The Appraisal Institute hired Evan Williams as director of professional services & resources, bringing 17 years of experience to the company.

Williams joins the organization from the Mechanical Contractors Association, where he was vice president of external relations for eight years.

Additionally, Williams is a member of the Association Forum of Chicagoland and has held several leadership roles including chair of the Board of Directors, as well as serving on the Executive, Finance and Audit Committees.

“The Appraisal Institute is very excited to welcome an individual of Evan’s caliber to our team,” said Appraisal Institute CEO Frederick Grubbe. “His extensive association background will enable him to play a key role in serving AI’s nearly 22,000 professionals in almost 60 countries throughout the world.”

Based in Chicago, the Appraisal Institute is a professional association of real estate appraisers.