Meet the Magnolia Team
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Adriana

Scheduling Coordinator

Meet Adriana, our Expert Scheduler! Adriana came on board in October 2019 & has quickly become a major asset to the Magnolia team! She hails from Michigan where she is mom to 2 sweet little ones & brings with her, many years of Scheduling & Administration experience in the medical field. This background made her a perfect fit for the care & service level we were looking to bring to our team. When not using our online Scheduling system, give Adriana a call. She takes great care with our Realtors & Clients as if they were her own family.
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Peter

Home Inspector

Peter began with us as an Inspector Assistant, working side-by-side with Benjamin as his Assistant & Radon Inspector. He quickly advanced through our apprenticeship program to become an Inspector! With his extensive background in the building & construction industry, it was the perfect next move for him & for Magnolia. Peter Grew up in Osceola, WI. He traveled for he & his wife’s work ALL OVER from WI to MN, CO, OR to Europe & Singapore to TN. Peter’s background is primarily in residential & commercial remodels- one of which was a job in Europe to work on the owner of Monkey World’s house! We are so lucky to have him & his years of building experience on our team! He’s also an incredible family man. Peter was a stay at home dad for his son’s first year & homeschooled his wonderful son as the family traveled across the globe for his wife’s work.
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Nick

Home Inspector

Nick grew up in McMinnville, Tennessee and attended Clemson University for engineering undergraduate and graduate school.  After completing his master’s degree in Industrial Management he spent 16 years working for Lowe’s Home Improvement at their corporate headquarters just outside Charlotte, NC.  He has extensive experience in supply chain, transportation, inventory planning, and merchandising management.  He and his family were able to move back to TN from Charlotte in 2019, and have settled down in Franklin.  He is a husband and father of three with two daughters and a son.  Along with spending time with his family, he loves to exercise and be as active as possible. He enjoys carpentry and woodworking, as well as home renovation projects.  In the fall you can always find him rooting on the Tigers as he is a big college football fan.  He and his family have loved being back in Tennessee, and are excited to spend more time with extended family.
 
Fun fact: He was a cheerleader at Clemson University and managed a competitive cheerleading gym throughout graduate school.  His wife was also a cheerleader, which is how they met!
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Andrew

Home Inspector

Andrew joins Magnolia with over 12 years experience in structural and exterior remodeling and wore many other hats in his years at Kelly Window & Door company, his family’s business. He is a great addition to the team with his hard work ethic, dedication to our Magnolia’s Core Values with each client he serves & stellar music choices for our daily pump up jams like…. The Safety Dance by Men Without Hats! 

 

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Jenna

Business Administrator

Jenna, our Business & HR Administrator, has been an integral piece of the Magnolia team since 2017. She comes with 17 years in the administrative field as well as family in the construction & music industries. So she’s right at home at Nashville’s Magnolia Home Inspections. Jenna is raising 2 awesome kids & a puppy named Tiger Lilly. She’s the friend with a killer playlist for every mood or occasion, loves dance, SUP boarding, concerts, yoga, movies & traveling. Other fun facts- She founded & operates a Virtual Assisting & Creative services agency based out of Arizona & is a trained Postpartum Doula. She’s a “Jenna-of-all-trades”
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Marion

Relationship Manager

Marion loves her position as Relationship Manager; she has been in sales for over 25 years and can’t imagine doing anything else. Marion hails from Louisville, KY, with an MBA in Business. Her most significant accomplishments are her 2 adult children and her 3 grandkids. She considers herself a nomad of sorts with travels and living experiences from all over the world and within our great country. Her hobbies include; binge-watching obscure tv shows, cooking, gardening or, practicing archery. She is passionate about all things shoes, especially tennis shoes! Dancing to anything with a beat while knowing the words to sing is a quirky trait that she is very proud of. Splashing in puddles after a good rain would definitely be the highlight of her day.
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Benjamin

Owner & Lead Inspector

 With over 20 years of residential and commercial construction experience Benjamin created Magnolia Home Inspections to provide home buyers, realtors, investors & builders a true partner in real estate transactions. As a residential contractor, he completed both high-end additions and gut-remodels on 100 year old homes including an historical architectural landmark home in East Nashville.  In the commercial industry he has managed million dollar projects including multi-family insurance restorations. Benjamin works hard and plays hard, competing in many of his hobbies. His athletic hobbies include running and Jiu Jitsu (Benjamin recently received his Blue Belt from the 4-Time Black Belt World Champion Gui Mendes of AOJ in California).  Benjamin hosts regular poker games, trains at the Royal Range, is a member of the Nashville Gun Club and competes regularly in pinball tournaments.