Qualifications of Inspectors

Axelrad & Associates Home Inspections

4101 Cleveland Place, Metairie, LA

504-799-9401

Inspectors and Staff

Tom Axelrad, CCIM, CMI, CPI
– Managing Partner and Inspector

  

504-799-9401   email: taxelrad@gmail.com

  • Licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Home Inspectors, Licensed Home Inspector No. 10518
  • Member of the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors (NACHI), No. 6091498
  • Certified Master Inspector (NACHI)
  • Certificate of Achievement, National Home Inspector Examination
  • Graduate of The Donaldson Real Estate School Home Inspection Program
  • Certified Commercial and Investment Member of the Realtors National Institute (CCIM) No. 833
  • Residential Inspector Member, The Foundation of Real Estate Appraisers (FREA)
  • Member, Louisiana Foresters Association
  • BA Degree, Economics, University of Texas
  • Real Estate Broker and Property Manager for over 40 years
  • Former Real Estate Trust Officer, Hibernia National Bank
  • Former Real Estate Property Manager, Tulane University
  • Inspected over 5,000 homes and commercial properties since 2005.

 

 Beau Tanner, CPI – Partner and Inspector

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225-931-0005    email: beau.tanner4@gmail.com

  • Licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Home Inspectors, Licensed Home Inspector No. 10804
  • Member of the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors (NACHI), No. 13022120
  • Certified Professional Inspector (NACHI)
  • Certificate of Achievement, National Home Inspector Examination
  • Graduate of The Donaldson Real Estate School Home Inspection Program
  • BS Degree, Business Management, American Public University
  • Former Commercial Real Estate Agent, Keller Williams Commercial, Baton Rouge, LA

Charles Axelrad, CPI – Partner and Inspector

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504-813-9352  email: charles.axelrad.work@gmail.com

  • Licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Home Inspectors, Licensed Home Inspector No. 10822
  • Member of the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors (NACHI), No. 14031703
  • Certified Professional Inspector (NACHI)
  • Certificate of Achievement, National Home Inspector Examination
  • Graduate of The Donaldson Real Estate School Home Inspection Program
  • Associate Degree, Delgado Community College, Culinary Arts
  • Attended Louisiana State University 2006-9, General Studies
  • Former employee, Compass Group USA, Food Service Management and Support Services
  • Former employee, Ace Hardware, Customer Service and Product Maintenance

Jason Pepitone, CPI – Associate and Inspector

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504-202-5712   email: jspepitone426@yahoo.com

  • Licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Home Inspectors, Licensed Home Inspector No. 10841
  • Member of the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors (NACHI), No. 13110806
  • Certified Professional Inspector (NACHI)
  • Certificate of Achievement, National Home Inspector Examination
  • Graduate of National Association of Certified Home Inspectors Training Program
  • Attended  Southeastern Louisiana University 2001- 2004, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Certified Mold Inspector, International Assoc. of Certified Indoor Air Consultants (IAC2) No.03-2525
  • Formerly with LA office of Homeland Security and Sela Corporation, Demolition Specialist and Construction
  • Residential Real Estate Appraiser
  • Firefighter, City of Kenner 2010-present
  • Owner of Safeguard Inspection Services

Christopher Thacker, CPI – Associate and Inspector

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504-250-4294   email: christopherthacker@me.com

  • Licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Home Inspectors, Licensed Home Inspector No. 10913
  • Member of the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors (NACHI), No. 16010622
  • Certified Professional Inspector (NACHI)
  • Certificate of Achievement, National Home Inspector Examination
  • Graduate of National Association of Certified Home Inspectors Training Program
  • Facilities Maintenance, NSA Tracking Station, Bermuda, 995-1999
  • BFA, Guilford College, 1999
  • BA, Media Arts and Graphic Design, Tulane University, 2004
  • Former Managing Editor/Art Director, Where Y’at Magazine, 2004-2009
  • Art Director/Production Designer – Mid City Bayou Boogaloo, 2009-present
  • Renovated or repaired over 25 homes across New Orleans, 2003-present

Matthew Del Buono, CPI – Associate and Inspector

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504-858-0275   email: mjdelbuo@gmail.com

  • Licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Home Inspectors, Licensed Home Inspector No. 10926
  • Member of the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors (NACHI), No. 13110806
  • Certified Professional Inspector (NACHI)
  • Certificate of Achievement, National Home Inspector Examination
  • Graduate of National Association of Certified Home Inspectors Training Program
  • BA, History, Loyola University New Orleans, Magna Cum Laude
  • Purchasing Agent, Loyola University 2007-2011
  • Audubon Institute, 2007-20011
  • LSU Fire and Emergency Training Institute, Academy Graduate
  • National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
  • IFSAC Certified, Fire Fighter, Officer, Instructor, Fire Investigator, Inspector and Safety Officer
  • FEMA Incident Command System
  • Firefighter, St. Tammany Parish, District 1 2012-present

Emily Beyer, CPI – Associate and Inspector

Emily Beyer        

610-360-4551   email:  embeyer@gmail.com

  • Licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Home Inspectors, Licensed Home Inspector No. 10970
  • Member of the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors (NACHI), No. 15081841
  • Certified Professional Inspector (NACHI)
  • Certificate of Achievement, National Home Inspector Examination
  • Graduate of National Association of Certified Home Inspectors Training Program
  • BA, English Literature, University of Pittsburgh, 2008
  • Construction crew member, Project Homecoming, New Orleans, LA 2014-16
  • Americorps –  Construction Site Supervisor
  • The St. Bernard Project, New Orleans – Construction Site Supervisor and Trainer
  • Aided in various Diaster Relief projects, Hurricane Sandy, New York and New Jersey, 2012-14

Joe Mann, CPI –  Associate and Inspector

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985-705-3305    email: jsmannsr@outlook.com

  • Licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Home Inspectors, Licensed Home Inspector No. 10810
  • Member of the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors (NACHI), No. 12113005
  • Certified Professional Inspector (NACHI)
  • Certificate of Achievement, National Home Inspector Examination
  • Graduate of National Association of Certified Home Inspectors Training Program
  • BS Degree, Management, Louisiana State University
  • General Manager for 100 seat call center operation for 36 years
  • Former Commercial Real Estate Agent, Waguespack-Pratt, New Orleans, LA
  • Former Bank Manager, Hibernia National Bank

Gabrielle LeBlanc, CPI – Associate and Inspector

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504-234-9609   email:  gabrielle_leblanc@me.com

  • Licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Home Inspectors, Licensed Home Inspector No. 10833
  • Member of the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors (NACHI), No. 12071110
  • Certified Professional Inspector (NACHI)
  • Certificate of Achievement, National Home Inspector Examination
  • Graduate of National Association of Certified Home Inspectors Training Program
  • Attended Louisiana State University at Eunice 2006,  Southeastern Louisiana University 2008
  • ISSA Certified Personal Trainer, CPR/AED Certified
  • Formerly with AmeriCorps as an Assistant Carpenter, various construction projects
  • Business owner, Ardour Personal Training, LLC
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