Burgess Inspections, Inc. is a full-service commercial and home inspection company in central Virginia. With a 100 years of combined construction experience and 85-plus years of inspection experience, you can trust that we’ll provide the information to protect your best interests. When buying, selling, or leasing commercial or residential property, trust the experts at Burgess. Contact us today at (844) 804-9219 to schedule an appointment.
Meet the Experts
Scooter Burgess – Owner of Burgess Inspections
Scooter began his career as an electrician in 1974 and operated his own electrical contracting company for eight years. In 1992, he opened Burgess Inspections and has grown the business to become the largest locally-owned building inspection company in central Virginia. Between fishing, spending time with his family, and supporting his favorite college team The Richmond Spiders, Scooter’s free time is just as jam packed as his work life!
Tricia Kelly – CFO
Tricia has been with Burgess Inspections since 1997 and is in charge of our EIFS division. In addition, she is an integral part of the business side. She is married to Pat Kelly and loves her garden.
Bill Browne – Inspector
Bill grew up in the family construction and architectural business building custom homes in Florida. He’s been a residential inspector in the Charlottesville and Shenandoah Valley for the past five years and is a resident of Crozet, Virginia. Bill joined our team in 2016 and heads up or inspection efforts in the western part of the state. He is a 20 year Marine Corp. veteran.
Aaron Jamerson – Inspector
Aaron has been with Burgess Inspections since 2016 and is a very steady, knowledgeable inspector. He comes from a successful remodeling career and that’s where he got to know the ins and outs of inspections.
Marcus Stonestreet – Inspector
Marcus has been with the Burgess team since 2015. Prior to joining us, he was heavily involved with new home construction in the Richmond area. Marcus has become one of our most requested inspectors.
Scott Robbins – Inspector
Scott has been in the real estate industry since 2003 where he began his career as a real estate appraiser with Sinnen & Green. He began inspecting homes two years ago in the Tidewater marketplace, and currently heads up our inspection efforts in the eastern part of the state. A Virginia Beach native, Scott enjoys spending time with his wife, Stephanie, and two daughters.
Tim Smith – Inspector
Tim has been in the construction field for more than 35 years, and was the owner of a custom woodworking company in the New England area for 25 years. He moved to Powhatan in 2009 and later obtained his ACI Certification with ASHI. He is VA State Certified as a home inspector and has performed over 1,000 home inspections. In his pare time, Tim enjoys riding his motorcycle and spending time with his three grandchildren.
Bob Soderquist – Consultant
Bob has been a consultant for Burgess Inspections since 2015 and runs our commercial department. He is also in charge of our expansion plans. Bob is a huge outdoors person and loves biking and fishing.
Gala Kizzar – HR
Gala has been with us since 2016. She is well versed in business, especially the human resource side. She is married to Don and is a master gardener.
Mark Lavery – Inspector
Mark has been performing residential inspections since 1998. He joined our team in 2011 and has completed more than 2,000 inspections, specializing in historic renovations in the downtown Richmond area. Mark is equally proficient with newer homes, as well. He previously owned a set design and construction business.
Fred Pappendick – Inspector
Prior to joining Burgess Inspections in 1999, Fred worked as a Class A Contractor for more than 35 years, gaining invaluable experience in the home improvement industry. He’s certified in construction trades from Wor-Wic Tech College in Maryland where he also taught. Fred has completed over 4,000 inspections in the Richmond area.
Mark Worsham – Inspector
Mark joined the Burgess Inspection team in 2005 and has completed, to date, more than 3,500 residential and commercial inspections. Prior to joining Burgess, he worked as a contractor specializing in framing, siding, remodeling, and building additions. Mark has also worked as a project manager and estimator doing insurance restoration on water, storm, and fire damaged homes.
Red Worsham – Inspector
Red has completed over 2,000 inspections for The Burgess team since since joining us in 2012. Before joining Burgess, he worked in construction, specializing in insurance restoration and general contracting work. When he’s not flying in his spare time, Red enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter.
Mike Zuehlke – Inspector
Mike is going on his third year with Burgess Inspections, and average more than 500 residential inspections per year. He is also a Class A contractor with over 35 years in remodeling and new home construction. Mike is originally from Michigan and enjoys traveling with his wife and spending time with his grandchildren.
Kelly McKenney – Marketing Coordinator
Kelly has been with Burgess Inspections for three years and heads up our marketing division. She is married to Bubba, who is pilot in the national guard.
Why Choose Us?
Wondering why you should work with us? Here are just a few reasons:
- Provide reliable service
- Trained in the Carson Dunlop method
- Fully insured
- Maintain a top level of objectivity
- Continually update our knowledge
- Technically proficient
- Treat you as we would expect to be treated
- Provide an easy to read, detailed report
- Make ourselves available after the inspection for questions or concerns
- Promise you honesty and integrity
- Answer our phones
- Available for weekday and Saturday appointments
Ready to Get Started? Contact Our Team!
At Burgess Inspections, we believe in giving back to the Virginia community that gives to us. As such, we support The Greater Richmond ARC, an organization that provides a continuum of programs and services for individuals with developmental disabilities. We’re also affiliated with the Women’s Council of Realtors in Richmond and the Richmond Association of Realtors.
When you’re making an important decision about a property, don’t make it without us. Contact Burgess Inspections, Inc. at (844) 804-9219 to schedule a home or commercial inspection. Be sure to check out our helpful resources and read our reviews (A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau) for more information.