Valuation Partners appointed Paul Friedrichs as vice president and national account executive for the western U.S. region. 

The national appraisal management company announced that Friedrichs will be responsible for national account revenue and product development for new business.

Friedrichs brings more than 10 years of mortgage industry experiences and most recently worked as the national sales director with Interthinx. 

"We are delighted Paul is joining us as we continue our expansion to meet increasing industry demand," said Bill Fall, CEO of Valuation Partners.