Inspector Bios

Patrick Fitch

  • AA Degree from Crafton Hills College, Yucaipa, CA
  • 30 years of experience in construction industry
  • Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, State of Hawaii
  • General contractor and builder in California, Hawaii, and New Mexico
  • Member of the American Society Home Inspectors #253164
  • Certified Residential Thermographer #201601231607
  •  New Mexico State Home Inspector License – HI 10083

Alex Valenzuela

  • 30 years of experience in construction industry – licensed contractor 15+ years
  •  Inspected residental & commercial buildings for 15 years – 5000+ inspections performed
  • American Society of Home Inspectors Member #251164
  •  New Mexico State Home Inspector License – HI 0172

Alohi Van Loon

  • Associates degree Santa Fe Community College
  • Associate Member American Society of Home Inspectors #266938
  • 20+ years in construction trades – plumbing, electrical, & framing
  • New Mexico State Home Inspector License – HI 10037

Ralph Pattelena

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering – Cornell University
  • Masters Degree in Business Administration – Cornell University
  • Over 30 years experience in the construction industry
  • Past recipient of the Santa Fe Assoc of Realtors Affiliate of the Year Award
  • Member of American Society of Home Inspectors #099704
  • National Radon Safety Board Measurement Certification #NRSB 130SS
  • Certificate Level I Thermographer
  • Certificate Specialist – Infrared Residential Inspection

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Steve Pattelena

  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics College of Santa Fe
  • Passed the New Mexico Electricians Licensing Exam
  • Over 15 years experience performing inspection
  • Member of American Society of Home Inspectors #204772
  • National Environmental Health Association Radon Certificate #103077RT

In April 2012 Steve suffered spinal cord injuries.  He no longer works in the field and manages the office & inspectors.