Jim Mailey

Simpson Strong-Tie
Pleasanton, CA
United States

Jim Mailey is the Midwest, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic market training manager for Simpson Strong-Tie. He is considered an expert in safe, outdoor wood deck construction and is an advisor on structural issues for the North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA). Since joining Simpson Strong-Tie in 1992, Jim has given hundreds of presentations to more than 25,000 design professionals, building officials, home inspectors, builders, contractors, and dealers. Jim has been doing education to home inspectors since 1998 and was the 1st person to provide a complete program on what to look for on a deck to home inspectors at InspectionWorld in New Orleans in 2008. Additionally, he was the 1st person to provide deck education to contractors for NADRA. He has written articles about deck safety for the ASHI Reporter and NAHI Forum home inspector publications and has written for ThisIsCarpentry about deck construction. He is quoted in numerous contractor magazines and internet articles about deck safety. He earned his B.A. in Biology from Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.