Accredited Senior Appraiser with the American Society of Appraisers - Machinery & Technical Specialties
Property Tax Concentration
Property Valuation and Consulting, Inc., Logo
Jack E. West, ASA
(813) 609-0380
P V and C , Logo Jack E. West
PO Box 01220
Tampa, FL 33679

Career Experience

June 2015 to December 30, 2016
Director, Ryan, LLC. Responsibilities include assisting in development of Business Personal Property tax evaluation practices.

April 2004 to June 1, 2015
Principal, Property Valuation and Consulting, Inc. (PVandC) a fixed asset appraisal and consulting firm, specializing in Ad Valorem property tax appraisals and valuations. Recognized as expert appraisal witness by Federal Bankruptcy Court. Appointed Special Magistrate by various Florida counties to preside over Administrative Ad Valorem property tax hearings.

December 2008 – September 2010
VP Business Development, Crowe Paradis Service Corporation, Inc. Reading, MA. Created feasibility and operational business model for technology-based financial services company for the Medicare Set Aside Industry (Ametros Financial, Inc.) Involved in all aspects of bringing project to market for September 2010 launch.

June 2004-Dec 2007
Chief Operations Officer, Health Advocates Inc., now PMSI MSA. Created comprehensive growth business model and operational platform for small Healthcare company. Responsible for creation of the company strategic vision and operational and financial objectives. Established new corporate identity, IT department, HR department, Marketing and Sales organization, and re-structured the financial P&L. Implemented product and service supervision grid, quality assurance protocols and testing metrics. Created a performance-based business model for all areas of the company. Responsible for managing Compound Aggregate Annual Revenue Growth of 50% while constructing infrastructure to support rapid employee growth (23 to 120) in two years. Created Executive Summary and CIM for solicitation of prospective buyers. Lead executive on successful $83 million dollar acquisition in October 2006 by AmeriSource Bergen, Inc., a Fortune 27 Company.

Managing Partner, Property Tax Control, S.E., Inc.
Managed property tax consulting firm. Developed and implemented business plan, financial breakeven analysis, cost-to-produce models for management and operation of the Eastern office. Duties included constructing statistically supportable market-derived depreciation tables for fixed assets and evaluating market values for fixed asset tax assessments of major corporations. Negotiated valuation issues with tax assessors and government officials. Represented clients nationally in administrative hearings, Value Adjustment Boards, and circuit court hearings. Managed over 80 major clients including Wachovia Banks, Target stores, PepsiCo (Tropicana Products), and
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida.

Co-Owner, Resource, Inc. a forty-person technical training company which served investor-owned utility companies throughout the United States. The company negotiated distribution rights to technical and safety training programs and videos produced by large utility companies such as Tampa Electric Company and Consumers Power in Michigan, for marketing to smaller utility companies. In the late 1980’s due to liability concerns by major utilities, Resource decided to adopt newly developed computer based video technology for transition into a consumer-based company. The primary product was a video-based indexing system for the Real Estate Industry. In 1989 this product, known as Realview, Inc. became the main focus of the company. Realview was sold in 1993 to a partner.

Insurance Industry
• 1982-1985 Co-Owner, Hays-West Insurers, Inc. Life and Health Insurance broker to corporations throughout the State of Florida. Sold interest to partner in 1985.
• 1979-1982, Assistant Vice President, Special Markets for Founders Life Assurance Company
• 1975-1978 Sales representative for Founders Life Assurance Company. Sold company sponsored life and health products to employees through employer payroll deduction services.

Professional Designations and Associations

• Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA #48710), Machinery and Technical Specialties/Machinery and Equipment, American Society of Appraisers (ASA). Accreditation Date: March 2003, focus on Ad Valorem property taxation -
• Appointed Special Magistrate for 2012, 2011 and 2009 Value Adjustment Board Hearings, Hillsborough County Florida
• Appointed Special Magistrate for 2009 Value Adjustment Board Hearings, Orange and Pinellas Counties, Florida
• Appointed Special Magistrate for 2008 Value Adjustment Board Hearings, Pinellas County Florida
• Member, Institute for Professionals in Taxation (IPT)
• Member International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO)
• Florida Real Estate Sales License
• B.A., Business Management, Eckerd College
• Speaker, 2014 International Conference of the American Society of Appraisers
• Published in ASA's MTS Journal, IPT Newsletter, and Valuation Strategies magazine