Professional Profile

Certified Member

International Society of Appraisers



1998-Present |  Private Practice, South Carolina and Northeast Georgia
Insurance Valuation, Estate Valuation, Equitable Distribution, Charitable Donation and Damage Claims Appraisals.


2011-2014 | Co-Owner of Antiques and Such, Beaufort, South Carolina

Specialized in 18th and 19th century antiques and 20th century decorative items


1996-1998 | Antiques Dealer at Consignor’s Antique Mall and wholesale to dealers, Beaufort, South Carolina

Specialized in 19th century antiques, collectibles, and provided restorations and repairs. Beaufort, South Carolina


1993-1995 | Manager of John Davis Antiques, Roanoke, Virginia

Specialized in 18th and 19th Century American antiques. Our workshop also provided custom designed furniture, reproductions, and restorations.



International Society of Appraisers

Certified Member
Past Member, Board of Directors
Past Secretary, Board of Directors
Chairperson for the 2009 National Conference
Co-Chairperson for the 2016 National Conference

Instructor, ISA, Antiques, Furnishing and Decorative Arts Course

Member, Decorative Arts Trust

Member, The Foundation for Appraisal Education



Bachelor of Science, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA


International Society of Appraisers Core Courses:

  • Course 101: Ethics, Business Practices, Communications
  • Course 102: Identification and Authentication, Research, Terminology, and Report Writing
  • Course 103: Legal Aspects of Appraising, Case Studies, Expert Witness, and IRS Report Writing


Antiques and Residential Contents (Specialty Course), International Society of Appraisers.

Appraisal of Fine Art (Specialty Course), International Society of Appraisers.

  • Charleston Antique School, Charleston, SC
  • Tuscaloosa Antiques Symposium, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009
  • Henry D. Green Symposium of the Decorative Arts, 2006
  • Williamsburg Antiques Forum, 2007


ISA National Conventions: 2009-2018

Continuing Education Courses in Decorative Arts provided by ISA and Various Museums, Auction Houses and Historical Societies to include:

  • Oriental Rug Seminar
  • Southern Schoolgirl Samplers
  • American Silver
  • Chinese Export Porcelain
  • Southern Furniture
  • Antique Furniture Construction Methods
  • Southern Ceramics
  • English Ceramics and Porcelains
  • American Painted Furniture
  • American Portrait Painters and Miniaturists
  • Federal Period Colonial Furniture
  • American Folk Art
  • Fakes and Frauds of Fine and Decorative Arts
  • Asian Decorative Arts
  • Japanese Prints


Fifteen Hour Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) class and exam passed May 2008. The required 8 hour updates were completed in September 2013 and August 2015 and May 2017.