Meet the Magnolia Team
Adriana

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.
  • Certified Executive Assistant, Eventrix
Peter

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.
  • TN Home Inspector License #2124
  • BPI Certified
  • IR Certification
  • Spruce Radon Training & Certification
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Ethan

Environmental Technician

Ethan grew up in Colorado, moved to Nashville 3 years ago. He has 7 younger siblings. His work as a Project Manager Assistant, building custom homes brings him to Magnolia as our Environmentals Coordinator, handling primarily our radon appointments. Ethan’s background is as diverse as it gets. He has helped open a coffee shop in Nolensville, is a Unicyclist, photographer & coffee connoisseur (roasting coffee on the weekends). He is currently going to school at Columbia state for business and eventually a masters in marriage and family therapy.
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Jonathan

Apprentice Inspector

Jonathan Penix brings 16+ years of experience in the construction industry to Magnolia Home Inspections. He grew up in the small rural town of Loretto, TN, but moved to Cleveland, TN to attend and graduate from Lee University. He and his family spent 13 years in the East Tennessee area before moving back home to middle Tennessee. Jonathan has extensive knowledge ranging from building homes from the ground up to large scale remodels across Middle and East Tennessee. He takes pride in knowing that he is providing not just a house for his customers, but a home they can make memories in. Jonathan loves spending time with his wife and son. They are heavily involved with their church and serve as youth pastors. Jonathan loves making other people laugh and having good clean fun! Jonathan enjoys gardening, fishing, home projects, and bleeds orange for the University of Tennessee football!
  • interNACHI certified
Jenna

Jenna

Business Administrator

Jenna is our Business Administrator of 3+ years. 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”
  • Certified Executive Assistant, Eventrix
  • Certified Payroll & HR Management, Eventrix
  • Certified Project Management, Skillshare
Benjamin

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.
  • TN Home Inspector License #1314
  • FAA Drone License
  • Spruce Radon Training & Certification
  • Building Dampness & IEQ Training
  • ASHI Certified Member
  • Dept of Energy Weatherization Certification

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We can be reached a few different ways: 615 Main Street M21, Nashville TN, 37206 (615) 630-8268

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