About House2Home Inspection Services
About the Owners
Owner & President
Tom Rusco is the owner and president of House2Home Inspection Services. Tom is a former NIBI Certified Inspector and has performed 2,000+ home inspections over his 20 year home inspection career. He has an extensive background in home inspections, remodeling, construction, education and environmental issues. Tom develops, certifies, and instructs H2H Inspections’ CE Marketplace certified real estate continuing education courses. Tom manages the daily operations for House2Home Inspection Services and you will often speak with him when contacting our office to book an inspection with one of our home inspectors. Prior to owning H2H Inspections, Tom worked in finance for several automotive companies and as a small business consultant for an international consulting firm. He has a bachelor’s degree in finance from Grand Valley State University. Tom enjoys playing tennis and golf and travelling with his wife Lois.
Co-Owner & Vice PresidentLois Rusco is the co-owner and vice-president of House2Home Inspection Services and is the owner and president of Personalized Answering and Scheduling Services, Inc. (PASS). PASS provides virtual office services to hundreds of home inspectors across the country. This unique combination of home inspection experience gives Lois a wide perspective and knowledge base related to the home inspection industry. Lois’ education includes a BBA in accounting and an MBA in marketing. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Lois spent 20 years in the accounting, finance, sales and marketing departments for various companies including BDO, Kellogg Company, KAO/Jergens, Quaker Oats and Pepsi Cola. Outside of her business, Lois enjoys playing tennis and golf and travelling with her husband Tom.
About the Home Inspectors
Antonia Vivian has 20 years of experience in sales and marketing during which time she has earned several national sales awards. Antonia has demonstrated her wide range of skills by launching products/services, developing and maintaining customer accounts, and establishing sales/marketing systems for several companies. She has experience doing interpreting and bilingual work for healthcare, the courts and corporate projects. Antonia holds a BS degree in marketing from Indiana Wesleyan University. She is fluent in both Spanish and Italian.
Outside of work, Antonia occasionally does volunteer work for the Clinton River Watershed Council and Rochester ECOS. Antonia has mentored and coached beginners preparing to do triathlons and marathons for the American Stroke Association and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. She loves to spend time with family, friends and enjoys cycling, trail running, and downhill skiing.
Dex Berends is a Senior Inspector with House2Home Inspection Services. Dex is a certified home inspector by the National Institute of Building Inspectors and has completed several thousand home and building inspections. His inspection experience coupled with his background in plumbing and HVAC systems enables Dex to provide a thorough and comprehensive inspection for his clients. Dex is also a registered trainer for House2Home Inspections’ certified continuing education courses on environmental concerns, the inspection process, and septic systems that we provide to the real estate community. Clients comment on Dex’s personable and professional manner, plus his ability to explain home systems in easy to understand terms. In his spare time, Dex enjoys spending time with his family and is a motorcycle enthusiast.