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20 Nov 2013

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Inventory Professional Achieves Certification

National Inventory Certification Association congratulates Charles Will for achieving the designation of Certified Inventory Specialist (CIS).

The National Inventory Certification Association™ (NICA) is pleased to announce that Charles (Anthony) Will, owner of Harrisburg Home Inventory, has earned the designation of Certified Inventory Specialist (CIS). Achieving this recognition from NICA confirms his knowledge and competence to provide quality contents inventory services.

A requirement for certification and membership with NICA is to agree to the Code of Ethics, which helps ensure that their clients are served with integrity, respect, and confidentiality. Harrisburg Home Inventory provides a full inventory documented of your personal property in a format that insurance companies prefer, using digital photography and video.

Born and raised in Savannah, Georgia, Mr. Will joined the US Army in 1989 and served in all three phases of the Gulf War. After ending his active service in 1995, he lived in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and joined the Army National Guard as a Federal Civilian Technician.

Continuing on his quest to serve others, he established Harrisburg Home Inventory to help people get organized, understand exactly what they have, and prove it in case of loss. Will’s intention is to “help educate others and make friends along the way.”

As the general public gains knowledge of the necessity and benefits of having a photographic and written record of their belongings, the asset inventory industry continues to evolve. The number of inventory service companies is increasing due to the demand for this professional service for both residential and commercial clients. Choosing to achieve certification will enable Mr. Will and Harrisburg Inventory to stand apart from other asset inventory professionals.

In addition to home and business inventories, his interest in boating, dirt track racing, and NASCAR encourages him to place an additional focus on assisting off road racing teams secure a thorough list of assets.

About National Inventory Certification Association

Established in 2011, the National Inventory Certification Association™ (NICA) is the officially recognized certification authority for the personal property/asset inventory industry. The certification and continuing education opportunities ensure that members have access to quality industry knowledge as well as business and professional development resources to help achieve the success they seek for their home and/or business contents inventory companies.

15 Nov 2013

Pompano Beach, Florida Inventory Professional Earns Certification

National Inventory Certification Association congratulates member Bob Freund, who has achieved the designation of Certified Inventory Specialist (CIS).

National Inventory Certification Association™ (NICA) is pleased to announce that Bob Freund, owner of Good Neighbor Services, Inc., has earned the designation of Certified Inventory Specialist (CIS). Achieving this designation through NICA confirms his knowledge and competence to provide thorough contents inventory services to businesses, homeowners, condo owners, and renters.

A requirement for certification and membership is to agree to the Code of Ethics, which helps ensure that clients are served with integrity, respect, and confidentiality. One of the standards itemized in the Code of Ethics is that members conduct business with honesty, integrity, sound business judgment, and professionalism.

Good Neighbor Services, Inc. is a family owned and operated business that was created to meet the needs of absentee condo owners to have a secure, dependable way to protect and monitor their property while they are out of town. A natural extension of additional services for these and other clients is Freund’s asset inventory service. Good Neighbor Services’ clients realize the need to protect their structural assets, and the contents within their buildings falls under the desire to protect their financial future as well. Good Neighbor Services provides asset inventory services to clients in communities throughout Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami Dade counties.

Mr. Freund states, “Our goal is to provide our clients with the same kind of care and attention that a truly Good Neighbor would provide to their friends.”

Contact Good Neighbor Home Inventory Services, for more information.

About National Inventory Certification Association

Established in 2011, the National Inventory Certification Association™ (NICA) is the officially recognized certification authority for the personal property/asset inventory industry. The certification and continuing education opportunities ensure that members have access to quality industry knowledge as well as business and professional development resources to help achieve the success they seek for their home and/or business contents inventory companies. For more information visit www.NationalInventoryCertificationAssociation.com.

12 Nov 2013

Aiken, SC Inventory Professional Earns Certification

National Inventory Certification Association congratulates member Rachel d’Entremont, who has achieved the designation of Certified Inventory Specialist (CIS).

National Inventory Certification Association™ (NICA) is pleased to announce that Rachel d’Entremont, owner of For the Record Inventories, has earned the designation of Certified Inventory Specialist (CIS). Achieving this designation from NICA confirms her knowledge and competence to provide thorough contents inventory services to businesses, homeowners, and renters in the Aiken, South Carolina area.

As the general public gains knowledge of the necessity to have a photographic and written record of their belongings, the asset inventory industry continues to evolve. The number of inventory service companies is increasing due to the demand for this professional service for both residential and commercial clients.

