Lead Kaplan Instructor, Code Certified
Shannon is President of Rainbow Home Inspections, Inc. and has been performing residential inspections in the metro Atlanta areas since 1998. Most of Shannon’s success has been from his innovative reporting methods, marketing techniques and continuing educational programs. Some of his past back ground, which helped him make the decision to become a home inspector was while growing up in North Alabama Shannon assisted his grandfather who had a small contracting business that built custom homes. Due to the quality of the construction many of these homes appear still structurally sound today. Prior to moving to Georgia in 1979, Shannon spent 13 ½ years with Lamont Doherty Geological Observatory of Columbia University as a technician and research engineer building structures for seismic sites in 54 countries around the world. The last three years while with Lamont, construction took place in Alaska, Chiang Mai Thailand, Charter Towers Australia, Elat Israel, Kongsberg Norway, and New York State. Shannon is a member of or holds certifications in or certificates in the following: Building Officials and Code Administrators International(BOCA), Exterior Design Institute(EDI), Southern Building Code Congress International(SBCCI), International Code Council(ICC), Mold & Healthy Home, National Radon Proficiency Program(NRPP) as a residential Measurement Provider, Mold Surveying and Sampling, and Thermography Building Science. Shannon presently is a member of many of the local real estate associations as an affiliate. Member of ASHI National, a COR Member for ASHI Georgia, past vice-president and co-chair for the membership of ASHI Georgia, and 2004-2006 president of ASHI Georgia. Shannon started with Kaplan as an contract instructor in October 2003. Besides being the lead instructor for courses offered thru Kaplan Professional Schools at both the Atlanta and Tennessee locations, he also instructs at many of the other locations as well.
Kaplan Instructor, Code Certified
and built Atlanta Home Inspectors to a three-person team, providing all
home inspection needs. For the real estate industry, he is certified by
the state of Georgia to conduct two accredited three-hour continuing education
courses pertaining to home inspections. Patrick has a Thirty-three year
sales and marketing background in the consumer industry. Educated at Ball
State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration.
He has certifications with: American Society of Home Inspectors, Board
Member of A.S.H.I. Georgia Chapter, International Residential Code, Exterior
Design Institute, Moisture Warranty Certification, Environmental Solutions
Associations Certified for 200 and 300 Level Advanced Training, I.T.A.
New Construction Course Certification, B.T.S. Labs Mold and Healthy Home
Training, Southern Building Code Congress International.
is the owner of RCI Services, a home inspection firm serving the greater
Nashville area. He has been performing inspections in the Middle Tennessee
area since 1997. Ray trained at Kaplans Enhanced Residential course
in Southern California. His prior experience includes over 30 years in all phases
of commercial and residential construction including international construction
work. He has significant experience working with Underwriters Laboratory
on UL system designs and was instrumental in implementing the Interpolation
Clause. Ray is an ASHI member and currently serves as secretary of the
Mid-Tennessee ASHI Chapter. He is affiliated with Kaplans Nashville
Kaplan Instructor, Code Certified
Rick is the
owner of Rick Rogers Home Inspection Services and has been inspecting
residential properties since 1992 in north Georgia and metro Atlanta.
He has inspected over 4000 homes during this time. Prior to entering the
home inspection field, Rick had over 20 years of previous construction
experience. He was a Florida Licensed General Contractor, a Warranty Service
Manager for a national homebuilder and has done building construction
and home repairs in three states: Florida, Colorado and Georgia. Rick
has been featured on local television news consumer report segments, been
quoted in articles for The Atlanta-Journal Constitution and the Atlanta
Business Chronicle, and has been called to testify as an expert witness
in arbitration and litigation proceedings. Rick has been a member of the
American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) since 1994 and has been President
of the Southeast Chapter as well as a member of the Council of Representatives
for ASHI National. He is also a member of Georgia Association of Home
Inspectors (GAHI) and Metro Atlanta Inspectors Association (MAIA), and
ICC International Residential Code certified as a Residential Combination
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