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Our Staff

Trained, Hardworking Professionals

At Higher Ground we work to provide you the most comprehensive and concise representation of the current condition of your home.  We provide you with the knowledge you'll need to make an informed decision and bring you peace of mind in your home purchase.


Our Mission

Our mission is to use our training, knowledge, and understanding of industry standards to provide a product that is easily understandable while conveying a clear meaning.  We strive to enable our clients by providing them the information they need to make an informed decision.

CEO, Tony Ponder

Tony Ponder

Owner, President

Alabama Home Inspector

License # HI-4200

Certified Drone Pilot

Certification # 4452527

Certified Radon Tester

ID # 10996-RT

American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) Certified Inspector

Member # 260980


International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI)

Member # INTERNACHI17040603

Member of the Birmingham Association of Realtors

Certified by the American Home Inspector Training Institute (AHIT)

Successfully passed the National Home Inspectors Examination

Successfully passed the ASHI Standards of Practice and Ethics Exams

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