About IEB

Becoming an Empire Builder is so much more than building a business. It's about building a business that gives you the best that life has to offer. More time with your loved ones, more money and freedom to do things you've always wanted to do, experiencing adventures that others only dream about, better health and more vitality, helping and blessing other people with abundance, and living a life of joy and purpose.

It's about you becoming the very best version of you. 

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What is IEB?

IEB stands for Inspector Empire Builder. It's the tip of the spear of innovation, growth systems, technology, leadership development, high performance team building, and thinking BIG to build true empires within the North American inspection industry.

IEB is an industry first and the new opportunity for growth, profitability, and quality of life for home inspectors.

We've brought together the very best growth systems, processes, technology, and marketing from the inspection industry and paired it with the very best business systems, leadership development, hiring and training systems, and business coaching. The result is a new standard of growth for the North American inspection industry. 

Who is IEB?

Greg Bryan

Founder of IEB
IEB Business Coach

Greg has been in the Inspection Industry since 1994 and owns and operates one of the fastest growing inspection companies in North America, Bryan & Bryan Inspections in Houston, TX. Greg is highly respected in the Inspection Industry as a true leader, an innovator, business mind, and growth-driven person of high integrity. Greg and his team operate with proven growth systems, models, technology, and high-performance team building that have propelled them to be on course to become the largest inspection company in North America.

Mark Hummel


Mark brings more than 19 years of leadership and coaching experience spanning multiple industries and disciplines. With a passion for building intelligent systems, processes, and models, Mark has helped thousands of people shift the trajectory of their lives and their businesses through teaching, coaching, and training. As a coach, Mark brings a multidisciplinary approach to business, personal, and health coaching that focuses on the person and where they are in their growth journey. As the CEO of Inspector Empire Builder, Mark is committed to shifting the way business is done in the industry by continuing to focus on the people within it. “We’re just getting started!” – Mark Hummel 

Brandon Paternoster

IEB's Service Coordinator

Brandon Paternoster is a seasoned entrepreneur and business coach with a passion for helping individuals achieve their dreams and goals. He started his entrepreneurial journey at the age of 12, and since then has been involved in numerous successful businesses across different industries. With experience as a business coach since 2018, Brandon works with clients to understand their unique situations, identify areas for improvement, and develop actionable strategies for success. His commitment to his clients' success, combined with his expertise and practical approach, makes him a valuable asset to any business owner or individual looking to achieve their goals.

Kaylee Buch

IEB Team Leader

Kaylee has a background in management, customer service, business development, coach development, and health coaching. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Sioux Falls and a master’s degree from Wichita State University. She’s passionate about supporting and empowering others to successfully achieve their goals while falling in love with the process. With an incredible talent for communicating with people in a way that empowers them, Kaylee’s experience and operations skill set is a huge part of the IEB operations team. Her previous experiences personally and professionally will also play a big part in our mission to train and coach inspection companies to create powerful businesses and obtain time freedom. 


Elizabeth Wills

IEB Community Engagement Coordinator

Elizabeth has a background in sales, customer service, marketing, and a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. She is an operations chameleon, handling member relations, database management, and all the other behind-the-scenes details that make IEB run. Her flexible nature and commitment to quality make her a huge asset to the team. Originally from the Rio Grande Valley, Elizabeth moved to Houston for a better future, which she has found with IEB!

Jackson Vail

Growth Coordinator

 Prior to joining Inspector Empire Builder, Jackson spent several years working in sales and marketing for a variety of organizations, gaining valuable insights into what it takes to build and maintain successful businesses. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Colorado, and is known for his exceptional analytical skills and strategic mindset. Whether it's improving sales and marketing performance, optimizing operational efficiency, or developing new revenue streams, Jackson has the knowledge and expertise to help businesses grow and thrive.


With a diverse community of Member Companies!

Meet IEB's Amazing Coaching Team

Greg Bryan

Founder of IEB
IEB Entrepreneur Coach
RGT Instructor

Owner of Bryan & Bryan Inspections

Rob & Michelle Hopkin

IEB Partner
IEB Business Coach for All Builder Levels
Owner's of Pro-Tec Inspections

Rob & Cat Lemoine

IEB Partner
IEB Business Coaches
C: Co-Lead of Women of IEB

Founders of Residential Inspectors of America

Mark Hummel

IEB Lead Business Coach for All Levels of Memberships

Brandon Paternoster

IEB Service Coordinator
IEB Business Coach
RSTMM Instructor
Owner of Elevate Inspection Group

Chris Enright

IEB Business Coach
PEB Business Coach
RGT Instructor
RSTMM Instructor
Vice-President of Bryan Family Companies

Erin Guyton

IEB Financial Coach

Wally Conway

IEB Business Coach
RGT Instructor
RSTMM Instructor
Brand Ambassador of Residential Inspector of America

Philippe & Tonja Heller

P: IEB Business Coach
T: Co-Lead of Women of IEB

Owners of The Real Estate Inspection Company

Hank Lobdell

IEB Business Coach
Owners of Radiant Property Inspections

Wes Mast

IEB Entrepreneur Coach
Owner of Pro-spect Inspection Services

JT Edgren

IEB Builder Coach
Owner of Central Florida Building Inspectors

Steven Hudak

PEB Business Coach

The Mission of IEB 

Training and coaching inspection companies through proven systems and models in servicing, operations, and growth to create a powerful business structure that leads to rapid growth, record breaking profitability, and time freedom.

We accomplish this mission through proven systems and models for success, and deliver the value through the most talented inspection and business coaches in the industry. 


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