Bill Wooffinden - President & Technical Inspector: (NACE Level I Certified, Cert No. 26045)
Bill was born in Brantford Ontario where he started his 25 year plus career in the coatings field. Bill has lived in Lower Mainland BC for the last 18 years; he worked for ICI Paints (now owned by AkzoNobel) for most of his coatings career.
ICI Paints (now known as Dulux Paints) is the world leader in paint and coatings, they manufacture and sell the well known, Glidden, Color Your World, and Dulux architectural coatings brands they also manufacture and sell the Devoe Industrial Coatings brand.
During his 19 year career with ICI Paints, Bill has been a store manager, Commercial Sales Rep, Market Manager, Regional Manager and Business Development Manager. Bill has a wealth of experience with proper preparation, application and maintenance of the coatings being used in the marketplace today.
While working for ICI Paints, Bill was very involved with the field testing and inspection of new products used on new construction and repaint applications. He has worked very closely with architects, engineers, designers and specifiers, giving him a good understanding of the expectations they are looking for in coatings (durability, ease of application, colour retention & maximum performance with minimal cost).
Bill has completed several courses in accounting, leadership, safety, and a course on the proper application of Industrial & Chemical Coatings. He has completed Industrial Coatings, Inspection/Failure Analysis course with KTA-Tator Protective Coatings (Paint) Consultants (a world renowned inspection company). Bill is a NACE Coatings Inspector level I, Certified, Cert. No. 26045 (an industry respected qualification).
Bill has also worked as a consultant to a major commercial painting contractor and a small coatings manufacturer and as an agent for Valspar.
Bill is married to Coby, they have two grown sons (Clay and Mark). They also have four beautiful grandchildren.
Judy Vo - Certified Technical Inspector
Judy joined Inspec in 2017. Working in the painting industry since 2010 on residential, mixed-use and commcerial buildings, Judy is a Certified Architectural Coating Technologist (MPI) and Certified Maintenance Coating Specialist (MPI),
Judy spends her free time with her husband and three children. She also enjoys travelling and boating.
Gord Freeman - Certified Coatings Inspector
Gord has worked in the coatings business for 31 years.
For 6 years Gord owned a Plastic Company that applied exotic coatings on and in tanks and pipes for the chemical industry.
Gord has gained extensive practical knowledge of coatings having worked as a residential/commercial painter for 25 years; 20 years as a project foreman and supervisor. Gord recently was certified by MPI as a Certified Architectural Coating Technologist.
Gord has always been entrepreneurial throughout his work history he has owned and operated various companies. Gord’s experience in applying and overseeing medium to large coatings projects will be an asset to Inspec Consulting Services.
Trish Picariello - Colour Consultant & Visual Presentaton Specialist
Trish Picariello, founder of Moxi Design, is celebrating her companyʼs 12th year in business.
Formally trained in Visual Communication, her early years of display and design for corporate retailers led her to a strong desire to focus on one area of expertise.
The language of colour was a natural choice as it plays such a powerful role in how we perceive the world around us. Yet, it is also extremely intimidating for many people to select the correct colour, especially on large exterior projects. Combining simple before-and-after mock ups with colour story presentations, Trish bridges the gap between concept and reality and brings the project