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Appraisal Institute Names President for 2014

Effective January 1, Ken P. Wilson, MAI, SRA, will take over as president of the """"Appraisal Institute"""":http://www.appraisalinstitute.org/, the group announced.

Wilson, a valuation professional and consultant based in Plano, Texas, has been involved in the industry for 35 years. He joined a predecessor organization of the[IMAGE] [COLUMN_BREAK]

Appraisal Institute in the early 1980s and has been involved with the association ever since, serving as president of the institute's North Texas Chapter in 2001 and serving multiple years as a regional representative. At the national level, he served as the organization's president-elect in 2013 and its VP in 2012.

As part of his leadership role, Wilson will spend 2014 servicing as chair of the institute's Executive Committee and will chair its policy-making board of directors. Following his one-year term, he will become immediate past president in 2015.

""""I'm honored and humbled to serve as president of the Appraisal Institute as the organization offers its first new designations in more than 20 years,"""" Wilson said. """"I'm also very excited to work with our leaders and professionals around the world as AI implements its strategic initiatives that have the potential to fundamentally reshape the global valuation profession.""""