Mitchell J. Kuffa Jr. has been in the construction industry since 1967. In that time, he was worked as a construction superintendent, general superintendent, and construction manager for several large developers in the state of Michigan. He has been a licensed Michigan residential builder since 1977, was an incorporated general contractor for 11 years and has built and/or run the construction of approx. 3,500 residential houses, apartments, commercial structures and/or light industrial buildings. In 1981 he started the first private home inspection agency in Michigan and to date has personally performed approx. 20,000 inspections for a fee. Since 1981, Mr. Kuffa inspects properties and acts as a construction consultant for the Michigan Department of Mental Health (group homes), UAW Legal Services, numerous lenders, several non-profit organizations and for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. Mr. Kuffa is a federal housing fee inspector and FHA 203K mortgage loan consultant, works with several attorneys's as an "expert witness", has been appointed by the Michigan circuit court system to act as a Receiver in several cases concerning construction litigation and previously taught a series of construction classes (for misc. school districts, community colleges. Michigan state housing authority, etc.).