||Roy Newcomer – Co-Founder & Senior Technical Instructor
Roy Newcomer is the co-founder of the American Home Inspectors Training Institute and has taught home inspection classes across the nation. He is also the former owner of Newcomer’s Home Inspection Service, Inc., one of the largest multi-inspector companies in the country, performing over 20,000 home inspections. With over 30 years experience in home inspection, home construction, and real estate, he brings technical knowledge and practical know-how to his courses. Roy is a member of ASHI® and the author of seven inspector guides.
||Scott Newcomer – Co-Founder & Marketing Instructor
Scott is the co-founder of the American Home Inspectors Training Institute. He is a member of the American Society of Home Inspectors and the National Association of Home Inspectors. His background includes owner and CEO of a national home inspection franchise and former owner of Newcomer’s Home Inspection Service Inc, which performed over 25,000 home inspections. Scott graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a B.S. in Construction Management.
||Ron Passaro – Senior Technical Instructor
Ron is the founder and President of Res-I-Tech, Inc.,
one of Connecticut’s oldest home inspection companies. He is also the founder
and first President of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI).
Mr. Passaro has appeared on numerous radio and national television
shows such as Good Morning America, CBS News, 48 Hours, American Journal,
NBC Dateline and HGTV. In December 2002 the Connecticut Association of Realtors
named him “Educator of the Year”. In April 2003 he received
a Public Service Award from the state of Connecticut.
||Bill Ross – Senior Technical Instructor
Bill is a long-time member of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI®),
California Real Estate Inspectors Association (CREIA), NAHI, IAEI, ICBO,
and is a Certified Environmental Inspector. Bill also served on the Board
of Directors for the National Association of Home Inspectors (NAHI).Bill
was the Director of Technical Training and Support for Amerispec, one of
the nation’s largest franchiser, for 10 years. He was the former
owner of Goldenwest Home Inspectors, which performed over 14,000 inspections.
He was also awarded the NAHI "Educator of the Year" in 2002 and
||Everett Rawlings – Senior
Everett is the founder of Federal Building Inspections,
which performed over
40,000 home inspections in North America, prior to being
Inspectech in 2002. He is a state licensed building contractor,
pest control operator and radon technician. Everett is
a member of the
National Association of Home Inspectors and currently serves
on the board.
He is also a member and past director of the American Society
Inspectors, and a member and past President of the Florida
||Jim Schumacher – Senior Technical Instructor
Jim is a member of the American Society of Home Inspectors. He is the Founder
of Done Right Home Inspections, which has performed thousands of home inspections.
He is also a certified EIFS, radon and mold inspector. The Peoria Association
of Realtors named him Inspector of the Year in 2003.Jim was the Maintenance
Director for Woodford County Housing Authority and has performed HUD & FHA
inspections. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Bloomington
Board of Realtors.
||Steve O’Donnell –Senior Technical Instructor
Steve has a long success record in the industry. He is the Co-founder of Newcomer's Inspection Services, which began in 1994. He is a certified Home Inspector in the State of Arizona and a Graduate of the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science degree. Steve has personally performed over 2,600 home inspections.
Lance Smith – Senior Technical Instructor
Lance is a 1999 graduate of AHIT and the Founder Greater Seattle Home Inspections. He is a Washington State licensed structural pest inspector and has performed over 2000 home inspections.
Joe Dudek – Senior Technical Instructor
Joe joined the AHIT Technical Training Team bringing to AHIT an in-depth level of experience in the construction area. He has been a project manager of US Home Corp., owner of a carpentry contracting company, owner of two (2) custom home building companies and is currently an owner of a successful home inspection company. Joe is very effective in communicating to his students real life experiences and how they apply to the home inspection industry.
Mike Williams – Senior Technical Instructor
Mike is the Founder of Y.P.C. Home Inspections of Amelia Island, Florida and has performed over two thousand home inspections. He is a 1999 graduate of AHIT and his son (Kyle, a 2004 AHIT Graduate) is taking the leading role in the family business. Mike graduated from the University Of Georgia in 1974 with B.A. in Business. He was selected as a Paul Harris Fellow by his local Rotary Club.
