MEET OUR TEAM
Floyd Gibbs - Owner/Senior Inspector
Floyd is the founder and co-owner of Quality Home Inspections. He started the business in 1999 as a home inspector after selling his construction business. Floyd has propelled the company into one of the largest family owned and operated home inspection companies in Southeast Virginia. Floyd has an extensive resume which includes, but not limited to, being a Certified Master Inspector, State certified home inspector in Virginia, State licensed home inspector in North Carolina , a South Carolina State licensed inspector, and a Class “A” contractor in residential and commercial building in Virginia. He is also a certified teacher of continuing education in North Carolina with classes that hold copyright privileges. He is often used as an expert witness in the State of Virginia and North Carolina in multiple municipalities. Throughout his career he has performed over 18,000 inspections and has personally trained all of the inspectors on his team. 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 expertise. 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 his field.
Sandra Gibbs - Owner/CEO
Sandra is a co-owner of Quality Home Inspections and the CEO. She has 20 years’ experience as a former lending officer and Assistant Vice President of a financial institution in the Hampton Roads area. Her knowledge in the lending arena allows her to understand the complexities with purchasing a home. Sandra has completed many home inspector courses and participates in continued education in order to stay abreast of the ever-changing industry. She plays an active role in the training and development of the office staff, as well as the inspectors, to ensure superior customer service and the expertise you deserve.
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.
Emerson White - Inspector