A requirement for certification and membership with NICA is to agree to the Code of Ethics, which helps ensure that their clients are served with integrity, respect, and confidentiality. After 13 years as a Planner for the City of Aiken, Ms. d’Entremont was ready for a career change. Seeking certification in the same year she opened her business indicates that she has chosen to be recognized as a professional, setting herself apart from others.

About National Inventory Certification Association

Established in 2011, the National Inventory Certification Association™ (NICA) is the officially recognized certification authority for the personal property/asset inventory industry. The certification and continuing education opportunities ensure that members have access to quality industry knowledge as well as business and professional development resources to help achieve the success they seek for their home and/or business contents inventory companies.

08 Nov 2013

Inventory Institute CEO Earns Industry Certification

The National Inventory Certification Association congratulates Johanna Curtiss, CEO of the Inventory Institute, for achieving the industry designation of Certified Inventory Specialist.

National Inventory Certification Association™ (NICA) is pleased to announce that Johanna Curtiss, CEO of the Inventory Institute, has earned the designation of Certified Inventory Specialist™.

As the asset inventory industry continues to grow and evolve, certification is becoming a key step to help bring credibility and recognition to this home and business services sector. Always seeking opportunities to lead by example, Curtiss takes great pride in her role of the asset inventory industry, and views becoming certified as a way to not only step up her game, but also to lead by example.

In addition to her role with the Inventory Institute, Curtiss is also owner of Greenville-based Asset Data Inventory LLC, an inventory service company providing this documentation for homeowners and business owners throughout the state of South Carolina. She and her husband, Alan, began Asset Data Inventory after suffering a total structure and contents loss from a house fire. The devastating experience gave them first-hand experience to realize the dire need for a thorough and up to date record of what one owns.

Johanna is committed to this industry, and achieving the designation of Certified Inventory Specialist through NICA is just one more professional achievement that she is proud to display.  In addition to being the CEO of the Inventory Institute and owner of Asset Data Inventory, she has created a home inventory software program. MyAssetData.com has recently launched to aid in the asset documenting process. Through all of these accomplishments, she continues to be instrumental in the growth and the positive new direction the asset inventory industry is taking.

About National Inventory Certification Association

Established in 2011, the National Inventory Certification Association™ (NICA) is the officially recognized certification authority for the personal property/asset inventory industry. The certification and continuing education opportunities ensure that members have access to quality industry knowledge as well as business and professional development resources to help achieve the success they seek for their home and/or business contents inventory companies.

28 Oct 2013

Michigan Home Inventory Professional Achieves Certification

National Inventory Certification Association congratulates Metro-area member Tim Edwards, owner of Elite Inventory, who has achieved the designation of Certified Inventory Expert (CIE).

The National Inventory Certification Association™ (NICA) is pleased to announce that Tim Edwards, owner of Clarkston, Michigan-based Elite Inventory LLC, has earned the designation of Certified Inventory Expert (CIE). Achieving this designation from NICA confirms his knowledge and competence to provide quality contents inventory services to small and medium sized businesses, schools, government offices, homeowners, and renters.

A requirement for certification and membership with NICA is to agree to the Code of Ethics, which helps ensure that their clients are served with integrity, respect, and confidentiality. Having achieved his BS in Engineering Administration from Tri-State University, he understands the value of certification. After years in the corporate environment in various Management and Supervision positions, his entrepreneurial spirit set in.

His desire to spend time with his wife Kelly and their two sons, Edwards found the home and business inventory industry to be a perfect opportunity to create a successful business that would allow for the life balance he was seeking. To assist with the start-up and receive continued support, he chose to invest in a business package and license agreement with Nationwide Inventory Professionals. This provided him with the support and mentoring he sought to start and grow his inventory business quickly and professionally.

As the general public gains knowledge of the necessity and benefits of having a photographic and written record of their belongings, the asset inventory industry continues to evolve. The number of inventory service companies is increasing due to the demand for this professional service for both residential and commercial clients. Choosing to achieve certification will enable Edwards and Elite Inventory to stand apart from other asset inventory professionals.

About National Inventory Certification Association

Established in 2011, the National Inventory Certification Association™ (NICA) is the officially recognized certification authority for the personal property/asset inventory industry. The certification and continuing education opportunities ensure that members have access to quality industry knowledge as well as business and professional development resources to help achieve the success they seek for their home and/or business contents inventory companies.

