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ASHI'S highest award for distinguished contributions
to the Society and the Profession of Home Inspection.
In recognition and appreciation of your many years
of service, your peers and fellows humbly
extend this memento to you as a token of our
highest esteem and regard for your service.

Awarded January 21, 2019


Gerald "Jerry" Simmons, ACI: Jerry is an ASHI certified home inspector with over 30 years of experience.
gas 90x90In 1988 Jerry earned a license to become a pest control operator, not to become a pest control operator, just for the purpose of being able to identify wood logodestroying organisms including termite activity.
Jerry was one of the first home inspectors to earn a Radon Proficiency for an both Individual use and Organizational use.
Before becoming an inspector he worked in Real Estate and the housing industry, In the early 1970s as a Real Estate agent and Broker, inactive since 1986.
He owned and operated a successful construction company accumulating 15 years experience in the construction industry as a general contractor.
Jerry's  inspections  are thorough and concise his reports describe conditions discovered during the inspection process and that information is presented in an understandable format. The main purpose of the inspection is to provide information that can help a buyer make an informed decision.
Inspection report layout and content is based on the American Society of Home Inspectors Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics.

Industry Certifications:

  • CABO One and Two Family Dwelling Inspector:  Structural, HVAC, Plumbing, & Electric - Registration No. 1499
  • Housing Rehabilitation Inspector - Registration No. 1085
  • Standard Code Building Inspector - Registration No. 5104

Other achievements:

  • Co-founder: Georgia Association of Home Inspectors: - 1989
  • Vice-President: Georgia Association of Home Inspectors: 1989 - 1991
  • President: Georgia Association of Home Inspectors: 1992
  • President: ASHI Georgia, Inc. 2012
  • Treasurer: ASHI Georgia, Inc. 2007, 2015, 2016 to current
  • Co-Chairman SE Home Inspector Conference 2007 to current
  • ASHI Council of Representatives 2016 - 2017
  • Group leader Council of Representatives - 2017
  • Radon Measurement Proficiency Organization ID No. 2190700
  • Radon Measurement Proficiency Individual ID No. 140550
  • Professional Pest Control Technology training 10/27/89
  • Continuing Education - 30 + hours per year for 30 plus years