Coester Appraisal Group, a provider of appraisal services, has named Robert T. Chasteen senior vice president of operations.

Chasteen, who previously served First Choice Bank, brings 20 years of experience in loan production and compliance to his new role.

Coester hired Chasteen to grow the firm's market position in appraisal management and mortgage technology.

In his new role, Chasteen will oversee loan production and compliance.

Prior to joining Coester, Chasteen served in executive positions at Maverick Residential Mortgage and Synergy Mortgage Corp.