AXIS Appraisal Management Solutions announced it added Rob Chrisman, publisher of Daily Mortgage News and Commentary, to its Board of Directors.

“AXIS has experienced significant overall expansion and success,” Chrisman said. “I admire the leadership team's nationwide development in the evolving real estate appraisal industry.”

“Working with Michael and Kim and the rest of the Board, with their collective eyes on the horizon and where the industry is going, will be an honor,” he said.

Chrisman is a residential lending professional with over 30 years of experience. Chrisman brings experience as president of OnCall Mortgage, later acquired by Wells Fargo. He also served as director of secondary marketing for CMG Mortgage and director of capital markets for RPM Mortgage.

Chrisman also serves on the boards of Peoples Bank, Inheritance Funding Corporation, International City Mortgage and the California Mortgage Bankers Association.

“Rob is an esteemed voice in the mortgage banking industry and we are excited to welcome him to the AXIS Board of Directors,” AXIS Co-Founder and Co-President Michael Simmons said. “His hands-on experience building national brands in the lending space, coupled with his deep relationships in - and understanding of - all facets of the real estate industry, make Rob invaluable to AXIS as we evolve and grow.”

Kim Perotti, AXIS Co-Founder and Co-President agreed. “Rob's experience and expertise will make a very positive contribution to the governance of the Company,” said Perotti.