Meet Our Staff
Dedicated Professionals From Start to Finish
Our inspectors are seasoned pros. All have years of construction, remodeling and field experience and are certified members of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) or InterNACHI (International Association of Certified Home Inspectors).
Brian Snowberg, Lead Inspector is a 20 year nationally certified ASHI inspector and two-time past president of the Minnesota ASHI Chapter. His experience and knowledge about residential homes is substantial. Brian was a residential remodeling contractor for 12 years prior to opening Heartland with Vicki. He and his wife Kerry are lifelong Twin Cities residents with two grown children. He’s a motorcycle enthusiast who’s always planning the next trip.
Vicki Hoeppner, Manager Whether you’re a first time buyer, experienced homeowner or Realtor, Vicki’s goal is to make sure your entire Heartland experience is professional and responsive. She may be ‘behind the curtain’ a lot of the time but her involvement in day to day operations is extensive. Don’t hesitate to reach out if you have a question. Vicki and her husband Bill have a grown son and enjoy remodeling, walking the Minneapolis lakes and feeding their travel habit by house sitting.
Brett Cook is a nationally certified ASHI inspector and has inspected thousands Twin Cities homes. He has an extensive and comprehensive knowledge of housing and makes his clients feel comfortable throughout the process. He’s worked as a remodeler, construction project manager, Realtor, State energy auditor, and principal in a home inspection company. Brett and his wife Sherry have four children. His personal interests include fishing, motorcycle touring, wilderness canoe camping, and skiing.
Chuck Linn is a nationally certified ASHI inspector who’s been inspecting homes for 15 years. He’s known for his patient ‘bedside’ manner with clients and a common sense approach to home ownership. He’s inspected homes of all ages and sizes ranging from 800 sq foot condominiums to very large single family homes as well as duplexes. When he’s not inspecting properties, you’ll find Chuck with family and friends (or on the golf course).
Nick Koenig is a nationally certified ASHI and InterNACHI inspector with 15+ years in the business. He’s a licensed contractor and former real estate agent and has managed over 50 residential rehab projects. Nick’s complete understanding of homes, attention to detail and ability to translate complex house details in understandable terms make him a reliable inspector who’s schedule is always full. His hobbies include motorcycles, computers, woodworking and RC airplanes. Nick and his wife have two active sons.
Matt Karr is a natural in this business – a nationally certified ASHI inspector who’s spent his entire career in residential housing. We’ve found that by hiring people who love what they do and live to serve others, our customers are thrilled and our business thrives. Matt is all that and more. Focused and curious, he has the detailed mindset of an engineer and the ability to relate to people like a trusted pro.