Meet the NPI Team

Mark Crowley

Mark Crowley

Licensed Home Inspector

Mark has been the Owner and Lead Home Inspector since May 2003. He has completed well over 8,000 Residential and Commercial Inspections. Mark is a licensed Home Inspector in Illinois and certified through International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNachi), a licensed and certified Radon Measurement Specialist and a certified Building Science Thermographer. Mark is a member with Quad City Area Realtors Association, InterNachi, and AARST.

Mark grew up the son of a contractor in Bettendorf, IA. Mark began his working career with McDonalds Corporation as a Supervisor overseeing staff, building maintenance and training for multiple restaurants. Mark worked in construction, doing preservation work for bank owned properties and was accepted in the IBEW Electricians Union. After seeing a need for quality Home Inspectors in the Quad City Area, he decided to use his business, training and contracting skills to open his own Home Inspection business.

Mark is a life long Bettendorf resident with his wife and three children.

Thermography Cert. #9853
IL 450.001295

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Jim Laban

Jim Laban

Licensed Home Inspector

Jim has worked with NPI since 2011 and has completed over 800 inspections in the Quad City area to date. Jim is a licensed Home Inspector in Illinois and certified through the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNachi) where he has completed over 100 hours of education. Jim is a member with the Quad City Area Realtors Association and InterNachi.

Jim grew up on a farm near Bernard, IA. Upon graduating form high school he enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he served 8 years in both Norfolk, VA and San Diego, CA. He met his wife in San Diego and after being honorably discharged from the Navy, he and his wife moved to St. George, UT. Jim began working in construction and was also hired on with the St. George Fire Department. After 5 years in St. George, Jim was hired on the Davenport Fire Department where he is currently employed. Jim resides in Davenport, IA with his wife and two daughters.

IL 450.011450

Todd Akers

Todd Akers

Certified Home Inspector

Todd joined our NPI team March of 2017. While working for Bettendorf Fire Department Todd has performed fire inspections for 17 years and rental inspections for the last 12 years. He is in charge of all pre-plans for the department and is currently a Full time Fire Investigator. Todd was assigned to the Fire Prevention Bureau for two years where he performed plan reviews for new construction projects and managed the rental inspection program.

Todd grew up in Geneseo Il. Upon graduating high school he attended the University of Illinois where he was a member of the Fighting Illini Track and Field Team. He then returned to the Quad Cities and became a Paramedic/Firefighter for the City of Bettendorf where he is currently employed. Todd and his wife Dana owned and operated their own business in Route sales and Todd also worked several years as a Flight Medic for Medforce EMS. In his free time Todd enjoys coaching youth sports and is currently the field events coach for the North Scott Track and Field Team. Todd and his wife currently reside in Princeton, Iowa and have three kids.

Tracy Crowley

Tracy Crowley


Tracy is Co-Owner and Office Manager since 2005. Tracy is responsible for scheduling, day to day office duties, and marketing.

Tracy resides in Bettendorf with her husband and three children.

Our NPI Inspectors are:


    Our inspections meet industry-accepted standards of practice.  These standards are taught during the NPI initial training course and updated as needed. Feel free to ask for more details about our standards of practice.


    We carry Errors and Omissions (E&O) and general liability insurance.


    Initial training and continued education provided by the corporate office give us opportunities to learn and grow. Our backgrounds and drive to provide the most thorough inspection in the industry mean we’re constantly gaining new knowledge for use on the next inspection.


    National property Inspections Inc., founded in 1987, is one of the oldest companies in the industry.  Our reputation is built on standards of honesty, integrity and professionalism.

We are locally owned and operated.  As a locally-owned and operated company, we have a direct stake in making the community grow and prosper.