J.D. Fuller – Senior Technical Instructor - TREC # 4251
J.D. is the owner & operator of East Texas Home Inspection & Pest Control Services LLC. Currently serving the entire East Texas Area and is operating with 8 full time Inspectors, 1 part time Inspector and 3 full time pest control personnel. Jay started doing home inspections in 1996 and joined the Texas Association of Home Inspectors in 1998. He is currently the President of TAREI. He has served as 2007 VP of Education, 2005 VP of membership & 2003 Director of Chapter Development. He was awarded the Inspector of the year in 2003. He also serves on the Texas Pest Control Association Board of Director and is the President of the East Texas Chapter. He joined the AHIT Instructor Team in January of 2006. Jay resides in Palestine TX with his wife Gay. They have 4 kids and 5 grandchildren.
||John Coleman – Business Development Instructor
John is a business development and field instructor. His vast sales background,
including a successful home inspection business is an invaluable asset
to the Company. John is a graduate of the American Home Inspectors Training
Institute and an active member of the National Association of Home Inspectors
and the American Society of Home Inspectors. The Denver Association of
Realtors also named John “Inspector of the Year” in 2002
||Derik Pomaville – Business Development
Derik is a certified home inspector in the state of Arizona. An AHIT alumnus,
he has been performing home inspections since 1994. He is also a member of
the American Society of Home Inspectors. Derik also spent ten years in the
insurance industry where he developed and conducted training classes for
sales and marketing, Property and Casualty licensing and exam preparation,
and advanced management skills. Derik has also graduated and assisted in
conducting Dale Carnegie courses in Arizona and Texas.
||Paul Farrow – Business Development Instructor
Paul offers insight into the home inspection business during the hands-on
inspections. This insight comes from a successful home inspection company
that he has developed in Wisconsin. Paul is an AHIT graduate and member
of the Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors and the National Association
of Home Inspectors.
||Kerry Lancaster – Business Development
Kerry is a member of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) and is
a 1999 graduate of the American Home Inspectors Training Institute. He is owner
of High Mark Home Inspections, Inc., a thriving business operated in Jonesboro,
Georgia. He has conducted over 2,200 home inspections since opening his home
inspection business in August 1999. Kerry worked for a public utility company
for 36 years before starting his own business here
he was in marketing and sales. He facilitated continuing education between
contractors and distributors, as well as co-authored and taught an accredited
continuing education course for Realtors.
||Tina Louise Feldstein – Marketing Instructor
Tina is a Multi Million Dollar Producer for Coldwell Banker in Chicago, IL.
Her knowledge of the city real estate market and reputation for patience,
integrity, and good old-fashioned hard work keeps her in demand with Sellers,
First Time Buyers, and Investors. She also developed a new agent training
program to foster early success with new agents. Tina is a member of National
Association of Realtors and Chicago Association of Realtors. Tina was awarded
Rookie of the Year and is a member of the prestigious President’s
||Mary Beth Harrison - Marketing Instructor
Mary Beth has a knowledge of the Dallas Real Estate Market
that only a Dallas native can. This knowledge along with
unparalleled professionalism enable Mary Beth to be recognized
in the Dallas real estate industry as a top producer. Mary
Beth’s caring attitude and unique perspective allows
her to represent buyers and sellers in a very personal
||Dee Hester - Marketing Instructor
her 25 years in real estate, Dee has been helping people
fulfill their “American Dream” by
buying or selling a home. Dee is a licensed real estate
broker whose clients encompass the three-state area of
Washington DC as well as those retiring or investing
in the Florida Market. As a national trainer for a national
real estate franchise, Dee has taught from Rhode Island
to Key West, Florida. She has also taught marketing to
home inspectors and was a featured speaker at the 2004
Dee’s impressive credentials include: GRI (Graduate
of the Realtors Institute), Broker – Licensed in
VA, MD, DC and FL, Pre-Licensing Instructor for Moseley
Real Estate School, Continuing Ed instructor for Northern
VA Assn & Greater Capital Area Assn. of Realtors,
Graduate of Louisiana State University and Member of
the National and VA Association of Realtors.