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Generous Rotarians fund handicapped-accessible ropes course for youth camp

Stacy Martin Special to The City Sentinel OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A leg-shattering injury while he fought in Vietnam made Jack Werner aware of handicapped-accessibility needs at a young age. His commitment has continued throughout his life. Last month, Werner, a South Oklahoma City Rotarian and owner of A to Z Inspections, and Midwest City […]

Arbitration and mediation in construction related disputes

By Jack L. Werner, Ph.D. A To Z Inspections   I traveled to Santa Fe, New Mexico, the first part of August to enhance my construction-related credentials through training with Construction Dispute Resolution Services (CDRS). Owned by Peter Merrill, a member of the National Home Builders Association board of directors for many years, CDRS is […]

A home inspector equals a commercial property inspector? Think again

By Jack L. Werner, Ph.D., A To Z Construction The basics are there, but you wouldn’t build a skyscraper on a house foundation. Sure, a few very small commercial jobs are basically home inspections. The condo office complex would be an example. As size and complexity change, home inspection training isn’t sufficient to do the […]

Oklahoma City businessmen Feehan and Werner honored for trades training curricula

Staff Report The Global Learning Center at Oral Roberts University recognized Todd Feehan, owner of Dad’s Plumbing, and Jack Werner, owner of A to Z Commercial and Residential Inspections, at ORU’s Augmented and Virtual Reality in Education Conference on May 17 with the ORU AVR Education Impact Award. The award was given for their work […]

Analysis: Skilled trades will name their own wages in the future

Jack L. Werner, Ph.D., A To Z Construction “The wave of the future is coming, and there is no fighting it.” – Anne Morrow Lindberg. Nineteen percent of our high school graduates will complete a college degree of some type. We spend our energy, money, and talent to provide opportunities for this 19 percent. What […]

Inspections a major cause of deals busting? Studies say no

by Jack L. Werner, Ph.D. A to Z Inspections A National Association of Realtors survey revealed, “only 64 percent of purchase contracts settled on time, 29% experienced delays and 7% fell apart.” Of the 7% that do not close, what gets in the way?   •    39% Financing issues •    16% Appraisal disagreements •    11% Title and deed […]

The three factors in every purchase

Jack L. Werner, Ph.D. A to Z Inspections The three factors in every purchase are: •    The Price/Cost •    The Timing/Getting the Product/Service when You Want It •    The Value/Quality My life has gone very well because I accept general principles, common business precepts, as applicable to me.  The standard rule on the three factors involved in every […]

South OKC Rotary honors Jack Werner with Lee Deschamps Award

Staff Report Local entrepreneur Jack Werner, a regular columnist for The City Sentinel, has received this year’s Lee DesChamps Award from the South Oklahoma City Rotary. According to a release from the organization, “Few people exemplified the essence of Rotary better than Lee DesChamps, a kind and caring man deeply involved in his community, his […]

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