Our Staff


Our team of instructors are experts in preparing you to pass your exams. They have owned their own businesses, worked for developers and builders, engineering firms, utility companies and municipalities. They are dedicated to your success and will be there with you every step of the way. We have regularly scheduled classes but will also work with you one-on-one; in person, via video conferencing, or over the phone. Whatever works for you works for us!


Andrea Hoffman - Lead Instructor 


B.S. in Civil Engineering
Florida Certified General Contractor
Florida Certified Underground Utility and Excavation Contractor
Florida Certified Plumbing Contractor
Florida Home Inspector
Florida Real Estate Sales Associate


Fay Bamond - Instructor


Fay Bamond has been a licensed Florida Building Contractor since 2004. She has experience in the construction of  new single family as well as multi-family homes, commercial additions and residential remodeling projects of all levels of complexity. She has extensive knowledge of the real estate market and its relationship to the construction industry having owned a mortgage firm, real estate brokerage and title insurance company. Fay is a proud Florida native and holds a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Florida State University as well as a Minor in Education. She brings a unique, high energy approach to teaching, taking a personal interest in each of her students to ensure they receive the information they need to successfully pass their exams and are prepared to enter the next stage of their professional lives.


B.S. in Mass Communications
Florida Certified Building Contractor
Florida Real Estate Broker Associate


Jack Sheffield - Instructor



Jack Sheffield has been instructing Florida contractor candidates for decades. He is versed in all of the major trades, along with mold remediation and assessment, and home inspection. He has a B.S. in Education from the University of North Florida, in Jacksonville, where he resides. He is also a certified Florida building contractor with many years' experience in the marine construction and residential home building industries. He likes spending time with his family and dogs, and working on projects around the house. 


B.S. in Education
Florida Certified Building Contractor


Yegor Gomes - Spanish Tutor


Yegor Gomes is a Florida Certified General Contractor with six years of experience in commercial and residential projects. He has an A.A.S Degree in Construction Management from Salt Lake College, in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is trilingual, fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, and English and specializes in providing Spanish-language tutoring for Florida Business and Finance, Residential, Building and General Contractors License Examinations. His inclusive approach enriches the learning experience, while his expertise in providing Spanish tutorials adds an extra dimension to his teaching. A dedicated family man and father of two autistic children, Yegor brings compassion and patience to his instruction. Join Yegor on an empowering educational journey, where he not only imparts technical knowledge but also shares invaluable tips and techniques for success, along with priceless life lessons. Whether you’re an experienced builder or an aspiring contractor, Yegor’s guidance will elevate your construction prowess. Embark on a remarkable learning adventure with a tutor who genuinely cares about your growth.


A.A.S Degree in Construction Management from Salt Lake College
Florida Certified General Contractor


Bob Messing - Electrical Instructor


Florida State Certified Electrical Contractor
NCCER Certified Instructor
International Association of Electrical Inspectors Member
National Fire Protection Association Member



Carlos Diaz - Licensing Advisor

Florida Contractor License Expert


Carlos has over 20 years experience in sales and customer service. A tri-lingual (Spanish, Portuguese, and English) speaker, Carlos is ready to provide the support needed for your success. With a degree in History and Education Carlos has a deep understating of how hard examinations and courses can be. He is here to help you and provide the best support for your success. Prior to working with 1 Exam Prep Carlos worked has a residential manager and became very familiar with OSHA and regulations in the state of Florida, along with being an USMC veteran. For sales inquiries, please contact him at 954-414-0293 or Carlos@1examprep.com.


Peter Versace - Licensing Advisor

Florida Contractors Exam Expert


Don't let the last name fool you! He can help you with any Florida State or County contractors' license you need. You can call him at 407-844-6815 with any questions you may have. We are here to help! You can email him at Peter@1examprep.com.