28 Oct 2013

Colorado Springs Couple Earn Asset Inventory Industry Certification

National Inventory Certification Association congratulates Mark and Vanessa Leiker of VanMark Inventory Services for achieving industry designation of Certified Inventory Expert.

National Inventory Certification Association™ (NICA) is pleased to announce that husband-and-wife team Mark and Vanessa Leiker of VanMark Inventory Services, have earned the designation of Certified Inventory Experts (CIE). Achieving this designation from NICA confirms their knowledge and competence to provide thorough contents inventory services to businesses, schools, government offices, homeowners, and renters in the Colorado Springs, Colorado area.

The asset inventory industry continues to grow and evolve as the general public gains knowledge of the importance and necessity to have a photographic and written record of their belongings. The Leikers have joined the growing number of inventory service companies to help meet the demand for this professional, 3rd party service.

The numerous stories about the victims of the Waldo Canyon Fire that destroyed 346 homes in Colorado Springs in the summer of 2012 encouraged Mark and Vanessa to begin their business quickly so they could help others who will face the struggles of completing insurance claims after a loss. To assist with a quick and professional start-up, they invested in a Nationwide Inventory Professionals Business Package and Licensing Agreement. Having the marketing and business processes created for them, they were able to concentrate on their business.

About National Inventory Certification Association

Established in 2011, the National Inventory Certification Association™ (NICA) is the officially recognized certification authority for the personal property/asset inventory industry. The certification and continuing education opportunities ensure that members have access to quality industry knowledge as well as business and professional development resources to help achieve the success they seek for their home and/or business contents inventory companies.

28 Oct 2013

Western Michigan Home Inventory Professional Earns Certification

National Inventory Certification Association announces achievement by Jim Irwin of Northern Inventory in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

National Inventory Certification Association™ (NICA) is pleased to announce that Jim Irwin of Northern Inventory in Grand Rapids, Michigan, has earned the designation of Certified Inventory Expert (CIE). Achieving this designation from NICA confirms his knowledge and competence to provide residential contents inventory services for homeowners and renters as well as commercial services to businesses, schools, non-profits, and government offices.

A requirement for certification and membership is to agree to and abide by the Code of Ethics, which are approved standards for the personal property (home) inventory industry. Members of NICA hold themselves and each other accountable to ensure that their clients are served with integrity, respect, and confidentiality.

As the general public gains knowledge of the necessity to have a photographic and written record of their belongings, the asset inventory industry continues to evolve. The number of inventory service companies is increasing due to the demand for this professional service for both residential and business clients. A seasoned salesman, Irwin retired from the auto industry a few years ago. Shortly after, his niece, Erin McKay, asked him if he would join her in the business as co-owner of Northern Inventory. Ms. McKay manages the Alaska office while Irwin provides inventory serviced in Michigan.

To assist with a quick and professional start-up, they invested in a Nationwide Inventory Professionals Business Package and Licensing Agreement. Having the marketing materials and business processes created for them, they were able to concentrate on building and growing their businesses. When asked about his new career, Irwin said, “I enjoy giving people the tools and resources they need to properly recover from an unexpected loss. Providing the benefits of this information to those I’ve known my entire life is a great feeling! This is worth coming out of retirement for!”

Jim’s achievement of this industry certification secures customer confidence while it brings recognition to Northern Inventory and the entire asset inventory industry. Certification places him in a favorable position – that of being known as a professional who has chosen to establish himself as a leader in the industry. In addition to being certified, he is also bonded and insured.

About National Inventory Certification Association

Established in 2011, the National Inventory Certification Association™ (NICA) is the officially recognized certification authority for the personal property/asset inventory industry. The certification and continuing education opportunities ensure that members have access to quality industry knowledge as well as business and professional development resources to help achieve the success they seek for their home and/or business contents inventory companies

28 Oct 2013

Central Indiana Inventory Professionals Earn Certification

National Inventory Certification Association congratulates John and Kristie Mullett of Integrity Inventory in Greentown, who have achieved the designation of Certified Inventory Specialist (CIS).

National Inventory Certification Association™ (NICA) is pleased to announce that husband-and-wife team John and Kristie Mullett of Integrity Inventory, have earned the designation of Certified Inventory Specialists (CIS). Achieving this designation from NICA confirms their knowledge and competence to provide thorough contents inventory services to businesses, homeowners, and renters in the Greentown, Indiana area.

