Operations

Clinton C. Cota, SRA holds a Real Estate degree from the University of Northern Iowa where he graduated in 2003. Mr. Cota received the SRAŽ designation from the Appraisal Institute in 2017. Mr. Cota has worked for Rally in varying roles with increasing responsibility in the Quad Cities, Freeport, IL, Rockford, IL and Cedar Falls/Waterloo, IA. Under his leadership residential operations in Cedar Falls/Waterloo have doubled in size.

Mr. Cota is currently in charge of recruitment and implementation for residential appraisers and participates in residential training, operations and customer relations.

In addition to his role with Rally Appraisal, Mr. Cota currently assists the State of Iowa for Work Product Review and for Disciplinary Review cases. These cases are directly related to USPAP compliance as well as Iowa Codes, and assist the State Licensing Board in decisions regarding discipline and licensure. Mr. Cota's expertise in both business development and appraisal theory and practice come together to make him ideally suited to lead the residential operations of Rally Appraisal.

David D. Passmore, MAI
Director of Commercial Operations

David D. Passmore is an MAI® designated member of the Appraisal Institute since 2012. A graduate from the University of Iowa in 1992, Mr. Passmore holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.  Mr. Passmore has been appraising real estate since 1992 and prior to joining Rally, worked in roles of increasing responsibility for Hayes Appraisal Associates of Iowa, Hughes & Company in Leawood, KS and Appraisal Associates in Cedar Rapids, IA.

Mr. Passmore has been overseeing commercial operations for Rally since 2006 and since that time commercial operations have increased over 500%. Mr. Passmore is currently in charge of recruitment and implementation for commercial appraisers and leads commercial training, operations and customer relations.  

In addition to his role with Rally Appraisal, Mr. Passmore assists the State of Iowa with Work Product Review and for Disciplinary Review cases. Through specialized education and experience, Mr. Passmore has attained a Level I Investigator status in Association with AARO (Association of Appraiser Regulatory Officials).  Mr. Passmore is also active in the Iowa Appraisal Institute Chapter currently serving on three committees and the Board of Directors.

 


Corporate Office Locations


Des Moines
1454 30th St. Suite 107
West Des Moines, IA 50266
515-226-8733  |  515-226-0148 Fax

General Accounting & Accounts Receivable

Bettendorf
2535 Tech Dr Suite 102
Bettendorf , IA 52722
563-332-6261  |  563-332-7376 FAX

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