Louie Delaware - President & Co-Founder
BS in Mechanical Engineering from University of Wisconsin – Madison
MBA from University of Colorado – Denver
22 years of research and development experience in technological, medical, & analytical products, including numerous patents
Project director for a spectroscopic analysis system that was recognized as a 2001 International R&D 100 Award Winner for Advanced Technologies
Founder of US Safety Pros – Professional childproofing, radon testing & mitigation, home accessibility and home safety services in over 3,800 homes
National-media home safety speaker and author
Awarded 6 industry credentials (CLIPP, LIPA, HATS, ACPC, CRM, CAPS)
National Education Speaker for the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA)
Editorial Advisory Board member for Kitchen & Bath Business Magazine
As proud parents, Louie, and his wife Judy, live outside picturesque Boulder, Colorado. When he is not bicycling or skiing, he is probably walking or running their 3 lightning-fast whippet racing dogs.
Erik Listou - Vice President & Co-Founder
Erik is proud to be a senior and is passionate about providing safe and comfortable housing for everyone. Recognized by the housing industry with eight national credentials and project and leadership awards, Erik blends almost five decades as a building professional with a focus on bringing awareness of home safety issues to the industry and consumers. He has published countless articles and produced/hosted his own talk radio show. From design, to body language, to strategic planning, he is an energetic public speaker and knowledgeable housing and business consultant.
Now, with his colleague and former Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) student, Louie Delaware, they have pioneered education and standardized assessments for home accessibility and safety.
Over five decades and $100M building industry experience
Awarded nine housing industry credentials and instructor for CLIPP, LIPA, HATS, CAPS #43, CAASH, CGR, CGP, RRP, LDST
National, state, local - project and service awards
Former Habitat For Humanity Executive Director (Denver area)
SME for NAHB Carpentry Standards and Project Management
Produced and hosted a 125 episode talk radio show in Denver
NAHB Global Opportunities Board and 55+ Housing Council
NKBA approved national speaker
Kitchen & Bath Design News - 2019 Top 50 Innovators
Author, consultant, and speaker - over 2,000 live (pre-Zoom) appearances
Co-Founder of the Living In Place Institute
A proud grandfather and professional musician living in the mountains of Colorado, Erik and his artist wife, Frances, delight thousands of children of all ages during the December holidays.