The Inspection Plus Team

John Cordell, Founder

johnIn 2019, John was appointed by Governor Dewine to the first ever Ohio Home Inspectors Board and currently serves as the board’s president.

Inspection Plus has been in business serving buyers, sellers, and agents since 1991. Since that time we have performed over 55,000 home inspections and hundreds of commercial property inspections through the leadership of the owner, John Cordell. John is an experienced entrepreneur who also owns Advanced Radon Testing, the largest radon testing company in Ohio.

Inspection Plus has a great team that focuses on providing best in class service to our customers, with all of our inspectors being licensed by the Ohio Board of Home Inspectors.Three of our inspectors are licensed in the State of Kentucky.

  • Appointed first ever President of the State of Ohio’s Home Inspector Board
  • OH License #2019004230 expires on 8/2025
  • Society of Home Inspectors #249966 (ACI)
  • Licensed Kentucky Inspector (HI 2309)
  • Licensed Radon Technician (RT795)
  • Member of Ohio ASHI Board
  • Associate Member of the Cincinnati Board of Realtors.
  • Member of Northern Kentucky Board of Realtors
  • Member of KREIA (Kentucky Real Estate Inspectors Association)
  • Professional Association of Home Inspection Institute #1347
  • BBA University of Cincinnati
  • National Association of Certified Home Inspectors
  • Environmental Health, Radon and Radon Decay, University of Cincinnati

Don Crum

  • With Inspection Plus for 14+ years
  • Has been a Home Inspector for 17 years
  • Licensed Home Inspector in Ohio (License #2019006546 expires on 12/2025)
  • Licensed Home Inspector in Kentucky (License #166640)
  • Owned his own inspection firm for 3 years
  • General contractor 1997-2007
  • Ohio radon testing license #RT924
  • 20 years remodeling experience
  • Home inspector since 2004

Justin Knox

  • With Inspection Plus Since 2012
  • Licensed Ohio Home Inspector (License #2019006852, expires 1/2026)
  • Small business owner installing custom home theaters for over 10 years
  • Graduated Top of Class in ASHI School
  • Double Major Advertising & Organizational Leadership University of Cincinnati
  • With inspection plus since 2012

Patrick Naughton

  • With Inspection Plus Since 2012
  • Licensed Ohio Home Inspector (License #2019006612, expires 11/2025)
  • ASHI membership #252248
  • Six years’ experience in facilities management, building maintenance and upkeep
  • Graduated top of his class at ASHI School at Cincinnati State in June of 2012
  • Bachelor of Science from Western Michigan University 1993
  • With inspection plus since 2012

Bob Brand

  • With Inspection Plus Since 2017
  • Ohio Home Inspection (License #2019004450)
  • Ohio Radon Tester (License #RT1823)
  • Sewer Scope Inspector
  • Passed NHIE (National Home Inspector Exam)
  • Graduate of ASHI school
  • 25 Year Business Owner in Remodeling/General Contracting
  • 25 Year Electrician
  • 25 Year Plumber
  • U.C Associate of Applied Business
  • United States Navy Veteran

Nick Hayes

  • With Inspection Plus Since 2016
  • Licensed Ohio Home Inspector (License #2019995898 expires 10/2024)
  • Licensed Kentucky Home Inspector (License #168750 expires 3/2024)
  • OH/KY Termite License #Oh LPCO 150262
  • Certified for mold testing and inspections - CRMI 43994 expires 7/2024
  • Completed AHIT Institute certification program in Lexington, KY
  • Two years concrete foundation and framing experience
  • Two years window, siding and roofing sales experience
  • Bachelor of Business Administration degree