How often do you work with Realtors?
On average three times a week
What is the best part about working with Realtors?
Educating them about the building as well as the clients
What is the craziest thing you ever encountered while performing an inspection?
I found an electrical sub-panel directly behind a sink drain line
Where did you grow up?
In West-Central Illinois
What is your favorite free-time activity?
Playing with my six-year-old daughter
What do you do to relax when you’re stressed?
Build model airplanes
If you weren’t an inspector, what would you be?
I would be a handyman
If you could have lunch with a well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why?
William Shakespeare, and I would ask him about his plays and theatre
What is the most difficult aspect of your job?
Finding more work
What is an important tool every inspector should have?
Where do you go to network and meet new clients?
I send short notes to my favorite agents
What has been your greatest accomplishment?
My play, “Visiting the Lincolns,” which has been running for 15 years
What was the last good movie you saw or book you read?
“How To Tame Your Dragon”
What is your favorite restaurant?
The Candlelite on Western Ave.
Blackberry, iPhone or paper?
What is your favorite city after Chicago?
In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry?
Never pretend to know more than you really do.