July 28, 2016, Troy, MI - Dart Appraisal, a nationwide, independent provider of residential real estate valuation services, today announced the hiring of Teressa Hupfer as Vice President of Operations, and Marc Tatarcuk as Vice President of Sales.

Hupfer will focus on aligning Dart's operational strategy with client needs, and will collaborate with company leaders on the strategic development of systems and processes. She previously worked as a First Vice President for both FirstMerit Bank and Citizens Bank. In those roles, she lead commercial and consumer loan operations, including managing regulatory compliance, merger teams, SLA strategy design and oversight, policy development, procedure design and implementation, Six Sigma, and KPI creation and oversight.

Hupfer holds an MSA in Strategic Leadership from Central Michigan University, and a BBA from Davenport University. She is also a Six Sigma Green Belt.

"Teressa has a proven track record of operational excellence," said Michael Dresden, president of Dart Appraisal. "She is a positive leader that focuses on continuous improvement and performance optimization. Her extensive experience in employee development, procedural compliance and operations management will ensure that as we continue to expand our team, our customers will continue to receive the reliable and consistent customer service that has become the hallmark of Dart Appraisal."

As Vice President of Sales, Marc Tatarcuk brings over 15 years' experience as both a sales professional and sales team director to the Dart sales team. He previously served as the head of residential lending for First National Bank of America in East Lansing, Mich., and also has experience owning his own mortgage company.

Tatarcuk is a graduate of Central Michigan University with a bachelor's degree in marketing.

"Marc has both industry and non-industry background, and has both sold and led successful sales teams throughout his career in B2B and B2C roles," Dresden said. "His lending background will provide excellent knowledge and perspective for our sales team. As a results-oriented, supportive leader, he focuses on building solid pipelines and working with his teams to successfully achieve sales targets and exceed new business objectives."

"Teressa and Marc are both incredibly skilled professionals and accomplished leaders, and I'm so thrilled to welcome them both to Dart Appraisal," Dresden added.