Meet Our Team

Sharon Wolf-Furman


Sharon, Co-Owner of AJF Inspections & Engineering, relocated to Arizona from Philadelphia in 1996 where she was President and Co-owner of an environmental and inspection company. Upon relocating to Scottsdale, Sharon and Paul started AJF Inspections & Engineering and have been leading the home inspection industry since.

Sharon has strong customer relations and marketing skills, as well as a drive for community involvement. Her former career was in the television industry specializing in programming, marketing, and research. She is a graduate of George Washington University with a Communications and Psychology degree.

Sharon’s hobbies include the arts, reading, wine, entertaining, and of course, her family, friends, and dogs.

Allie Jennings

Client Success Manager

Allie joined the AJF team in 2011 as the part-time bookkeeper and accounting manager. However, she truly grew up in the business as she’s the “A” in AJF. Allie has loved watching the business grow from starting in her family’s home to an amazing team of office support and inspectors. She’s so proud to be a part of the company’s growth. Allie values the role that AJF plays in helping people find their next home, and her favorite part of the job is meeting and interacting with new people every day.

Allie spends her spare time with her husband, their 2 sons, and her parents and brother. She enjoys staying active with Crossfit, trying new restaurants, and experimenting with new recipes at home.

Paul Furman


Paul Furman, Co-Owner of AJF Inspections & Engineering and a Professional Engineer (PE) for over 45 years, has trained many inspectors in Home, Commercial, and Termite Inspections. His high standards and tough “Boot Camp” are well-respected. Paul has personally inspected over 20,000 residential and commercial properties from coast to coast and was named 2017 & 2018 Home Inspector of the Year.

Paul is a degreed engineer from Virginia Tech and is licensed in both Arizona and Pennsylvania. Prior to moving to Arizona, Paul owned an inspection and environmental company in Pennsylvania. He also spent years in construction and in the nuclear power industry. Paul was born in Waltham, Massachusetts, and went to high school in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, but is an “army brat” who has lived around the world.

When not inspecting, Paul can be found at the CrossFit gym as he finished 15th in the world of the Master’s Division at the 2017 CrossFit Games. He also enjoys golfing, skiing, and watching football (or any other sport).

Licensed Professional Engineer #30703, AZ BTR License #38094

OPM QP License #30151, OPM Termite License #051009

Josh Furman, Esq

Operations/General Counsel

Josh comes to AJF with more than seven years of experience in federal litigation where he focused on advertising law and First Amendment issues. Josh earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management and his Juris Doctor from the James E. Rogers College of Law. During his career in private legal practice, Josh advised clients on matters ranging from multi-million-dollar business disputes to the prosecution of a private civil suit under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO Act).

Josh is thrilled to officially join the AJF team. We say officially because Josh is the “J” in AJF and has been offering his advice in the background since he was young. Josh is so proud of the success of his family’s business and looks forward to helping to build on AJF’s strong foundation. He believes that AJF plays a critical part in providing peace of mind to new home buyers and those purchasing commercial properties and hopes to leverage his prior experience to help the AJF team impact even more lives.

When Josh is not working, he spends time with his wife and son, their family, and particularly enjoys playing with his eight nieces and nephews. Josh is an avid Arizona Cardinals fan and attends nearly every home game with his father, Paul.

Jeff Hoffman

Inspector Development Manager

Originally from Minneapolis, Jeff Hoffman started his inspection career with AJF Inspections & Engineering in December 2014. After going through Paul’s infamous and well-respected boot camp, Jeff decided he liked the variety of the job, including seeing different houses, people, and interesting situations every day. The support from his fellow inspectors is one of his favorite aspects of the AJF Team.

In his spare time, Jeff enjoys fishing, biking, playing/coaching hockey, watching his kids play sports, and spending time with his family and their yellow lab, Ozzie.

AZ BTR License #59145, OPM Termite License #150439

Margo Torres

Operations Manager

Margo comes to AJF with an energetic operations and customer service background for 20+ years. She is passionate about building strong customer relationships, driving brand loyalty, and increasing customer engagement.

Margo believes great customer service does not come from one department but is the life blood of the company.

She has lived in numerous places but loves Arizona. In her free time, she spends time with her husband of 12 years, three dogs and three grandchildren. Margo enjoys many crafts and a great true crime novel.

Cassidy Rothwell

Marketing Associate

Cassidy grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and is new to Phoenix as of 2022. She has worked for many years in the customer service industry and is finishing her bachelor’s degree in Communications. Cassidy is excited to work at AJF and assist in the marketing department while learning more about the real estate industry. Outside of work, Cassidy loves spending time with family, playing soccer, and enjoying the beautiful, Arizona weather.

Casey Morgan

Scheduling Administrative Associate

Casey has lived in Phoenix most of her life and worked in the mechanical insulation industry before joining AJF.  She was excited to join The AJF Team because of our values and great reputation in the Valley.  Casey is very detail oriented and brings this strength and great experience to the Scheduling Team.  In her free time, Casey loves hanging out with her 3 kids and 2 cats, Dash and Lynus!

