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Florida Building inspection Group

Residential, Commercial, 

New Construction inspections

 Central FL 813-409-3249

South West FL 239-310-0533

Raja Sikorski

Client Care Specialist

Raja loves helping people with any questions they have about the inspection process and keeping them calm in what can be a very stressful time in our clients live's. She has spent the majority of her career in a chiropractic office, gaining vast experience in areas such as great customer service and making sure clients are satisfied. While being an Office Manager is her primary job function during the day, Raja also enjoys time with her family and fur babies, reading at the beach, and baking.

Debbie Dunn
Office Manager

Debbie has over 20+ years in the mortgage industry and has worked in a variety of roles. She brings a vast array of knowledge and experience to the Florida Building Inspection Group and understands our clients’ needs and the urgency that is required to make a smooth process experience for the client. Her professional goal is to continue to make contributions to the team and help the company grow. Debbie is married and has two children and two grandchildren. She enjoys traveling, spending time with family, yoga and biking with her husband.

Dustie Amatangelo
VP of Business Development

Dustie has 25 years experience in marketing and sales. She has grown businesses and territories for multiple verticals to higher levels of success. She is innovative and an expert at relationship marketing. She is our driver. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family and traveling. She loves country music and just simply having fun.

Kelli Branscomb
Client Care Specialist

Kelli has over 20+ years in the financial industry and brings her experience with building relationships. Her goal working with the FBI Group is to continue building relationships and providing quality service to everyone that calls the office. Kelli is married and has one son. Kelli enjoys riding their Harley, enjoying the Florida sunshine and reading.

Erica Rodriguez
Client Care Specialist

Erica comes to the FBI Group experienced in working with people of all backgrounds and ages. With skills gained from working in restaurants, preschools, and churches, she is ready and eager to serve you with joy, care, and a smile. She grew up in a military family in Washington DC. area and has called Florida home since 2010. Her favorite things to do are playing volleyball, trying new restaurants, and spending time with her husband, family, and friends.

Lisa Braceland

Business Development Specialist

With over 25 years of real estate experience Lisa has a diversified knowledge of the real estate industry. She began her career with Keller Williams for 5 years and then obtained her broker license and moved over to a brokerage firm. Lisa had 10 years in real estate auction industry, representing big clients like FNMA, FHLMC, FHA and HUD. Lisa loves creating strong client relationships and flexing her negotiating skills. In her free time Lisa enjoys spending time with family, friends and her two labs. An avid golfer and boater Lisa ultimately enjoys making those around her happy.

DeAnne VanHaerents
Business Development Specialist

After teaching for almost 20 years DeAnne needed a change and found the world of Real Estate where she fell in love with the energy and the people. Always down to make new relationships DeAnne is looks forward to events and any time she can help someone with their inspection needs. Outside of work DeAnne loves the water and paddle boarding and enjoys her snowboarding trips with her two kids.

Tom Frey

Owner/CEO • General Contractor CGC 1518907• Engineer (BSME)

Tom Frey is a Licensed General Contractor and holds a Mechanical Engineering Degree. With over 15 years of experience in the construction industry, Tom brings his extensive knowledge of new construction and engineering to the home inspection business. He understands and can explain the dynamics of normal wear-and-tear versus structural damage and can evaluate the level of severity instead of merely making a checklist of damages. You can be confident that Tom has the knowledge to train a team of inspectors who will provide needed advice during your potential home purchase.

Travis Manning
Inspector, CPI | Team Lead | Commercial Lead | Radon Technician | Drone Certified

Travis got his start as a home inspector in Iowa, while working as a Realtor. With 15 years experience in retail management he values the practice of customer satisfaction. Travis loves to be on the boat with his family catching fish and enjoying the water!

Jared Hyers
Inspector, CPI | Team Lead | Drone Certified | Mold Assessor | Radon Technician | New Construction

Jared has spent years as a quality control specialist in various industries. Jared’s time as a quality control specialist and supervisor has proved useful as a home inspector. Jared loves to walk roofs and get into those hard to reach spaces. He loves to spend time with his wife and three kids; he also loves to rock climb, wake boarding and playing music.

Brian Smith
Inspector, CPI | Trainer | New Construction

Brian comes to us with 25 years in the construction field. He has an extensive background in assessing and managing rehab projects. Brian, past he has been the superintendent for a nationwide investment company, whose focus was rehabbing homes for rent or resale. He was fascinated by the home inspection industry and got licensed in 2011. He is the longest standing home inspector in our company. Brian loves spending time with his family doing anything on the water/boating.


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Jonathan Smith
Inspector, CPI | New Construction | Drone certified | Radon Technician

With nearly 18 years in the construction and home services industry, Jonathan is sure to go the distance when inspecting your home. Starting off as a laborer and moving all the way up to Service Manager and Custom Builder, Jonathan has a passion for understanding not only what it going on in a home, but also why something the way that it is. Jonathan is married to the love of his life; a woman that he says, still makes his heart skip a beat daily, and they have an amazing son, and a German Shorthair Pointer who keeps them on their toes.

Donatello Verardi
Tri-Lingual (German, Italian and English) | Drone Certified

Donatello moved here in 2018 with his wife and children from Germany. He is fluent in 3 languages ( German, Italian and English). In Germany, Donatello worked in a construction company that belonged to his wife's family. Meanwhile, in Florida, Donatello learned the Home Inspection profession from his Mentor and Master Home Inspector Hugo Lintner and Tom Frey. Donatello stand for quality and accuracy and loves what he does.

Matea Pearson-Moore
Inspector, CPI | Drone Certified

As a transplant from Idaho to Florida Matea is loving the sunshine state. With a background in restoration and growing up on an actual farm has given her a great work ethic. Always willing to work hard and go the extra mile and while never afraid of a challenge Matea is really excited to help people in one of the biggest decisions of their lives. Outside of work Matea enjoys traveling, sports, and anything outdoors.

Pete Nelson
Inspector | Drone Certified

Pete is an excellent addition to the FBI Group. Located in the Sarasota area he is all about family, music, and giving back to those around him. His cool demeanor will put anyone at ease. As a transplant from Chicago he is much better suited to the Florida Life and wants to help others find their slice of paradise. 

John Shanafelt
Inspector, CPI | Drone Certified

John worked as his own contractor and laborer when he built is own home in Michigan 20 years ago. Since then, he has bought, renovated and sold properties, worked in sales and logistics and moved to Florida. He’s brought with him his Mid-Western values and a work ethic that places emphasis on customer satisfaction. John enjoys spending time with family and friends, being on the ocean and restoring furniture.

Jeff Benfield
Inspector, CPI | Drone Certified

Jeff worked in the home building industry for Over 30 years. Starting with remodeling and then moving into new construction hands on. Jeff worked his way into managing all phases of the building process, where he spent 20 years managing and making sure the quality of the homes was at the highest levels possible. Moving to Florida in 2021 Jeff wanted to expand his career into the inspection side of the industry. As a licensed inspector, Jeff strives to ensure quality and accuracy in his position at the Florida Building Inspection Group.  

Shane Raburn
Inspector, CPI | Team Lead | WDO Certified Operator | Radon Technician | Drone Certified | New Construction

Shane has spent his entire career in the service industry. He owned and operated a pest control business and also a small construction company. He really enjoys working with people and helping them with the home buying process. He loves his family, his faith, sports, music and movies.