Our Inspectors

Inspection Services Northwest has a team of full-time inspectors who have performed thousands of inspections throughout the Puget Sound region. All team members have been fully trained by Wade Pennington to his unique, rigorous standards.

Wade Pennington: Owner & Inspection Consultant

Wade comes from a 10 year background in real estate. His experience as an agent has led to his intimate knowledge of the housing industry and success as an inspection business owner. With over 20 years of inspection experience, Wade is a foremost leader in the industry. To provide the best in customer service, Wade is available for questions and concerns for all ISN inspections.

Jeff Longaker: Lead Residential Inspector

Jeff owned and managed a successful building material company for 20 years before transitioning to the building inspection field. He has completed training in all construction fields and is a graduate of the Building Inspection Training Program. Jeff has attained the highest level of certification from the American Society of Home Inspectors, is a member of the Washington State Licensed Home Inspectors, and is a Washington State Certified Structural Pest Control Inspector.

Dan Short: Inspector

Dan joined the Inspection Services Northwest team after running his own successful construction business for approximately 20 years. Dan's in depth knowledge of construction practices has been an invaluable skill set when completing construction defect analysis. Dan has attained the highest level of certification from the American Society of Home Inspectors, is a member of the Washington State Licensed Home Inspectors, and is a Washington State Certified Structural Pest Control Inspector.

Joe Gerardi: Inspector

Joe joined the ISN team after retiring from thirty years of military and commercial aviation. During this time he was also actively involved in home construction and building houses. With his construction background, it led to his desire to become a home inspector. Joe is a certified WA state home inspector and Structural Pest Inspector.

Brian Allemand: Inspector

Brain joined the ISN inspection team after running his own inspection company for ten years. Brains's experience in the construction industry led to his interest in the building inspection industry. After graduating from an extensive four year carpenter's apprenticeship program, Brain spent 13 years as a journeyman carpenter and two years as the owner of a home remodeling business before transitioning into the inspection field.

Matt Stewart: Inspector

Matt draws from a career spanning 26 years in the construction industry which started in the summer of 1984 when he helped his contractor father to build the family home at age 14. By 23 Matt was a foreman of the Soto-McNett company which built architecturally designed homes in the Skagit Valley area during the 1990's.