ESG Team

Jinny worked along ESG’s founder and her husband, Craig Whittaker, since its inception in 2002. Following his passing in August 2014, she assumed a leadership role as Company President. Jinny has served as a NC Realtor and was co-owner of Whittaker Group, an independent provider of health and wellness products. Read more

Photo of Jinny Whittaker
Jinny Whittaker,

Dan is a board-certified Microbial Investigator (CMI) and EPA Certified Lead Risk Assessor and Inspector. He has 11 years of experience as the lead investigator on numerous IAQ projects, including multiple government facilities in counties across North Carolina and surrounding states.  Read more

Dan Whittaker, Vice President and Senior Indoor Environmental Professional

Vince brings over 20 years of combined experience as a practitioner and trainer in green building, energy auditing, and sustainability. He’s a certified HERS Rater, BPI Building Analyst, NGBS Verifier, LEED Accredited Professional and ISSP Sustainability Professional. Read more

Photo of Vince DiFrancesco
Vince DiFrancesco,
Energy Department Manager

Scott joined ESG in September of 2018. He has a BS degree in Construction Systems and Biology from East Carolina University and possesses an extensive knowledge of building structure design. Scott has 10 years of remediation experience, and holds multiple certifications from the IICRC. Read more

Scott Sumner,
Indoor Environmental Professional

Kip joined ESG in the Dec 2018 and brings 6 years of marketing and professional writing experience to the team.  Read more

Kip Reynolds,
Marketing Director

Stephanie joined ESG in March of 2018. She has been working in the construction field for 15 years and is currently working towards her associate degree in science. Read more

Photo of Stephanie Proctor
Stephanie Proctor, Office Manager

Susan joined ESG in October 2018. Her background is in home health administration, most recently focusing on quality improvement.   She has a BS in Public Health from UNC-CH and an MPA from East Carolina University. Read more

Susan Burns, Indoor Environmental Administrator

Tina has helped ESG with their QuickBooks since 2014. She joined the company in December 2017. Tina is a graduate of Penn State University with a B.S. in Mathematics. She brings 18 years of QuickBooks experience to the ESG Team. Read more

Photo of Tina Norman
Tina Norman,
Accounting Operations Specialist

Kristin joined ESG in the Summer of 2017. She graduated from Guilford College with a BA in English. In addition to ESG, she teaches yoga and does photography work. Read more

Photo of Kristin Wampler
Kristin Wampler,
Billing Specialist

Ryan joined ESG in the summer of 2017. He has been in the construction field since 2001, and became interested in building science in 2009 after attending a HERS Rater training course and realizing how poorly homes were being built at the time. Read more

Ryan Bennett, NGBS Verifier

Chris graduated from UNCG in 2013 with a BS in marketing. He began working with ESG in October of 2017. Since then, he has become a certified HERS Rater as well as an IAQ investigator with a CRIE certification. Read more

Chris McFarland, Indoor Environmental Professional and Energy Field Technician

Rex has been an energy field technician at ESG since November 2018. Since he started at ESG, he has gotten his certification in infiltration and duct leakage from the Building Performance Institute. Read more

Tyler (Rex) Newby, Energy Field Technician
Skip to toolbar