Scott and Vicki founded APEX in 1996, and have owned and operated the company since.  They enjoy walking, hiking, bicycling, reading, playing games, attending OSU football games, the theater, and visiting the Oregon coast and central Oregon.  Scott and Vicki have been happily married since 1992.  They are the proud parents of two grown sons, a grown daughter and two adorable grandchildren.

Oregon Home Inspection Company Apex Home Inspections Scott and Vicki Farnes

Scott and Vicki Farnes

Home Inspectors/Sewer Scope Tech's:

APEX has three licensed, Oregon Certified Home Inspectors. Our inspectors are also licensed by the state of Oregon to perform structural Pest and Dry Rot Inspections.


Joe joined APEX in 2020. He has worked in construction, plumbing and electrical since 1996. In 2019 he became an Oregon Certified Home Inspector. Joe enjoys everything outdoors from quads to hunting, fishing, and lots of sports. He really loves coaching youth girls sports. He has a wonderful family, two amazing daughters, his loving wife, and the darn yellow lab, Ever.

Joe Harris, OCHI #2278


Andy became an Oregon Certified Home Inspector in 2019.  Prior to that he worked in both commercial and residential construction.  Andy is married and has two teenage boys.  He likes rock-hounding, riding dirt bikes and playing disc golf.  He and his wife, love the beach, camping and enjoying the Friday night lights while watching their boys play football.

Andy Stephens, OCHI #2287


Jim Walker, OCHI #2304

Jim is a US Navy veteran who spent six years aboard a fast-attack submarine.  Following his time in the service he worked in the high tech industry, both commercial and residential construction, roofing and electrical.  In 2019 he became an Oregon Certified Home Inspector.

Jim enjoys the great outdoors, taking 100-plus mile bike rides, fishing, clamming and golf.  His favorite hobby is RC airplanes, where he often builds and repairs his own planes from scratch.  Jim has a wonderful family with eight amazing kids, his loving wife, and his best buddy, Koda, an Australian Shepherd who keeps the whole family in line.

Environmental Inspector:

Oregon Home Inspection Company Apex Home Inspections Greg Bailey

Greg joined APEX in 2016.  He began doing sewer scopes in 2013 during a one-year internship.  In 2014 he received his Sewer Scope certification, Underground Storage Tank Tester certification, and Radon & Radon Decay Product Measurement certification.  Greg chose the environmental inspection field because he enjoys the search and discovery process.

Greg Bailey

Radon Technicians:

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Jenny joined APEX in 2013.  She loves spending time with her family and friends.  Jenny has a "wild" and "busy" family, and she enjoys every minute of their craziness.  Her family includes four boys, two dogs and her "hubby", whom she has been married to since 1995.  Jenny loves watching her boys play basketball and baseball, and watching scary movies.

Jenny MacClanathan


Steve joined APEX in 2018.  He is very interested in weather, space exploration and science.  Steve's likes include car racing, motocross and off-road racing, and his hobbies include fishing, hunting, mountain biking, RC cars and off-roading.  Steve is the proud father of a daughter.

Steve Brown

Office Staff:

APEX is committed to providing excellent customer service that is responsive, friendly and professional.


Suzy joined APEX in 2004.  She is blessed with her husband, two grown children and identical twin grandsons.  Suzy enjoys keeping busy and, when not at work, you can usually find her at Jazzercise or walking her Frenchton dog, Stella.

Suzy Hansen


Jennifer joined APEX in 2013.  She began her career at APEX working as a Radon Technician.  In 2018 she moved to the front office and became an Office Specialist.  Jennifer enjoys having the opportunity each day of working with various real estate agents and clients while assisting with their inspection needs.

Jennifer Polzel

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