EvolvE VCS



ecollinsworthEric Collinsworth

Eric Collinsworth, co-owner EvolveVCS, has been actively involved in the appraisal industry since 2004. He received the Certified Residential Appraiser designation in 2006 and is a compliance expert familiar with multiple current, state and local valuation related regulations. Eric teaches regulatory compliance to community banking associations throughout the United States and is an approved education provider for appraisal related CE courses in Tennessee.

Prior to co-founding EvolveVCS, Eric worked for and with community banks in Tennessee and throughout the United States. He served in a supervisory role for a multi-billion dollar financial institution headquartered in Middle Tennessee and was responsible for developing compliance forms, appraisal policies, appraisal reviews, appraisal training, and market analyses, as well as the management of the day to day operations of the appraisal department. In October 2011, Eric formed Appraisal Advisory Associates, LLC in order to share his growing knowledge and expertise and to fill a need he recognized within smaller community banks for sound advice relating to the regulatory changes in the real estate valuation portion of the industry.


jbennettJason Bennett

Jason Bennett, co-owner of EvolveVCS, has been involved in the real estate finance business since 1997. He works closely with secondary market lenders on Fannie Mae appraisal guideline as well as community banks and their regulatory requirements. Jason is very familiar with the Uniform Appraisal Dataset (UAD) and Uniform Collateral Data Portal (UCDP) technology and how it pertains to the valuation industry.

For the first 10 years of his career, Jason worked in the mortgage/lending side of the business with time spent in sales, underwriting and management. In 2007, he became an appraiser trainee before co-founding Clarity Appraisal Management Company (AMC) in 2009. After the implementation of HVCC (and subsequently AI), he used his real estate experience to form the AMC in order to streamline the valuation process for future clients. Clarity has grown to conduct business in 28 states and has facilitated over 150,000 appraisal orders.