Ashley Assi

Marketing Administrative Associate

Ashley grew up in El Paso, Texas, and moved to Arizona to attend Arizona State University where she received her degree in Business Communications and Real Estate. Ashley grew up working in her family’s business and gained experience in sales and administrative work. She is excited to be working in the Real Estate industry, and being a part of the AJF family seemed like a natural fit. When not working, Ashley loves spending time with her friends, family, and her dog Cairo.

Eric Werner

Inspector Team Captain

Eric has been inspecting since 2016 and joined the AJF Team in 2017. He hails from small town Indiana and enjoys working in an environment where no two days are the same and he can educate clients in a thoughtful way. Eric believes the team’s ongoing training and Paul’s “Boot Camp” are what set the entire team apart from the competition and what drives him to give his absolute best every day.

When he’s not inspecting, Eric plays music, explores the Valley with his wife, and enjoys time with their 3 boys and two rescue dogs.

AZ BTR License #62219, OPM Termite License #171280

Kurtis Nelson

Inspector Team Captain

Kurtis has been inspecting homes since 1998 and has completed thousands of residential and commercial inspections. Kurtis is a true native of Arizona, and was born in Mesa and has lived there his entire life with the exception of the four years he spent traveling with the U.S. Air Force. Prior to becoming a home inspector, Kurtis was a real estate appraiser and a FEMA inspector.

When not working, Kurtis is busy with his family and in his opinion, too many pets.

AZ BTR License #38457, OPM Termite License #060042

Ben Schwartz

Inspector Team Captain

Ben is an Arizona native who has been a home inspector since 2016. He enjoys being able to bring substantial value and peace of mind to a client through a comprehensive and thorough inspection. He was excited to join the AJF Family because of our high standards, vision, and rock-solid support system that allows our team members to excel, succeed, and grow. In his free time, Ben enjoys weightlifting, hiking, and taking advantage of the Arizona outdoors with his two dogs, Kodah and Sawyer.

AZ BTR License # 64332, OPM License # 200567

Tyler Wolfe

Inspector Team Captain

Tyler grew up in an Army family, so he had the opportunity to live in 13 different states and even Korea! He learned how to be handy and Mr. “Fix It” from his father and has knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, and more. After 20 years as a social worker, Tyler decided to make a career out of his “off work” interests and become a licensed home inspector. He chose AJF due to our great reputation, emphasis on learning, and sense of family. Tyler’s goal with each inspection is to elevate the client’s experience with his attention to detail, thoroughness, and ability to decipher and communicate what he is seeing at the property. In his free time, Tyler enjoys weightlifting, camping, motorcycles, and spending time with his wife, 2 kids, and their 3 dogs!

AZ BTR License # 71975, OPM License # 210059

Matthew Shakespeare


Matt was born in Denver, Colorado but has called Arizona home for most of his life. He has a vast experience in different trades that include commercial roofing, handyman repairs, and insurance sales. Matt has always wanted to be a home inspector and after his wife completed her Master’s in Business Administration, he was able to go to school to fulfill his goal of becoming a licensed inspector.

Matt joined AJF in June 2020 and could not be happier to be a part of the Team! When not inspecting, he loves spending time with his wife, four boys, and their two Labradors. He and his family love to camp and watch sports, especially football!

AZ BTR License # 71289, OPM License # 200936

David Gramp


David is a native to Arizona and a lifelong musician. He has always been fascinated by the world of real estate and after careful consideration, he decided that becoming an inspector was the best career move! He understands the importance of the inspector’s role in the real estate transaction and is truly passionate about helping clients make the best decision possible for themselves and their family. David did his research before joining AJF and was excited to join a company with a solid reputation that focuses on training and provides the opportunity to learn and grow in this field. In his spare time, David loves exploring and finding new local spots with his two sons. He enjoys reading, writing, philosophy, charity, and of course music!

AZ BTR License # 66158, OPM License # 201244

James Smedley


James grew up in Jacksonville, Florida before moving to Arizona in 1996. He began his career in the phone company working as a lineman for 21 years before retiring in 2019 and was a volunteer deputy Sheriff for Maricopa County. James was excited to start his second career in home inspecting as he enjoys helping people during the real estate transaction. He was thrilled to expand his knowledge and expertise by joining the AJF Team. When not inspecting, James is working on earning his private pilot’s license!

AZ BTR License #71291, OPM License #210637

Levi Kinsey


5th Generation Arizona native, Levi, has been an inspector with AJF since February 2018. Levi has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry, including 15 years of home building. He looks at every house as a new puzzle to figure out and enjoys being able to meet new people every day in this business! He says that AJF Inspectors are the best in the business because of the training, care, and the time we take to investigate.

Levi enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, and watching movies.

AZ BTR License #65237, OPM Termite License #180517

Will Neff


Will has spent most of his life in Arizona. He graduated from the University of Arizona and worked for a ranch in Hereford, Texas as a cattle doctor. After returning home, he was excited to do something new and found himself really interested in being a home inspector. He joined AJF because of the commitment to providing the best service when it comes to home inspections. In his free time, Will enjoys hiking, trying out new restaurants, and playing with his dog, Winston.
AZ BTR License #72911, OPM Termite License #210192

Claudie Ramirez


Claudie is a native to Arizona and veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Prior to becoming a home inspector, he was a termite inspector and brings over 20 years of home service experience to the AJF team. He chose AJF for the team environment and great reputation throughout the industry. Claudie understands the importance of what a thorough home inspection brings to the real estate process and takes pride in delivering a timely and professional service to our clients. When not working Claudie enjoys fishing and being in the outdoors.
AZ BTR License #71833, OPM Termite License #211169

Eric McMillian


Eric was born in Chicago. Growing up in a military family, he got the opportunity to live in 8 states before eventually growing roots in North Carolina. Prior to coming to Arizona, Eric was a chef for over 5 years in Florida before his growing passion for real estate and inspecting brought him to the AJF team. When he isn’t in an attic, you can usually find him in the gym, on a mountain top, or enjoying time with his family.
AZ BTR License #75070, OPM Termite License #211362

Chris Jones


Chris grew up in a small town in Western Kansas with only 1 working stop light! He has a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture with a minor in Hotel and Restaurant management, business and horticulture from Kansas State University. Chris originally moved to Phoenix to work with the PGA Tour as an Assistant Golf Course Superintendent for the prestigious TPC of Scottsdale! After 6 years, he decided to pursue a career in contracting where he became a superintendent and worked to fix and flip homes, specializing in historic properties. Chris was excited to use his contracting experience and skillset to become a home inspector where he honed his inspection skills in Vancouver, Washington. His family is happy to have found their way back to Arizona and to join the “AJF Family.”
AZ BTR License #76237, OPM Termite License #220399

Hyrum Wilson


Hyrum grew up in Thatcher, Arizona as a small-town country boy. Before joining AJF, Hyrum was living in Utah where he worked as a Diesel Mechanic. When not working, Hyrum enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his family. Hyrum has always had a passion for real estate and inspections, and we are excited to have him on our team!
AZ BTR License # 76430

Matthias Figueroa


Matthias is originally from California but moved to Arizona to be closer to family. Before becoming a home inspector, Matthias worked for American Airlines. In his free time, Matthias enjoys spending time outdoors.

Frank Watson


Frank is originally from Pittsburgh but has lived in Arizona for the last 26 years. Before becoming a home inspector, Frank was working in the construction industry and as a project manager for residential builders. Frank became a home inspector because he enjoys helping people better understand their home. In his free time, Frank loves spending time with his family, playing sports, and working on home renovation projects.

Khyree Jones

Home Inspector

Jesus Macias-Ordonez

Sewer Scope Captain

Jesus grew up in California and moved to Arizona in 2006.  Jesus began is work career in construction and in Environmental and Explorational drilling where he worked in copper and silver mines throughout the Southwest.  Moving into the Sewer Line industry over 12 years ago, he started working for municipalities throughout the Valley where he operated top of the line CCTV equipment and performed over 3,000 sewer lateral inspections per year.  He then became a trainer for the Sewer Line inspection program at Southwest Gas before joining the AJF Team.  We are very fortunate to have Jesus leading the Sewer Scope Team with his vast knowledge and experience. In his spare time, Jesus enjoys playing softball, talking trips with his family, and spending time with his 3 kids!

Francisco Hurtado Jr

Sewer Scope Tech

Francisco grew up in Duarte, California and before working for AJF, he was a Sewer Line CCTV Camera Operator for Pro Pipe. Francisco has been married for 13 years, and in his free time he enjoys watching soccer and playing with his 2 dogs!

Zyon Tillmon

Sewer Scope Tech

CJ Ginlo

Client Coordinator

CJ grew up in Cebu City, Philippines. CJ comes from a very talented family and as a kid, CJ did ballet and ballroom dancing. He continues to sing in hotel lobbies and wedding receptions. CJ has been in customer service for 12 years and loves helping clients. He enjoys reading books, watching sci-fi shows on Netflix, and spending time with his family.

Lauren Vibal

Client Coordinator

Lauren has worked in the customer service industry since she was 17. Be it in their family business or at work, she loves to go the extra mile to give excellent customer experience. When not working she loves to cook, enjoy family time, and travel. And surprisingly, she lives close to an active volcano called Mayon.

Danica Alano

Client Coordinator

Before joining AJF, Danica was working in customer service and was a client case manager. In her free time, Danica likes to travel, go to music festivals, and spend time outdoors either mountain climbing and hiking.

Join our team

We are looking for experienced professionals who take pride in their work and can enhance our team collaboration. If that’s you, please fill out the form below and attach your cover letter and resume. A member of our team will get back to you based on position availability.

  • Max. file size: 100 MB.
  • Max. file size: 100 MB.