Alan Powell: Owner and lead inspector at Certified Moisture Testing, has over 17 years’ experience in Moisture Testing — both residential and commercial properties. Having been involved in thousands of moisture inspections and assessments, he’s considered a legal expert on moisture testing and moisture investigations. His mission is to educate the general public about understanding, preventing and detecting moisture intrusion in homes and other buildings. In Alan’s free time he enjoys flying, golfing, and continuing his education in the world of moisture. He is also an inventor with patents on moisture testing probes that even a homeowner can use.
Haley Hoefler: Our office guru, scheduling extraordinaire, tech team, magician, and sometimes even gets to play the role of counselor. When you call CMT you will more than likely get the pleasure of talking with Haley. From the beginning to the end of your experience with CMT, Haley will be there to happily answer any questions, or find the answer through her many connections. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her growing family of three (4 including their Bullmastiff Sheldon), snowmobiling, and riding 3 and 4-wheelers.
David Klein: Our workhorse at CMT, and doesn’t quit until the job is done. If you have the pleasure of meeting David during an inspection you will immediately feel in good hands. He came to CMT with years of construction experience, and has been an impeccable asset to CMT and our growing success. David takes great pride in the work he does, and exuberates a professional, positive attitude all the time (he always wears a smile)! In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife and children, and is also quite the handyman — he’s always building something!
Ali Swenson: Our office assistant. Her role is to help keep things running along smoothly, and efficiently. You may not have the pleasure of getting to speak with Ali, but her positive personality certainly does show. She always comes to work with a positive attitude, which we all know what a great asset that is to have in a team! In Ali’s free time she enjoys spending time with her fiancé and Great Dane Izzy, and the rest of her big family.
Darcy Nelson: An ambitious asset we are lucky to have at CMT. He came to CMT with a background in home inspections, and has been a great addition to growing all of our knowledge. Darcy is a hard worker, there is always positive feedback from clients saying what a great job he did during and after inspections to explain in layman’s terms his findings. In his spare time, Darcy enjoys spending time with his wife, and their five children and enjoys working out.
Mike Golaski: Our Blower Door Technician. He is here to help you to determine if there are any air leaks in your home, and how significant they are! Home energy efficiency is a big deal in our world today, and Mike is always learning and educating himself on new codes, and new scenarios! In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, as well as wrenching and racing snowmobiles!
Kathy Haglof: Our web and artwork design master! Her background is as an Art Director/Designer and can help any company breathe new life into their established brands or logos by providing design solutions that honor the traditions of the past while also adding a contemporary twist. In Kathy’s spare time she raises beautiful Italian Lagotto Romagnolo (Lah-gah’-to Ro-man-yo’-lo) puppies and rides horses. Visit LagottoLadyKennels.com
Certifications and training are important because using the correct tools to test in the right places is critical to accurately assessing a home’s condition. An accredited inspector follows protocols established by the certifying agencies to create a standard of practice that yields the most accurate results. Simply put, you want the best surgeon available to repair your broken leg, just as you want the most experienced, best trained technician inspecting your home.