Jim Pearson is a Certified Mechanical Hygienist. He is president and CEO of Mold Inspection Services, Inc., and co-owner of Americlean Corporation, a full-service disaster restoration business in Billings, Mont. for 42 years. Pearson has experience as consensus body chairman, revising and publishing the ANSI/IICRC S-520 Standard for Professional Mold Remediation. Pearson is also a standards writer for the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) on mold and moisture assessments. He is a past chairman of the board for IICRCA (Council of Associations), and past officer and director for the Restoration Industry Association (RIA). Pearson is a published author, consultant and is retained as an expert witness in litigation cases. He is a certified instructor on environmental issues for the Montana Board of Realty Regulation, and an EPA-certified Lead-safe Renovator/Trainer.