Leadership

Brian C. Coester, CEO

Brian Coester has been CEO of CoesterVMS since 2005 and has over eight years of professional experience in the appraisal industry. The son of one of the east coast’s most reputable appraisers, Brian literally grew up in the business. Since becoming CEO, he has grown CoesterVMS from a local appraisal company, to a nationwide provider of appraisals and appraisal technology. He is the mastermind behind Cloud Control, the only appraisal process management software built on the award-winning Salesforce.com platform. Brian is a highly regarded speaker, presenter and trainer in the appraisal industry, and has authored numerous articles for the mortgage and real estate press.Brian maintains sole proprietorship of CoesterVMS and its subsidiaries.

Toni Bright, Chief Compliance Officer

Toni A. Bright has been actively involved in the real estate industry since 2000. As the Chief Compliance Officer, Toni brings a unique perspective to CoesterVMS as she holds a real estate broker’s license and has also worked for 8 years in the regulatory compliance industry prior to joining CoesterVMS. Toni is well respected within the state regulatory industry. Her regulatory experience and understanding of the appraisal regulatory requirements provides a competitive edge to CoesterVMS.

Fritz Schaper, Director of Operations

Fritz Schaper has over 15 years of mortgage industry experience as an administrator, processor and underwriter. He joined CoesterVMS in September 2012 and has worked diligently to assist in the organization and development of both the Order Desk and Vendor Relations Departments.

Jothee Vijayantheran, Chief Financial Officer

Jothee VJ, formerly of Dell Australia and New Zealand’s (ANZ) Financial Controller, joined CVMS team with over 18 years of experience from various finance fields. Jothee is a Chartered Accountant with six sigma green belt certification specializing in Management Accounting, Financial Planning & Analysis and Operating Expenses Management.

Mike Kirby, Chief Operating Officer

Michael Kirby is an experienced, well-seasoned executive who joined CVMS in late 2017. He plays a critical role in developing and maintaining relationships with our sales team, clients, and appraisers. His main responsibilities is focused around consultative sales, providing guidance to our customer care team, supervision of our staff, and to cultivate relationship within the organization.

Markia Davis, Order Desk Manager

Markia Davis began with CoesterVMS as Order Desk Assistant in 2014. Her experience in the customer service industry aided her as Vendor Relations Manager where she assisted in managing the network of Appraiser Partners. She is currently Order Desk Manager where her goal is to ensure appraisal orders are assigned to a qualified Appraiser Partner in a timely fashion.

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