Our Experience

Experience and Education make the Difference...

Inspector Lonnie has over 25 years with hands-on experience in all phases of residential and commercial construction from foundation to finish, from homes built in the first half of the 19th century with lath and plaster to the refined custom homes of today.  He has also worked in the Construction field as a Certified Journeyman Carpenter for numerous residential and commercial construction companies to include Nabholz Client Services, Baldwin and Shell, CDI, to name a few.

Lonnie possesses a Bachelor's of Science in a construction related Engineering Degree from the University of Arkansas and was a Project Manager and Department Head for a local Architectural firm for many years before taking on a different career path as owner and operator of several Handyman and Home Improvement companies.  Lonnie is a Board Certified Master Inspector. 

In his early career, prior to hands on construction and Building Sciences, Lonnie worked in the Manufacturing Aerospace and Department of Defense Satellite Communications industries as a Program Manager.  Hence, was born his now ingrained need for thoroughness and generating a quality product.

Lonnie has also proudly served our country in the Armed Forces with both the United States Navy and Marines.  He served as a body guard to the Command Chaplain during field operations.

Lonnie has the knowledge, experience, and expertise you need in conducting your next home or building inspection.  We assure you our services shall be an educational and worthy experience for you.

The company name "Above All Else..." came about as a result of Proverbs 4:23, which is only one of many readings Inspector Lonnie favors for his approach to daily living.

"Excellence and Integrity Are Never an Accident....

  • Licensed Home Inspector State of Arkansas, License #HI-1724
  • Board Certified Master Inspector #14041428
  • Home Improvement Specialist Arkansas - Contractor License #032642119

  • International Association of Certified Home Inspectors NACHI #14041428

  • International Association of Certified Indoor Air Consultants Cert. # IAC2-03-5052

  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock Construction Management Alumni, BSCM

  • National University, San Diego CA , BBA Operations Mgmt.
  • Graduate degree from Colorado Tech University, EMBA

  • Licensed Journeyman Carpenter- Certified by the Associated General Contractors and Arkansas Department of Labor
  • ICA2 Certified Mold and Radon Inspector
  • Past Member of National Association of Home Builders
  • Advanced InterNACHI Electrical Inspector
  • Owen Cornings Certified Roof Data Technician/Inspector
  • Member of International Code Council (ICC)