Work History

Work History
Apr 2005 - Present

CEO

NoticeWare Corporation

As the only employee and sole software developer, I handle every aspect of running a small company; including product development, end user support, accounting and marketing.

NoticeWare Corporation currently provides On-Site Reporting Software to professional Inspectors.

Jan 2010 - Feb 2013

Home Inspector

ProperLook, Inc.

As a sole proprietor of my own Home Inspection company, I performed Home Inspections in Ancaster, Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, Dundas, Stoney Creek, Flambourgh, Glanbrook, Mount Hope, Brantford, Simcoe and surrounding areas.

My 30+ years experience with renovations and construction provided a great background to my Home Inspection training. I gained experience in inspecting country properties and farms, wells and septic systems. As a farmer for 10 years, I am very familiar with country living's unique challenges.

I am a fully qualified, licensed Septic System Installer / Inspector: BCIN: 41165

I am a Certified Home Inspector by the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors

Jan 1997 - Apr 2005

CEO

True North Software, Inc.

True North Software’s primary product was the Internet Anywhere Email Server. Employing a staff of 6, True North Software also developed custom web sites and online catalogs in addition to other consumer software products.

1996 - 1997

Senior Software Developer

Mortice Kern Systems, Inc.

Senior Software developer responsible for integrating MKS source control into 3rd party platforms, particularly Microsoft’s Visual Studio.

Education

Education
1984 - 1987

Computer Systems Programming

Mohawk College

Certifications

Certifications

Certified Home Inspector

International Association of Certified Home Inspectors

Professional Organizations

I am a member of the following organizations:

International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI)

Ontario Onsite Wastewater Association (OOWA)

Ontario Ground Water Association (OGWA)

Job Related Education

InterNACHI Courses:

How to Inspect Septic Systems, How to Inspect the Exterior, Attic, Insulation, Ventilation and Interior, Inspecting HVAC Systems, How to Inspect for Moisture Intrusion, Residential Plumbing Overview, Structural Issues for Home Inspectors, Customer Service and Communication, Deck Inspections, Roof Inspection, How to Perform Residential Electrical Inspections, Introduction to InterNACHI's Residential SOP, Safe Practices for the Home Inspector, 25 Standards Every Inspector Should Know, How to Inspect Pools and Spas

Other Courses:

Inspection and Evaluation of On-site Wastewater Systems,Ontario Building Code On-Site Sewage Systems Installer/Inspector Certification Course

OAHI - Defect Recognition and Reporting Course, Ontario Building Code Part 9 - Health & Safety

Mohawk College - Electrical Inspection, Structural Inspection, Heating Inspection

AHIT - 7 Day Complete Home Inspection Master Course