David Bell Appointed CLS Vice President of Utilities
Contract Land Staff announced the appointment of R. David Bell, SR/WA, as Vice President, Utilities
- Southern Region. David brings significant experience on both utility and public infrastructure projects
to his role. David will lead CLS’s growing team in the Southeast. Prior to joining CLS, David served
in leadership positions across the Southeast that provided him with broad industry knowledge and
operational experience. He is an active member of the International Right of Way Association and holds
the organization’s highest designation for a senior right of way professional, the SR/WA.
Valbridge’s Jody Bishop Elected Vice President of the Appraisal Institute
Pledger M. (Jody) Bishop III, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, was elected 2020
vice president of the Appraisal Institute by its Board of Directors in Denver. Jody is currently the senior
managing director of Valbridge Property Advisors in Charleston. He previously was a partner with Atlantic
Appraisals, LLC, an associate appraiser with Appraisal Consultants and a senior staff appraiser with the
Charleston County Assessor’s Office. Jody serves as a non-voting member of the Appraisal Institute Board
of Directors due to his position on the Audit Committee. He has chaired the General Demonstration of
Knowledge Grading Panel and has served on the Admissions and Designations Qualifications Committee. He has served
as president of the South Carolina Chapter. He also is an AI associate instructor, has been a seminar and webinar author,
and has served as discussion leader at the Leadership Development and Advisory Council conference.
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