our TEAM

​​David Thompson

Dave has been inspecting houses since 2005.  He is ASHI Certified, and a member of the Kansas Association of Real Estate Inspectors.  He is a certified FEMA disaster inspector, has more than 30 years in construction, and has experience with Phase Construction Inspections. 


"Having personally bought and sold Commercial and Residential Property for my own use, I realize the importance of having a complete professional property inspection for the buyer, to help them with their buying decision. I do my very best to get this done."

- Dave Thompson


Dave Thompson Inspector.jpg
Debbie Knight

Please join us in welcoming Debbie to the TFB team! She has decades of office manager experience for both small businesses and national chains. She is friendly, knowledgeable, and ready to assist you. We are thrilled to have her with us. 

our Founder

Tom F. Beard

Tom began inspecting homes in 1987, and founded his own company, Tom F. Beard Building Inspections, in 1989. He eventually went on to form Tom F. Beard Radon, a division of the original company. He was a licensed general contractor with the City of Wichita for 35 years, was ASHI certified, and a founding member of the Kansas Association of Real Estate Inspectors.  He was also an EPA and HEHA and Kansas certified RADON GAS testing technician. He continued to work at the company he built until his death at the age of 82.