Joan Trice
President & CEO, Allterra Group LLC

Joan N. Trice is the editor and publisher of Appraisal Buzz, an email publication circulated to 45,000 opt-in subscribers. In addition to the Buzz, Joan hosts the annual Valuation Expo, the largest conference for the valuation community that attracts the thought leaders as keynotes and speakers. The Valuation Expo also attracts the most innovation companies in the valuation space that includes technology companies, appraisal management companies, automated valuations, and lenders. Allterra Group is the parent company.

Joan also hosts the Collateral Risk Network. Membership currently stands at 372 members comprised of Lenders, Government Agencies, Wall Street, Vendor Management Companies and Appraisers. The CRN also meets quarterly. Joan was an early adopter of Internet business strategies and sold a web based valuation business she developed to LandAmerica. Joan’s special understanding of appraiser needs goes back to her days running one of the Mid Atlantic’s largest appraisal firms, Trice Appraisal, Inc., a company she founded and owned with her brother.


Karen Connolly
Director of Continuing Education, Allterra Group LLC

Karen Connolly is the Director of Continuing Education with Allterra Group, LLC based in Ocean City, Maryland. Karen oversees in classroom continuing education including course approvals, site locations and on-site management. Karen provides support for Allterra Online and holds a Certified Distance Education Instructor (CDEI™) designation from the International Distance Education Certification Center (IDECC).