Member News – November 2017

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November 8, 2017

Wade Named CEO at North American Roofing

Kelly Wade has been appointed as CEO of North American Roofing. Wade, who joined the company in 2009 as the director of marketing, worked her way up to director of sales and marketing, VP of strategy, and then executive VP and COO. She brings over 20 years of business strategy experience to the position. North American Roofing employs 500 people nationwide and was founded in 1979. It is headquartered in Tampa, FL. Wade is an Industry Affiliate member of RCI.

Staples Named Denver Schools Project Manager

Jim Staples, RRO, has accepted the position of project manager with the Denver Public Schools, the 33rd largest school district in the nation. He continues to operate his own company, Envision Building Solutions, LLC. Staples is a Quality Assurance Observer member of RCI and reports, “I have used my extensive knowledge of the building envelope industry already in design and construction of multiple school facilities here in Denver. RCI resources have been invaluable to the success of our new and existing learning environments. I continue to work with designers and engineers to build more efficient weather-tight facilities in our district. The only difference now is that I build them from subgrade to rooftop.”

Milroy Promoted at Atlas

Timothy “Tim” Milroy has been promoted to director of sales of roof insulation within the Roof & Wall Insulation division of Atlas Roofing Corporation. With Atlas since 2006, Milroy started as a sales representative for the EPS division and has more than 25 years of experience in the roofing and insulation industry. He started his career as a roofing laborer and is a member of the Chicago Roofing Contractors Association and of RCI.

Bentz Joins BECS

Steven Bentz, RBEC, PE, has joined Building Envelope Consultants and Scientists, LLC (BECS) as vice president and branch manager of its Fairfax, Virginia office. A professional engineer in five states and the District of Columbia, Bentz is a member of RCI, ASTM, and the SWR Institute. He holds a BS degree in architectural engineering from Penn State. He has over 17 years of experience in the building enclosure consulting field. Bentz is a Consultant member of RCI and a former president of the Mid Atlantic Chapter.

Roofing Educator Henry Marsh Passes Away

Henry Marsh, RRO, CDT, a national training manager for Johns Manville, died July 8 at the age of 59. Prior to his work with JM, he was a senior technical inspector for GAF and helped found Pro-Tech Roofing Inc., a roofing contracting company. He is survived by his wife Dotty; son Joshua; daughter Sarah; brothers Bob, Dave, and Patrick; and sisters Debbie, Kathleen, and Sharon. A tribute to Marsh, from Johns Manville, can be viewed here.

New Registrations in October 2017

NameRegistration DateProgramRegion
Darren L. Bautista10/23/2017
RRORegion V
Nathan E. Benner10/19/2017
RRORegion I
Pamela Boulos10/27/2017RWCRegion I
Derek B. Cundiff10/9/2017
RBECRegion II
Derek B. Cundiff10/6/2017
REWCRegion II
Benjamin Dykstra10/6/2017
REWORegion III
Kenneth J. Gray10/6/2017
RRORegion II
James Hoag10/19/2017
RRORegion II
Matthew Latka10/2/2017
RRORegion IV
William Schultz10/10/2017
RRORegion V
Jennifer L. Stephan10/10/2017
RRCRegion V
Rob Van Winkle10/12/2017
RRORegion V

New Members in October 2017

NameCompanyStateTypeRegion
Mark BakerIBA Consultants Inc.FLConsultantRegion II
Keith BlackKelleher, Boyd & AssociatesCAConsultant AffiliateRegion V
Zachary BucknerTecta America Corp.INIndustry AffiliateRegion III
Brian CareyCarlisle Construction MaterialsPAIndustryRegion I
Royal CaseyPetersen Aluminum Corp.FLIndustry AffiliateRegion II
Joel Dangla CruzLJP Construction ServicesCAQuality Assurance ObserverRegion V
Manuel DarnellReRoof USATXIndustryRegion IV
Sarah d'AuriolRaymond Engineering-Georgia, LLCGAConsultantRegion II
Nicholas DelfinoPetersen Aluminum Corp.FLIndustry AffiliateRegion II
Ethan FieldWiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.MAConsultantRegion I
Tricia FitzgeraldWiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.FLConsultant AffiliateRegion II
Donna FriisBracken Engineering Inc.FLConsultantRegion II
Tara GardnerNearmap US, Inc.UTAssociateRegion V
Jay GergenGergen ConstructionCAIndustryRegion V
Paul GoldrickEnglert Inc.NJIndustryRegion I
Steven GrilloGold Coast Roofing and ConcreteFLIndustryRegion II
Ralph JewellIntegrated Roofing Systems Inc.FLIndustryRegion II
Bob JonesLoadmaster Systems, Inc.GAIndustryRegion II
David LandersEncore RoofingGAIndustryRegion II
Tim LaneTopHat Framing SystemsOHIndustryRegion I
Donald LarsenLarsen InternationalTXAssociateRegion IV
Mike LopezSullivan Engineering LLCNYConsultant AffiliateRegion I
Shadaksharappa MaganahalliRaymond Engineering-Georgia, LLCGAConsultant AffiliateRegion II
Rebecca MeltonMarx | OkuboCAConsultant AffiliateRegion V
Paul MullerSika Sarnafil, A Division of Sika CorporationMAIndustryRegion I
Michael NagleWiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.OHConsultantRegion I
Sefton OxfordSDO & Associates, Inc.WAAssociateRegion V
Casey RobbC. F. Robb Consulting Services, LLCGAConsultantRegion II
Amy RobisonLJP Construction ServicesCAQuality Assurance ObserverRegion V
Tim RoganHouston Lath and PlasterTXIndustryRegion IV
Jennifer SchmidtRhino Linings Corp.WIIndustryRegion III
Erica ShermanGAF Materials Corp.NJIndustry AffiliateRegion I
Terra ShimbashiElemental Architecture & Interiors Inc.BCConsultantRegion VI
Taylor SloanIRC Building Sciences Group Inc.ONConsultant AffiliateRegion VII
Lincoln SophathDavid P Kuivanen ArchitectCAConsultantRegion V
Brian SwyndroTriton Advanced Commercial Roof SystemsMOIndustryRegion III
Bret TaylorGCI Consultants LLCFLConsultant AffiliateRegion II
Mike WallisFlynn Canada Ltd.BCIndustryRegion VI
Kathy WigginsMorrison HershfieldWAConsultantRegion V
Jason YatesWDP & Associates PCVAConsultantRegion II