Our Team

THE SUMMIT TEAM

Summit Valuations consists of talented people who have helped to make Summit what it is today.

Ron Ahlensdorf Jr.

RON AHLENSDORF JR.

President

Mr. Ahlensdorf serves as President of Summit Valuations, where he is responsible for strategic partnerships, product development and revenue growth. Mr. Ahlensdorf has over 17 years of relevant industry experience, a track record of execution, and a hands-on approach to tailoring client needs with products, which has earned him the highest respect in the industry. His strategic thinking, knowledge and experience will successfully lead Summit to continued growth and profitability. Prior to joining Summit Valuations, Mr. Ahlensdorf served as National Sales Vice President for Pro-Teck Services, a firm that provides national collateral valuation services to the mortgage industry.

Connie Tripple - Director of Customer Experience

KRISTIN BALAZS

Director of Operations
Mrs. Balazs serves as Director of Operations and Customer Experience for Summit Valuations where she oversees day-to-day company operations, strategic business planning, support and training. Since 2011, Mrs. Balazs has spent her entire career working for different companies within The William Fall Group so it only made sense to integrate her into the Summit team when Summit was acquired by WFG. Mrs. Balazs joined Summit in 2018 as the Director of Operations and from the beginning, has been instrumental in coordinating the seamless flow between technology, product, vendor relations, quality assurance and client services.

JAYSON DAMMEN

Vice President of National Accounts

Mr. Dammen is responsible for maintaining and expanding client relationships nationwide, as well as identifying strategic opportunities that the company can offer clients. He has more than 25 years of extensive correspondent lending experience. Most recently as the Vice President of Sales, Western Region for Valuation Partners, a William Fall Group company. Previously with Deutsche Bank, GMAC RFC and at IMPAC Mortgage Holdings, Mr. Dammen successfully developed & managed client relationships with mid to large sized mortgage bankers.

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ABEL RODRIGUEZ

Quality Assurance Manager

Mr. Rodriguez serves as Director of Quality Assurance at Summit Valuations. His duties include overseeing and training the QA team, ensuring quality and accurate valuations are provided to clients, and providing solutions to clients and brokers when challenging valuation situations arise. Mr. Rodriguez joined the company in 2010 and has been key in the achievement of Summit’s overall mission of ensuring consistent, on-time delivery of quality valuations. Formerly, Mr. Rodriguez worked as a real estate paralegal and Title Insurance manager.

RAY HERNANDEZ

Vendor Manager

Mr. Hernandez serves as Vendor Manager at Summit Valuations where he delivers an exceptional customer experience to our clients and vendors. Mr. Hernandez joined the company in 2007 and has been a critical element in the achievement of Summit’s overall mission of ensuring consistent, on-time delivery of quality valuations. Mr. Hernandez’s skills include complex problem solving, effective personnel management and troubleshooting. Formerly, Mr. Hernandez worked in insurance sales as an agent for UEG.