Inspection Instructors

NAFCT Founder Paul Pleshek

Paul Pleshek

Very active in the Floor Inspections industry, serving on committees for the NWFA, IICRC, FCLC, FEG and NICFI as well as on the Board of the NICFI and Floorcoverings Inspectors Educational Guild. Elected Vice President of the NICFI in 2010, President in 2012 and again elected President in 2014. As President of the NICFI I have initiated the NICFI Mentor Program to further the education of new or inexperienced inspectors, help start the Floor Coverings Leadership Council With the WFCA, NWFA, FCICA, MIA and others, helped design and implement two new NICFI web sites including the claimssolutions.org site that has generated an estimated $2.5 Million dollars in inspections for NICFI inspectors.


NAFCT Installation Certification instructors.

NAFCT Founder Sonny Callaham

Sonny Callaham

Mr. Callaham has over 30 years in the floor covering industry covering all aspects including installation, sales and training. Mr. Callaham started out installing multiple types of flooring in the commercial and residential markets.  Since then, he has been a Project Manager for one of the largest flooring contractors in Central Florida, as well a Manufacturer’s Representative prior to joining Royal Adhesives & Sealants in 2006 as their Application Specialist.

Mr. Callaham serves on the Board of Directors for the FCICA, where he also chairs the Industry Relations Committee. He is a contributing member of ASTM F06 and chairs the pH Standard task group. He is also a past advisor to the Flooring Educational Guild’s Educational Committee. Mr. Callaham is the TAC Chair for the ISSI Committee for the IICRC. He carries multiple industry certifications including Certified Flooring Installer through the CFI and Slab Moisture Testing Technician through the ICRI.

During his career he has almost exclusively dealt with floor covering claims. Having been involved with claims from all sides, from installer, distributor and manufacturer. He specializes in forensic investigation for complaints resulting in floor debonding.


NAFCT Installation Certification instructors. 

NAFCT Instructor Seth Pevarnik

Seth Pevarnik

Seth Pervanik has worked for Ardex, LP in the Technical Service Department since 1991 and is currently their Director of Technical Service. He has led the ARDEXacademy training program for Substrate Preparation, Moisture Control, Self-Leveling Underlayments and Patching Compounds, Tile & Stone Installation Systems, Engineered Concrete Repair systems and Designer Floor/Polished Systems. He has presented information on moisture in concrete, substrate preparation, flooring adhesives and tile & stone to many industry groups. Seth is active in several industry associations and standards organizations to include ASTM, FCICA, STARNET, INSTALL, MMSA and currently serves as the IICRC Vice Chair for the ISSI Certification.


NAFCT Installation Certification instructors.

Heat weld Flashcove instructors

NAFCT Instructor Mike Pigeon

Mike Pigeon

NAFCT Instructor Daniel Gonzalez

Daniel Gonzalez