Michael Harlow-

Michael’s career path began at age 9, when he started helping his father, Grady Harlow, with the construction of single family homes. At age 17 he attended his father’s Plumbing Workshop in preparation for his plumbing license. Michael became the youngest in the state of North Carolina to hold a North Carolina Class I Plumbing license.

 After obtaining his license, Michael went on to supervise for many different jobs, and has even worked as an expert witness in various plumbing court cases. By age 25 Michael began teaching the NC Technical Code with his father and has maintained the business ever since. He has helped thousands prepare and pass the NC licensing exams. 

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Tonya Harlow

Having received her Business Administration degree, Tonya Harlow began to focus on the real estate market early in her career.  She maintains her Real Estate Broker/Salesman license in North Carolina, South Carolina, and New Mexico.  She has also used her business degree towards opening and operating three successful businesses, and is currently working on her forth endeavor.  Over the years Tonya has received numerous awards in her profession.  Most recently, Tonya was named “Business Professional of the Year” with the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) for 2010.

As the business facilitator for Grady Harlow Inc., Tonya is responsible for many tasks including lectures from the business portion of the course.   Students will find the business portion helpful when looking at the steps necessary in opening a business.   The lectures include all topics covering Business Project Management as well as NC Laws and Rules.  She looks forward to sharing her knowledge and experiences with each class.