Professional Profile: John Mello 2016

John Mello - 2016

Name: John Mello - 2016

Title: President Mass. & RI Chapter of Appraisal Institute

Company: John P. Mello Company

Location: Seven Woodland Rd., Rochester, MA

Birthplace: Boston, MA

College: Washington & Lee University, BA English; University of N.H., MBA with Whittemore Fellowship

First job outside of appraisal: International Financial Management

First job in the appraisal field: Independent fee appraiser – Commonwealth Real Estate Group

What do you do now and what are your future chapter plans: Provide emphasis on education; encourage and motivate candidates for designation; consolidation on merger of Mass. & R.I. chapters.

Hobbies: Time with family, travel (youngest son in Peace Corps.)

Favorite book: “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Favorite movie: “Dr. Zhivago”

Person you most emulate: President Barak Obama

Key to success: Innovation, accuracy and diligence

If you were to choose another vocation, what would it be: Something in the medical field