Vanguard has an appraisal staff of over 25 appraisers with a combined total of over 250 years of experience in the mass appraisal profession. The appraisal staff includes seven Certified General appraisers who oversee numerous appraisal associates. We also have our own computer department consisting of six full- time qualified programmers with a combined total of over 70 years programming for mass appraisal application. Our computer department also consists of 12 technical assistance people to guide you through any hardware and software questions. In addition to those employees, we have various office personnel supervised by office managers with over 100 years of experience.

Vanguard Appraisals Inc. is proud of the longevity of our experienced staff. The service and support our employees provide is recognized in our long list of clients who rely on Vanguard Appraisals, Inc.


Robert Ehler

President, CGA-ICA-ASA-CMA
Bob has been with Vanguard since 1980 and has been involved in project management and commercial/industrial appraisals in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Bob is the President of Vanguard. He holds the ASA, ICA, and CMA designations. Bob is also a Wisconsin Level II Assessor and is qualified as an expert witness in court testimony. Bob was in charge of updating the costs in the Iowa Real Property Appraisal Manual for the Iowa Department of Revenue and Finance for 1998 completion and again in 2007 for a 2008 completion. Bob is a Certified General Appraiser.

Brad Miller

Senior Vice President / CIO
Brad has been with Vanguard since 1989. He is the Senior Vice President - Chief Information Officer, and is responsible for the implementation of all projects. Brad holds a degree in Computer Science and Economics and has been involved in custom programming of the Vanguard Computers Systems and customer relations for clients in Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri, and South Dakota.

Scott McDowell

Scott has been with Vanguard since 2015. He is responsible for the financial and employee benefits operations. Scott is the corporate Secretary/Treasurer and certified as a public accountant with membership in the ISCPA.
  • Appraisal Field Staff

    Senior Mass Appraiser
    Message Allen Beck

    Ryan Brunssen

    Mass Appraisal Reviewer

    Wayne Cole

    Mass Appraisal Reviewer

    Jordan Harrington

    Mass Appraisal Reviewer II

    Zach Leisinger

    Mass Appraisal Reviewer

    Robert Bellmer

    Mass Appraisal Associate II

    Chris Wiese

    Mass Appraisal Associate II

    Kyle Andresen

    Mass Appraisal Associate II

    Brayden Burk

    Mass Appraisal Associate

    Richard Droog

    Mass Appraisal Associate

    Jeremy Farar

    Mass Appraisal Associate

    Micah Hoffman

    Mass Appraisal Associate

    Scott Johnson

    Mass Appraisal Associate

    Max McChesney

    Mass Appraisal Associate

    Seth Niichel

    Mass Appraisal Associate

    James O'Meara

    Mass Appraisal Associate

    Colton Phelps

    Mass Appraisal Associate

    Cory Reynolds

    Mass Appraisal Associate

    Lincoln Sullivan

    Mass Appraisal Associate

    Trey Trauernicht

    Mass Appraisal Associate

    Keenan Volz

    Mass Appraisal Associate

  • Vanguard Office Staff

    Renee Harms

    Office Appraisal Policy Coordinator

    Tammy Monson

    Office Manager-Appraisal Division

    Brenda Souhrada

    Computer Project Coordinator

    Autumn Hensley

    Computer Project Coordinator

    Miranda Caldwell

    Computer Project Coordinator

    Lily Hueica Vargas

    Office Support Staff

    Paula Kent

    Office Support Staff

    Cathy Siepman

    Office Support Staff

    Wendy Walters

    Executive Assistant

    Victoria Wheeler

    Office Support Staff

    Amber Wilson

    Office Support Staff/Receptionist

  • CAMAvision® Regional Manager

    VP VCS Field Operations-ICA, CIAO
    Message Mike Weeks

  • CAMAvision® Sales Team

    Regional Manager-CAA, RES
    Message Donnie Campbell


    Regional Field Manager - RES
    Message Jennie Willis


    Regional Field Specialist
    Message Ryan Ehli


    Regional Field Specialist
    Message Joel Zitterich


    Regional Field Specialist I-CAA, AAS, RES
    Message Rownea Gerbracht


    Regional Field Specialist
    Message Kelli Kingrey

  • CAMAvision® Technical Support

    Technical Support Manager
    Message Jenny Mitchell


    Assistant Technical Support Manager
    Message Sherry Surrett


    VCS Technical Support Assistant
    Message Virginia Molina-Steen


    VCS Technical Support Assistant
    Message Kaitlyn Terpening

  • CAMAvision® Programmers

    Computer Department Manager
    Message Nick Klein


    Senior Software Engineer
    Message Patrick Alexander


    Advertising/Web Designer
    Message Nicholas Bowers

    Jon Cook

    Website Developer I

    Suzanne Emanuel

    Developer I


    Software Engineer
    Message Gavin Gross

    Austin Timmerman

    Developer I

  • CAMAvision® Home Office

    Assistant VCS Office Manager
    Message Teresa Ellerby


    VCS Office Manager
    Message Kara Leyse

    Becky Nelson

    VCS Assistant

  • Computer Hardware Support

    Information Technology Manager
    Message Matt Shaffer


    Network Engineer
    Message John Fokken