Victor Imgarten – CVC Success Group Trainer

Victor Imgarten serves as a member of our team of trainers at CVC Success Group. A long-time veteran of the chimney, venting, and hearth industries Vic brings a wealth of knowledge and value to the CVC team of trainers. 

A long-time instructor at the CSIA National Chimney Sweep Academy Victor has the background and experience to work with your team members in areas of field training in the practice of the chimney service trade. He is an excellent choice as a trainer and well suited to work in training your new service techs to take them to the level you envision. He interacts in an excellent manner with new recruits to the industry, this proven through his many times serving as an instructor of new industry members during his career as an instructor at the chimney sweep school. 

Victor’s resume includes a long list of accomplishments and certifications, they include:

  • A graduate of Washington University
  • A graduate of the Dale Carnegie Institute
  • CSIA, CCP Certified
  • NFI Certified
  • NCI Carbon Monoxide and Combustion Analyst Certified
  • Certified Fluke Thermal Camera, Application for Infrared Thermography for Weatherization
  • Resnet energy rater
  • Certified Gemologist
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Currently he is the owner of Clean Sweep Chimney Service and also  owner of Energy Efficiencies Solutions.

His extensive industry service includes serving as:

  • President of The Chimney Safety Institute of America
  • President of The National Chimney Sweep Guild
  • Member of the National Fireplace Institute Board of Governors
  • Founding member of the Missouri Chimney Sweep Guild
  • Chair of the NCSG Certification Committee

Victor has also studied extensively in various European countries, and visited European Chimney Sweeping schools and this brings him a unique perspective on chimney sweeping not only in the USA, but also from around the world. His attendance at ESCHFOE conferences has also served to further his industry education and be on the forefront of industry changes and challenges. 

One of his interests outside of the world of chimney service is Beekeeping and he is the owner of Sooty Bee Honey Farms. This has bought Victor to an enhanced viewpoint on environmental issues that chimney service technicians can assist in correcting.

If you are in need of a trainer to work with your new recruits to get them field-ready to be effective and profitable, Victor provides you a great choice, reach out to him at and set up a call to see if Victor is the answer to your training dilemma. Victor is the guy that can come to you and work as a trainer with your team members on your chimneys. 

Another CVC Success Group coach who has a fair share of knowledge on the Chimney & Venting industry is our CVC Success Group founder Jerry Isenhour. Jerry has helped multiple businesses reach their goals and yours could be next!