When deciding to begin Integrity Inventory LLC, the couple talked to their insurance agent about the personal property inventory service. They learned that having third-party personal property documentation is a primary key to receiving payment of a residential or commercial claim quickly and in the greatest amount. Home or business owner videos or photographs do not constitute third party documentation. John and Kristie also learned that knowing what you own is helpful, if not essential, for many other reasons … moving or storage claims, estate and financial planning, probate, and divorce and pre-nuptial agreements.

As the general public gains knowledge of the importance and necessity to have a photographic and written record of their belongings, the asset inventory industry continues to evolve. The number of inventory service companies is increasing due to the demand for this professional service for both residential and commercial clients.

A requirement for certification and membership with NICA is to agree to and abide by the Code of Ethics. This helps bring confidence and trust that their clients are served with integrity, respect, and confidentiality.

About National Inventory Certification Association

Established in 2011, the National Inventory Certification Association™ (NICA) is the officially recognized certification authority for the personal property/asset inventory industry. The certification and continuing education opportunities ensure that members have access to quality industry knowledge as well as business and professional development resources to help achieve the success they seek for their home and/or business contents inventory companies.

28 Oct 2013

Alaska-based Asset Inventory Professional Earns Certification

National Inventory Certification Association announces member Erin McKay, of Northern Inventory in Anchorage, Alaska

National Inventory Certification Association™ (NICA) is pleased to announce that Erin McKay of Northern Inventory in Anchorage, Alaska, has earned the designation of Certified Inventory Expert (CIE). Achieving this designation from NICA confirms her knowledge and competence to provide residential contents inventory services for homeowners and renters as well as commercial services to businesses, schools, non-profits, and government offices.

A requirement for certification and membership is to agree to the Code of Ethics, which are approved standards for the personal property (home) inventory industry. Members of NICA hold themselves and each other accountable to ensure that their clients are served with integrity, respect, and confidentiality.

As the general public gains knowledge of the necessity to have a photographic and written record of their belongings, the asset inventory industry continues to evolve. The number of inventory service companies is increasing due to the demand for this professional service for both residential and business clients.

McKay’s achievement secures customer confidence while it brings recognition to Northern Inventory and the entire asset inventory industry. Certification places her in a favorable position – that of being known as a professional who has chosen to set herself apart from others. In addition to being certified, McKay is also bonded and insured.

About National Inventory Certification Association

Established in 2011, the National Inventory Certification Association™ (NICA) is the officially recognized certification authority for the personal property/asset inventory industry. The certification and continuing education opportunities ensure that members have access to quality industry knowledge as well as business and professional development resources to help achieve the success they seek for their home and/or business contents inventory companies.

28 Oct 2013

Indiana-based Inventory Professional Earns Certification

National Inventory Certification Association announces member, Greg Holton, of Kendall Inventory Service

National Inventory Certification Association™ (NICA) is pleased to announce that Greg Holton of Kendall Inventory Service in Indianapolis, Indiana, has earned the designation of Certified Inventory Expert (CIE). Achieving this designation from NICA confirms his knowledge and competence to provide thorough contents inventory services to businesses, schools, non-profits, government offices, homeowners, and renters.

A requirement for certification and membership is to agree to the Code of Ethics, which are approved standards for the personal property (home) inventory industry. Members of NICA hold themselves and each other accountable to ensure that their clients are served with integrity, respect, and confidentiality.

As the general public gains knowledge of the necessity to have a photographic and written record of their belongings, the asset inventory industry continues to evolve. The number of inventory service companies is increasing due to the demand for this professional service for both residential and commercial clients.

Holton’s achievement secures client confidence while it brings recognition to Kendall Inventory Service and the entire asset inventory industry. Certification places him in a favorable position – that of being known as a professional who has chosen to set himself apart from others. In addition to being certified, Holton is also bonded and insured.

To assist with the start-up and receive continuous mentoring, he chose to invest in a business package and license agreement with Nationwide Inventory Professionals. This provided him with the support he sought to start and grow his inventory business quickly and professionally.

About National Inventory Certification Association

Established in 2011, the National Inventory Certification Association™ (NICA) is the officially recognized certification authority for the personal property/asset inventory industry. The certification and continuing education opportunities ensure that members have access to quality industry knowledge as well as business and professional development resources to help achieve the success they seek for their home and/or business contents inventory companies. For more information visit www.NationalInventoryCertificationAssociation.com.