Inspection Associates Inc. is a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned and Operated business whose expertise in Construction Inspection and Non-Destructive Testing methods, development and applications, dates back more than 25 years. Today the company has widened its focus and provides proven yet pioneering services to customers from Inspection Services, Non-Destructive Testing and the world’s only Deployable Computed Tomography unit. Inspection Associates has provided quality services in 36 countries.
Inspection Associates is committed to providing accurate proactive inspection solutions that enable clients to manage the integrity of maturing assets, while making informed and cost-effective decisions crucial to the extension and safety of the asset lifespan.
...Quality is the only product we sell.
Our Leadership Team
Matt Medford, President/CEO
Matt Medford has over 12 years of combat and peacetime operations, project, security, safety, and risk management Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom & Operation Inherent Resolve. In addition to military commitments, Matt has 12 plus years' experience as operational management for Non-Destructive Testing and Inspection Services with key roles in Sales, Safety and Management.
James Medford, Founder, Sr. Exec. VP/COO
James Medford has 42 years' Oil & Gas Experience in Construction, Fabrication, Welding, Repairs, Quality Assurance/Quality Control and Inspection of Sub Sea, Topside Equipment, Pipelines, Fabrication Facilities, Pipe Mills, Machine Shops, Offshore Platforms, Construction/Field Sites and Coating Mills/Job Shops.
David Bennett, Sr. VP/Business Development
David Bennett has over 30 years of experience in Construction Inspection and Project Management in the oil & gas marketplace. His career encompasses a broad range of project types from cross country pipelines to compressor and pump stations, gathering facilities and offshore platforms. David’s inspection projects span the Continental United States with specialized concentration in the primary shale fields – Bakken, Eagle Ford, Marcellus, and Utica.
Gregory D. Hartwig, Exec. VP/Quality Assurance
Gregory Hartwig has 38 years’ experience in Aerospace and Oil & Gas in Construction, Fabrication, Quality Assurance/Quality Control and Inspection of Sub Sea, Topside Equipment, Pipelines, Fabrication Facilities, Pipe Mills, Machine Shops, Offshore Platforms, Construction/Field Sites and Coating Mills/Job Shops.
Ken Hacker, USMC (Ret), VP/Non-Destructive Testing
Director, Veterans Employment and Transition (VET) Program
Ken Hacker has 20+ years of combat and peacetime operations, project, security, safety, and risk management plus security, risk assessment and mitigation. He has robust skills in personnel management, asset management, and quality control spanning a the full array of logistical, ground, aviation, and administrative levels. Ken has over 3 years' experience in the Oil and Gas field with successful roles in safety, training, compliance, HR, and project management.
Conrad Liles, VP/Health and Safety/Human Resources
Conrad Liles has 22 years of Safety, Compliance, and Emergency Response Experience including: Oil and Gas Facilities, Pipelines, and Right of Ways, Public Utility Construction, OSHA Compliance, DOT Compliance (PHMSA and FMCSA), Injury and Case Management, Risk Identification and Analysis, Incident Investigations, SME for Occupational Health and Safety, Equipment Operator Certification, and Asset Maintenance.
Chelsea Medford, RN, Office Manager
Chelsea Medford has 8 years’ experience in management and is our Manager of Human Resources, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and Payroll processing.
Margaret Bennett, Account Manager
Margaret Bennett has over 25 years of combined experience in the construction, operations, and management side of piping system installations, maintenance, rehabilitation, inspection, quality control, and management in the pipeline industry. She began her career working in the pipeline and associated facilities industry for major contractors as an office manager before working for a large international engineering and construction management firm for over 6 years. She has worked with engineers, owners, and contractors to plan, estimate, bid, schedule and execute quality projects. She began recruiting and staffing in the oil and natural gas inspection industry in 2007 and has successfully progressed through the management hierarchy.