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Discovery Story

Gary and Kay Sloan are the owners of Discovery Inspections. They began the business in 1997. Their ambition was to create a home inspection company that offered a wide variety of services. More importantly, a service that could be counted on for providing valuable information so clients can be positioned to make sound decisions. Gary and Kay both know the significance of quality, service and professionalism. Every inspection is just as important as the last. They remind themselves and the Discovery team of how every detail matters. As a company…good enough never is.

They constantly look for ways to improve whether it is scheduling, the reports, the inspection protocol, or communication with the clients. Gary and Kay are committed to ensuring clients have a positive, interactive and educational experience…not just an inspection.

The company strives to provide technical information and advice so clients can be positioned to make sound decisions for their families or businesses. In addition to being a Certified Master Inspector, Gary has numerous credentials that establish him as a technical subject matter expert. He personally trains each Discovery inspector so they will deliver the best service possible.

Discovery Mission

Our mission is to provide property buyers, sellers and owners unbiased, comprehensive technical information regarding property conditions that allow well-informed decisions.


  • Honor God by faithfully following His plan.
  • Pursue growth & develop God-given talents.
  • Passionately and lovingly serve from the heart.
  • Be trustworthy, honest and transparent in every transaction.
  • Sponsor others’ success.
  • Be generous and pay it forward.
  • Lead with love, compassion, humility and understanding.
  • Embrace change and drive innovation.
  • Build a harmonious, positive and fun team spirit.
  • Consistently raise the bar.
  • Deliver customer-centric GUSTO. (Giving Unbelievable Service to Others)
  • Encourage each other to succeed at the highest level.

Our Fantastic Discovery Team

Discovery Inspection Gary Sloan

Gary Sloan

Owner & CEO

Gary’s ambition was to create a property inspection company that offered a wide variety of services. It is important to provide a service that can be counted on for providing valuable information, so clients can be positioned to make sound decisions. Gary understands the significance of quality, service and professionalism.

Discovery Inspection Kay Sloan

Kay Sloan


Kay, married to Gary, responsibly maintains the finances to ensure the company remains strong, compliant and audit ready.

Discovery Inspection Chris Rowe

Chris Rowe

Certified Master Inspector: Lead Inspector

Chris Rowe is one of our Certified Master Inspectors at Discovery Inspections. As Chris is a combat veteran who was honorably discharged as an Army Staff Sergeant of 10 years, Chris’ military experience, as well as work experience in document management and pest control, lends itself extremely well to the role of Inspector. Attention to detail, promptness and clear communication helps Chris excel at our company.

Discovery Inspection Lisa Ricciardi

Lisa Ricciardi

Marketing Director

Lisa was born and raised in Queens, New York and has lived in Peachtree City since 1992. She has been happily working with the Discovery team since 2010. She always has a smile on her face and enthusiastically assists our client’s and referral sources.

Discovery Inspection Tina Yanosky

Tina Yanosky

Customer Care Coordinator

Tina joined Discovery Inspections in Aug 2016. She is a native New Orleanian who moved to Senoia 4 years ago and is happy to call Georgia home.

Aaron Ferrell

Certified Master Inspector

Aaron Ferrell is a Certified Master Inspector who is known for his keen attention to detail and is also code certified for new construction. He spent years in the automotive industry as a certified vehicle inspector and appraiser. Aaron is a prior tradesman, who continues his craft through home renovation and woodworking. Aaron is one of our most requested inspectors.

Adam Anderson

Certified Discovery Inspector

Adam Anderson is part of our team of certified inspectors. With his 22 plus military experience, he brings a militant work ethics to all his inspections. His attention to detail, clear communication, and positive attitude makes for a fantastic inspector.
A native of Louisiana and a Bulldog fan, Adam, has become a valued member of our Discovery family.

Shawn Newton

Certified Discovery Inspector

Shawn is a certified home inspector, bringing to our company over 15 years of experience as an HVAC technician in both commercial and residential heating and air conditioning systems. He cares about quality and service and customer satisfaction. When Shawn isn’t on an inspection, he is spending time with his wife and daughter, working in the garden and his garage, or catching a fish or two.

Jeff Maycumber

Certified Discovery Inspector

Jeff is our resident firefighter!  He has been a Captain in Coweta for over 20 years.  He has served homes in different capacities for over 12 years.  Jeff has a keen eye for detail and is passionate about home safety issues.  In his spare time Jeff enjoys his wife of 24 years and his 16 year old son.  Jeff is a great addition to our Discovery family.

Chris Pate

Certified Discovery Inspector

Chris graduated from Stockbridge High School in 1983 and immediately joined the United States Air Force as a base policeman. He spent 8 years in the service travelling from Panama City, Fl to the United Kingdom and eventually to the high desert just north of Los Angeles. Chris joined the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department in 1991 patrolling the streets of Compton, CA until an on-duty injury cut his career short after only 14 years. After he retired from the Sheriff’s Department, Chris attended The Florida State University where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. He has worked with different law firms and investigative agencies showcasing his investigative talents. Looking for a change of pace, Chris joined the Discovery Inspections team and began life as a home inspector.

Caleb Warg

Certified Discovery Inspector

Caleb was born and raised in Rutland, Massachusetts. He moved to Florida to attend Pensacola Christian College where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities and found his beautiful wife Dawn. Dawn, being a native Georgia Peach, brought Caleb to Georgia where he started his career as a home inspector. Caleb is passionate about family, faith, and the New England Patriots. Caleb is incredibly through, caring and routinely requested by clients and agents alike.

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