Teman Montgomery is a certified home inspector in Oregon (OCHI # 2079) and in Washington (WAHI # 1886), and a Washington licensed Structural Pest Inspector (WASPI # 94037). He is experienced in residential renovation and has been a General Contractor in Oregon since 2015 (CCB # 205783) and in Washington since 2017 (WA # CYCLECC833CN). As a builder, Teman strove for enduring quality and wanted to uphold high construction standards for people’s homes. He is also a graduate of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors’ licensed training program that is partnered with Nonprofit Home Inspections for Washington and Oregon. Inspired by Nonprofit Home Inspections’ client-centered approach and commitment to quality, he founded a successful home inspection business in the Olympic Peninsula before relocating back to Oregon.
As a Eugene native, Teman has deep roots in the community and is happy to serve the greater Eugene and Springfield area with home inspection services. Teman earned Bachelor of Science degrees in both Botany and BioResource Research, completed graduate coursework and laboratory research in Botany, and earned a Master of Science in Science Education degree at Oregon State University. Teman enjoyed years of field studies on fungi and plants and teaching biology and botany laboratories while a graduate student. He developed keen observation, data and analysis skills that he applies to inspecting homes.
Teman went on to teach biology and sciences in Oregon, Washington and California secondary schools for over ten years. He now enjoys educating people about their homes. His goal is to empower people to have healthy and functional homes. Teman appreciates that Nonprofit Home Inspections increases access to inspection services for low-income and disadvantaged groups and is excited to bring these critical home inspection services to everyone in Eugene, Springfield and the surrounding communities.