MEET OUR TEAM
Floyd Gibbs - Owner/Certified Master Inspector/Home Inspection Instructor
Floyd is the founder and co-owner of Quality Home Inspections. He established Quality Home in 1999, after he decided to sell his construction business and focus on helping families that are buying and selling homes. His extensive resume includes, but is not limited to, being a Certified Master Inspector, State licensed inspector for Residential homes, New Residential Construction, Commercial properties Inspector, and Certified trainer of Home Inspections in Virginia, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, West Virginia, Arkansas, and Kentucky. Floyd is an instructor for Inspection Certification Associates throughout the US, providing in depth training to individuals who want to become a home inspector. In addition, he also provides continuing education and field training to inspectors as well as provides continuing education to real estate agents, home inspectors and contractors. As a Class “A” contractor in Virginia, his extensive knowledge in construction is invaluable to the inspection process. He is often an expert witness and consultant for the court systems in multiple states and municipalities.
Floyd has propelled Quality Home Inspections to the top family owned and operated home inspection company in Southeastern Virginia and the Carolinas. Throughout his career he has performed over 21,000 inspections and personally trains all of our companies’ team of inspectors. Regardless of who is assigned to your inspection, you can rest assured you will be treated with the same level of customer satisfaction and knowledge that Floyd provides with his experience. His experience in state of the art housing technologies, building materials, indoor air quality, commercial buildings and other specialty inspections are just a fraction of what makes him the best in this field.
Sandra Gibbs - Owner/CEO
Sandra is the co-owner and the CEO of Quality Home Inspections. She has 20 years’ experience as a former lending officer and Assistant Vice President of a financial institution in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. Her knowledge in the lending arena allows her to understand the complexities of a home purchase, timeline constraints and the importance of a home inspection in relation to the process.
In addition to her responsibilities within Quality Home Inspections, she is also the co-founder/co-owner of F & S Educational Services and Home Inspector Advanced Technology Training (H.I.A.T.T.) where she performs field training and continued education for home inspectors. Sandra’s passion for the home inspection industry allows her to be a top trainer for F & S Educational Services, H.I.A.T.T. and Inspection Certification Associates. She shares her knowledge in the areas of marketing, business strategies, classroom training and field training to ensure the students gain the skills they need to succeed. She also plays an active role in staff development within Quality Home Inspections expanding the knowledge of the inspectors, as well as the office support staff, to ensure they are kept abreast of the ever-changing industry. The training she provides to our staff helps to ensure we maintain the highest level of knowledge and expertise for our clients expect.
Clint Laney - Director, Field Operations/Inspector
Clint has an extensive background in electrical, roofing, and residential structural design. He is highly skilled in the industry standards of practice and is a natural educator. He is certified in mold, thermal imaging, commercial inspectons, asbestos, and wood destroying organisms. He is also bilingual, helping our Spanish speaking clients understand their perspective home. Clint holds a Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering, a Bachelors of Science in Leadership and Organizational Management, and a Masters of Education. His thoroughness and attention to detail ensures that every customer knows their perspective home inside and out.
Lori Topping - Chief Administrative Officer
Lori is the Chief Administrative Officer for Quality Home Inspections. She has taken numerous home inspection courses; which gives her the additional knowledge to provide informative and consistent information to our clients and realtors alike. With over 20 years of customer service, data entry skills and her experience in the industry, Lori is able to provide the best possible customer experience.
Gene Deitz - Inspector
Gene started with Quality Home Inspections through our apprentice program with Floyd Gibbs. He has an extensive background in construction with a focus on structural and exterior coverings. He enjoys educating the clients about their perspective home and is happy to answer any questions. His attention to detail is unparalleled.
Jim Douglass - Inspector
Jim is a Class C Building Contractor as well as a Certified Home Inspector. He is well-versed in creative problem solving, and the application of industry standards of practice. He also has an EPA Lead Safe Renovator certification, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology. Jim is able to provide a thorough and complete inspection while easing your concerns of the unknown that come with home buying.
Steve Friddle - Inspector
Steve is proficient in roofing and construction of the interior and exterior of a home. As a former HUD Inspector, he loves the opportunity to help and serve our clients and give them a thorough picture of their new home. Steve also has experience in the home rennovation and remodeling business. Steve is invested in the best interests of the client, allowing them to have the information they need to turn a house into a home for their family.
Pete Pappas - Inspector
Pete works with Quality Home Inspections performing residential, specialty, and commercial inspections. He is a licensed home inspector in NC, SC and VA specializing in New Residential Construction, Radon and Mold. With over 20 years of experience in residential and commercial repairs, he has a wealth of knowledge to assist you with all aspects of your home. In addition to inspecting, he also assists inspectors with field training in NC and VA. Pete is a native of Charlotte, NC and has family ties to the Hampton Roads area of VA. When Pete finishes with your inspection, you will know everything about your new home! He loves educating his clients about their new home and is always willing to answer any of your questions.
Hunter Griggs - Inspector
Hunter comes to Quality Home Inspections with experience as a residential inspector as well as being an inspector in the oil refinery and chemical plant industry. With his knowledge in those industries, his attention to detail is paramount. Although we like our customers to be present for their inspection, if you can’t attend the inspection his reports are so comprehensive you will feel like you were there every step of the way. With those standards in place, Hunter takes every opportunity to expand his knowledge base through continued education courses and advanced training whenever possible. He has been personally trained by Floyd & Sandra Gibbs, the owners of Quality Home Inspections, trainers for Home Inspector Advance Training and Technology (H.I.A.T.T) and Inspection Certification Associates.
Melody Griffey - Marketing Director
Melody joined Quality Home Inspections in 2018 as the Marketing Director. She is an Alumni of Old Dominion University where she received her BS degree. Melody works closely with our staff to bring our clients valuable information to help them understand various components of their home. She provides daily and weekly tips on social media platforms so followers can better understand aspects of their home and get answers to questions they may have. Melody also works closely with the scheduling department to confirm appointments as well as supports the staff and administration of Quality Home Inspections to ensure the best customer experience possible. She is always willing to answer customer inquiries through our website, social media, and emails to provide expedited responses to our customers.