Kirchmeyer & Associates, a national appraisal, database and real estate appraisal consulting company, announced the addition of Meredith Boyd to the company’s management team as director of sales. With more than a decade of mortgage banking experience, Boyd is responsible for establishing key relationships in the industry to enhance Kirchmeyer’s client base, while increasing the value of Kirchmeyer & Associates nationwide. “Kirchmeyer continues to hire the best talent in the industry—by hiring strong executives, we are dedicated to maintaining an experienced team to accommodate growth, which will also increase our commitment to quality for our customers,” said Jim Kirchmeyer, founder and chief executive officer of Kirchmeyer & Associates. “Meredith brings significant experience in the financial services industry and will be a strong asset as our growth continues to accelerate. Her proven track record of strategic planning and leadership makes her a perfect addition to the Kirchmeyer team.” In her most recent position, Boyd was group director of Atlanta-based, William Mills Agency and represented more than 50 companies and executed communication strategies and direction of marketing programs during her tenure. She was responsible for leading an account team and has had the distinguished opportunity to counsel many of the industry's leading CEO’s and thought leaders. Boyd received a bachelor of science degree in communications with an emphasis in public relations from Georgia Southern University. Prior to joining William Mills Agency in 1999, she worked along the Georgia coast with a local CNN affiliate station as the lead anchor and reporter, served as a program coordinator with WNNX-FM “99X” radio in Atlanta and was a media relations consultant with the Communications21 public relations group. In 2002, Meredith earned her residential real estate license from Georgia Institute of Real Estate (GIRE) and is recognized in Montclair Publishing’s Who’s Who in Real Estate. Boyd is a national spokesperson for the Arthritis Foundation, as well as a dedicated volunteer for the foundation. She was recently awarded the prestigious President’s Daily Points of Light award for her commitment to serving the youth of America through volunteerism by President George W. Bush. She is featured in the March 2008 issue of Cobb Life Magazine as one of the “20 Under 40 Rising Stars in Business.” For more information, visit www.kirchmeyer.com.