ASA NorCal Governing Board

Board Members — 2017/18

President – Louise Allrich, ASA

Allrich Art –

Louise is an Accredited Senior Appraiser in Fine Art. Clients include municipalities, collectors and corporations. Experienced in appraisals for estate tax, insurance coverage, insurance claims, distribution and non cash charitable donations to numerous major museums throughout the country. Louise Allrich has served as the Personal Property Chair, Secretary, and Vice President of the American Society of Appraisers Northern California Chapter.

Vice President – Joseph M. Orlando, ASA
Frank Rimerman & Co. LLP –

Joe Orlando is a Director at Frank, Rimerman + Co. LLP and leads the Business Valuation Services practice. In addition to managing the practice, Joe focuses on fundamental valuation for tax and financial reporting purposes. He has over 30 years of professional experience as a fundamental valuation expert, investment banker and financial analyst. Joe also has a broad background in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, business development and corporate strategic planning.  His industry expertise includes wineries/craft beverages, technology and life sciences.

Secretary – Liza Hickey, ASA

Hobart Associates

Liza Hickey is an Accredited Senior Appraiser with a designation in Antiques and Decorative Arts. She has worked at Hobart Associates in San Francisco since 2007. Prior to entering the appraisal world, Liza worked in online educational publishing, among other fields. She has a master’s degree in art history from the University of Glasgow and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from UC Santa Barbara.

Treasurer  – Ramiro Campos-Sanchez

Andersen Tax –

Ramiro Campos-Sanchez is the current Treasurer of the American Society of Appraisers Northern California Chapter.  Discipline Machinery & Technical Specialties


Past-President – Garrett Schwartz, ASA

Sencer Appraisal

Garrett is an Accredited Senior Appraiser in Machinery & Technical Specialties. In addition to his current position as ASA Northern California Chapter Past-President, he also serves on the International Machinery & Technical Specialties Committee. Garrett has performed appraisals across North America, Asia and Europe on behalf of financial institutions, private individuals and businesses from sole-proprietorship’s to Fortune 100 corporations. He is a Senior Equipment Appraiser with Sencer Appraisal Associates, where he has worked since 2007.

Discipline Chairs

Appraisal Review & Management – Howard W.  (Wally) Fry  ASA

Globalfoundries –

Wally Fry ASA-ARM, is currently the Deputy Director of Surplus Sales and Asset Valuation at GLOBALFOUNDRES.  He received his ARM designation April 2017, Accredited Senior Appraiser designation in 2011, MBA from Santa Clara University in 2010, and B.S. Chemical Engineering from UCSD in 1984.  He’s received two patents, published 27 technical papers, held Chairman/Co-Chairman positions in the ECS, AVS, SEMI, and has been a member in IEEE since 1992.  During his recent 5 years at GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Mr. Fry has performed due diligence equipment valuations for the acquisition of ProMOS Semiconductor, Taichung, Taiwan, and most recently, the acquisition of IBM Microelectronics.   Prior to joining GLOBALFOUNDRIES, he was an Analyst for 8 years at GE Capital managing a $350MM global portfolio of front-end equipment for a $1B Semiconductor Equipment Leasing group.  Wally’s experience includes seven years Engineering/Management at Motorola and Hughes Aircraft, six years Marketing/Management at Watkins-Johnson and Novellus, and seven years Sales/Management at Schumacher, Novellus, GaSonics, Verteq, and TwinStar. He is a current member of IEEE and ASA.

Business Valuation – Bharat Kanodia, ASA

Ipreo | Private Capital

Bharat Kanodia leads private equity and venture valuations, and helps valuation firms optimize their international operations.  He has worked with Ipreo, American Appraisal, Veristrat, and Silicon Valley Bank Analytic, where he has valued real estate, industrial, personal property, and financial assets.  Some unique assets valued by Mr. Kanodia include: the Golden Gate Bridge, NYC transportation system, Hartsfield Atlanta Airport, and various Las Vegas casinos.  Mr. Kanodia has signed off on over 4000 valuation opinions with $900 billion in assets.

He holds an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master of business administration from Marquette University.  Mr. Kanodia is a senior accredited member with the American Society of Appraisers, lives in the San Francisco Bay area, enjoys sailing, horseback riding, and vedic architecture.

Gems & Jewelry – Claire Pena


Claire Pena has been in the jewelry business for 36 years.  She holds a bachelors degree in geology and has been a graduate gemologist for the past 28 years. Ms. Pena’s gem and jewelry appraising experience includes retail, auction, collateral and private of antique, period and contemporary art jewelry.

Machinery & Technical Specialties – OPEN

Chair seat open –

Personal Property – Jeremy Stone, ASA

Business Matters in the Visual Arts, LLC –

Jeremy Patricia Stone, ASA has been professionally engaged in the museum/gallery/auction world for over 30 years. Ms. Stone’s area of expertise is post-war and 20th century American art and the dynamics of the auction, gallery and museum world.  Gifting, Charitable contribution, artist’s estates, sales advice, insurance and strategic plans for large art collections are her primary focuses. 

Real Property – Brad MacLane, Jr., ASA

MacLane & Company,
Brad Maclane, ASA has more than 40 years of experience in the field of real estate appraisal both within a corporate banking setting and as an independent fee appraiser.