Virginia Licensee Earns Home Inventory Industry Certification

Expanding her credentials, certified concierge and owner of TimeWise Inventory Services achieves home inventory industry certification.

Julie UlrichPRESS RELEASE – Nationwide Inventory Professionals announces that Licensee Julie Ulrich, owner of TimeWise Inventory Services has earned the designation of Certified Inventory Specialist (CIS) through the home inventory industry association, National Inventory Certification Association (NICA). Achieving this designation provides industry credentials that help assure clients of knowledge and professionalism.


In addition to passing the courses, a requirement for certification and membership with NICA is to agree to conduct business according to the established industry Code of Ethics.


There is a surge of awareness from ancillary industries as this industry grows. Insurance agents are encouraging policyholders to have a home or business inventory. Estate attorneys refer inventory professionals to their executor clients to complete the emotional estate inventory task. Accountants recommend this important documentation to their business clients.


Founder of Nationwide Inventory Professionals, Mike Hartman stated, “We encourage our Licensees to pursue continued education as well as membership in NICA. This led us to pay for each Licensee’s 1st year of membership in NICA along with the costs of the required courses and the certification exam. Giving our Licensees this benefit of a solid start-up is essential to their success.”


As a certified concierge, Ulrich is well aware of the value of continued industry education, along with being associated with other professionals in one’s field. “Being part of something bigger is important when you’re a solo entrepreneur, and membership in NICA is one of the ways I feel connected with others in the industry.”


Based in Chesapeake, Virginia, TimeWise Inventory Services provides residential contents, commercial asset, and estate inventory services in the state of Virginia and northern North Carolina. For more information, visit


About National Inventory Certification Association


The National Inventory Certification Association (NICA) is nationally recognized as the official certification authority for the personal property/asset inventory industry. The certification and continuing education opportunities ensure that members have access to quality industry knowledge as well as business and professional development resources to help achieve the success they seek for their home and business contents inventory companies.