About Sammy Bickham, Jr.
Sammy Bickham is unique in the inspection world, and has a diverse background that brings multi-dimensional value to his clients. He has been in the inspection field for over 30 years, even prior to the state's licensing of inspectors. He is one of the most experienced inspectors in the business today.
Professional Experience Includes:
- Served over 18,000 clients, with transactions valued at over $3.5 billion
- Member in good standing of the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating
- Founding President / TPREIA North Texas
- Adjunct Professor of Real Estate / Collin College
- Instructor in local college and real estate investment classes since 1997
- Pioneer of the Inspection Industry in Texas since 1983
- Mentored 10 men in the business since 1992
- Licensed as Texas real estate broker in 1980 (license currently retired)
- Selected by D Magazine in 2006 as one of DFW's top home inspectors (as voted by realtors in the Dallas Metroplex)
- BBA from Southern Methodist University in 1980 (Concentration in Finance & Real Estate)
Beyond his professional experience, Mr. Bickham is a life-long resident of the Dallas Metroplex, and has actively invested in the communities of which he is and has been a part.
Volunteer & Community Service Work Includes:
- Co-founder of a private school Pre K -12 in Dallas, TX, now in its 26th year of operation
- Previously on board of Practice Ministries (a father / son or daughter program designed to strengthen fathers' relationships with their children)
- On Advisory board of McCuistion TV, a nationally viewed television show providing excellence in public broadcasting fore more 25 than years: "Talking about things that matter with people who care."
- Chair of Farmers Branch Community Garden 2010-2011
As a youth and young man, Mr. Bickham was an extremely gifted athlete, with talent that would have carried him to the top of the NFL and / or Major League Baseball. His career was cut short due to a severe knee injury and its subsequent complications. Prior to the injury, he received the following accolades:
On a personal note, Mr. Bickham is:
- Happy husband of Kristen
- Father of three awesome sons
- Grandfather of three grandchildren
- Texas native and resident of Farmers Branch, Carrollton and Plano for over 40 years