Meet Our Team

Since 1980, Home Buyers Protection Company has been helping residents throughout the greater Omaha area buy homes with confidence through home inspections. Based in Omaha, NE, our team of inspectors are all ASHI® certified, have passed the National Home Inspector Exam®, and receive ongoing training. From our office to each home or office building, we’re committed to providing the best services to our clients.

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The Home Buyers Protection Company Team

Jim and Cher Stenger

Jim and Cher Stenger

Jim is the President of HBP and is an ASHI®  Associate Member. He has over 27 years of sales, marketing, and management experience in various fields. He also worked for a wholesale distributor in the plumbing and PVF industry.

Cher is the Vice President and Director of Marketing at HBP. Her background includes Sales, Marketing and Management in the communications industry.

Patrick Casey

Patrick Casey

Patrick brings his extensive experience as a master carpenter, project manager, and remodeling contractor in home and small commercial construction to HBP. He, along with wife Chérie, founded the company in 1980 and retired in 2016.  Patrick served as the national president of ASHI® in 1997 and co-founded the local ASHI® chapter. Patrick continues to work part-time as an inspector for HBP.

Paul Gaskin

Paul Gaskin

Paul is a Fremont native and prior service Army Veteran. He is ASHI® Certified and brings a lifetime of roofing and light construction experience to the HBP team.

Mike Frerichs

Mike Frerichs

Mike is an ASHI® Certified inspector who has been involved in the home inspection business for over 6 years.  Mike’s background was largely spent in Information Technology.  Mike also specializes in MOLD testing and performs majority of HBP’s Mold Inspections.

Bret Petersen

Bret Petersen

Bret is a highly qualified ASHI® certified inspector who has been in the industry for over 11 years and 9 of those years with HBP.  Bret has performed close to 5000 inspections.

Alex Sequenzia

Alex Sequenzia

Alex is an ASHI® Certified Inspector who has been with HBP since 2015. He is an EPA certified HVAC technician. His background includes plumbing, residential construction and commercial facilities maintenance.

Josh Murtaugh

Josh Murtaugh

Josh is a former educator with experience in roofing, plumbing, and remodeling. He enjoys teaching buyers about their new homes and is currently working towards his ASHI certification.

Mick Close

Mick Moore

Mick is a Master Carpenter and has a Construction Engineering Technology degree. He was a former Nebraska State Carpenter Apprentice of the Year.  Mick specializes in performing Commercial Inspections and does the majority of commercial jobs for HBP.

Joe Menendez

Joe Menendez

Joe is the Office Manager and has managed offices from major retail stores to smaller local businesses. In addition to teaching a wide range of business courses at the high school level, he has earned his Masters of Business in Economics and E-Commerce from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Sharon Knoll

Sharon Knoll

Sharon is our Part-Time Office Assistant, she helps with scheduling and daily activities to keep the office organized. She brings 12 years of office experience for medical, engineering, and construction firms.

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