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
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.
  • Data Collectors / Field Staff

    Mass Appraisal Reviewer II
    Message Allen Beck

    Rick Fritz

    Mass Appraisal Associate II

    Jordan Harrington

    Mass Appraisal Associate II

    Zach Leisinger

    Mass Appraisal Associate II

    Chris Wiese

    Mass Appraisal Associate II

    Robert Bellmer

    Mass Appraisal Associate

    Glen Dawson

    Mass Appraisal Associate

    Steven Ford

    Mass Appraisal Associate

    Stuart Goslinga

    Mass Appraisal Associate

    Tony Hargrave

    Mass Appraisal Associate

    Dale Norris

    Mass Appraisal Associate

    Matthew Penrod

    Mass Appraisal Associate

    Jason Richter

    Mass Appraisal Associate

    James Sinclair

    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

    Office Support Staff II/Receptionist

    Jena Anderson

    Office Support Staff

    Jamie Fiedler

    Executive Assistant

    Wendy Walters

    Executive Assistant

    Amber Wilson

    Office Support Staff

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    VP VCS Field Operations-ICA
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    Senior VCS Field Manager-ICA, CIAO
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    Regional Field Specialist
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    Regional Field Specialist
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    Regional Field Specialist
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    CAMA Specialist-CAA, AAS
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    CAMA Specialist
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    Assistant Technical Support Manager
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    VCS Technical Support Staff
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    VCS Technical Support Assistant
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    Senior Software Engineer
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    Software Developer
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    Assistant VCS Office Manager
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    VCS Office Manager
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  • Computer Hardware Support

    Information Technology Manager
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    Network Engineer
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