Qualifications

Mr. Cris Drugan, ISA-AM, MIPAV[OS]

I am the Principal at Emerald Art Services, LLC and a “qualified appraiser” with an ISA-AM designation from the International Society of Appraisers since 1999.In 2013, I was accepted as an Overseas Member of the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers in Ireland. Previously, I was a General Manager and Art Consultant for a nationwide art restoration company with 8 offices across the country.  I have also been a Deputy Sheriff for 4 years and a property and fine art claims adjuster for over 19 years with national insurance carriers.  I hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Kent State University and I am pursuing my Masters of Art, in Art History and a Certified Specialist of Wine certification through the Society of Wine Educators.

In addition, I maintain current training on USPAP and have attended numerous disaster recovery, restoration, fine art and wine workshops, classes, forums and symposiums through the International Society of Appraisers, American Society of Appraisers, Foundation for Appraisal Education, Appraisal Course Associates, the University of Glasgow, FEMA, The Upper Midwest Conservation Association, The Intermuseum Conservation Association, Ohio Preservation Council and the Society of Wine Educators to name a few. 

I was a past VP of the Cleveland Claims Association and President of the American Wine Society Tri-County Chapter. I am also a member of the U.S. Committee of the Blue Shield, the Ohio Preservation Council, the American Historical Print Collectors Society, the International Mezzotint Society, Akron Claims Association and the Society of Wine Educators.

Professional designations include International Society of Appraisers, accredited (ISA-AM) and Overseas Member of Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers (MIPAV-OS).