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Richard Acree   (#1009)   

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Brentwood, TN
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ADA Inspections Nationwide, LLC
1251 Concord Hunt Drive

Brentwood, TN  

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EXPERIENCE*: (Some periods overlap due to some positions as part-time.)

November, 2017 - Present: Owner and Accessibility Compliance Inspector, ADA Inspections Nationwide, LLC, providing ADA/ABA/FHA accessibility inspections and expert witness services in accordance with modified protocol in ASTM E 2018, referencing the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design, Title II for State and Local Government Facilities, Title III for Public Accommodations and Commercial Facilities, ABA compliance for buildings or facilities that were designed, built, or altered with federal dollars or leased by federal agencies after August 12, 1968, and FHA compliance for new multi-family housing consisting of four or more dwelling units, excluding fire/smoke alarm systems and emergency light systems. In May 2019, added Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) services for residential accessibility.

September, 2005 – Present: Licensed Residential (Home) Inspector, State of Tennessee, Commercial Building Inspector, ADA Compliance Inspector, Certified Radon Measurement Technician, Certified Mold Assessment Technician, Expert Witness. Instructor for Continuing Education Course for Realtors and Home Inspectors. Blog author.

1984 – 1994, Civil Engineering Staff Officer in the Air Force Reserve, WA Air National Guard and MN Air National Guard. Duties included management of Civil Engineering Squadrons including up to 300 military and civilian personnel.

1982 – 1985. Marketing Manager, Conkey and Associates, Inc, Minneapolis, MN. Responsible for development, implementation and management of marketing program for this architectural and engineering firm. Prepared comprehensive marketing plan identifying goals, objectives, strategies and methods to market services to new and existing clients. Duties included writing a marketing plan, organizing and conducting marketing meetings, managing the marketing program, creating brochures, arranging and conducting sales calls, preparing project bids. RESULTS: Helped turn around a company that was losing revenue during an economic downturn. Revenue and staff numbers dramatically increased during my involvement, increasing success so that this company was bought by a larger multi-national firm seeking entry into the US market.

February 1981 – November 2011: Commerical Pilot, Northwest Airlines and Delta Airlines


Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of South Carolina, 1973;

Master of Science, Business Administration, Michigan Technological University, 1979.


ADA Coordinator (ADAC)

Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB)

Tennessee and North Carolina Registered Vendor/Supplier

Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS)

Home Inspector, State of Tennessee, ID Number 00000009

Commercial Building Inspector (CBI, Includes ADA Inspector)

Environmental Technician for Radon Measurement and Mold Assessor