Industry leader joins InterNACHI.

InterNACHI is pleased to announce that industry leader Dr. Lionel Nowotny has joined InterNACHI.
Lionel J. Nowotny, PhD
Senior Inspector Instructor, ITA Texas
Lionel is the Senior Inspector Instructor at the Leonard-Hawes, ITA Inspector School in Dallas, Texas.  Lionel is a “Distinguished Graduate” of the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD (1961) and earned a PhD in Engineering from the University of Texas in Austin (1971).  He served as an officer in the U.S. Navy serving on Nuclear Submarines and in numerous engineering management assignments during his twenty-year military career.  He is a Registered Professional Engineer, Licensed Real Estate Broker, Professional Inspector, Mortgage Broker, Real Estate Appraiser and a Property and Casualty Insurance Adjuster.  In the past he has founded several corporations pursuing engineering and real estate related services.  He developed the first operational “Business Incubator” in the City of Dallas and was a consultant to the Puerto Rican Government in economic development in the early 1990’s.  He has been the president of the Texas Mini-Storage Association, Board Member for the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce and a national Trustee for the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association. His many credentials are a result of his love for learning and teaching coupled with a belief that he lives by: “The more knowledge one has about the overall industry, the more effective he/she will be.” Lionel has developed a highly effective “Exam Preparation” course for Inspector Licensee Candidates as well a system by which prospective, current and past inspector students can communicate their ideas, questions and concerns.  Dr. Nowotny is member of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors.