Allentown, PA | August 25, 2020 – This year, the advanced campers at the Let's Build Construction Camp for Girls built a shed for a local homeowner. His winning bid at the Lehigh Valley Habitat for Humanity’s fundraising auction resulted in a new building for his property. Seven high school aged girls, who have attended the camp in previous years, got together for one week in July to build a structure from start to finish. ATAS [...]
Sydni Dorman is one of those busy women who make you wonder if she magically has more hours in the day than you do. She works full time at Springer Peterson Roofing and Sheet Metal as a junior accountant; and has helped with payables, receivables, payroll and closing out the month in her time there. She graduates from Polk State College in the fall with a bachelor’s degree in business; which she has paid her way [...]
On June 13th, NWIR Co-Chair Jennifer Stone, NWIR Board Member Jennifer Keegan, and NWIR Executive Director Ellen Thorp conducted a presentation during the IIBEC Virtual Convention. Entitled "Retaining Talent Through Coaching & Mentoring" the presentation was based on an original white paper co-authored by an organizational psychologist. Although we aren't able to post the paper or presentation until given permission to do so by IIBEC, Building enclosure consultants are often in the position of training and/or [...]
NWiR is grateful for members who serve in a variety of capacities in the roofing industry. Lisa Sprick, president of Sprick Roofing Co. Inc., Corvallis, Ore., serves as a vice chair on the NRCA Board of Directors and the following NWiR members serve as directors: Jennifer Ford-Smith, director of sales for Johns Manville, Denver - member Tammy Hall, director of marketing/service manager for CFS Roofing Services LLC, Fort Myers, Fla. Paige Harvill, Corporate Project Manager of Nations [...]
Hello fellow NWiR members, What an experience we are all having in the roofing industry and in our country these days! As an essential business in these unprecedented times, Beacon stands by our commitment to help contractors Build More for their businesses. While continuing to service our customers, Beacon extended our Build More commitment to include a series of engaging and educational webinars to help contractors tackle tough topics such as business fundamentals, legal challenges, managing [...]
Lynsay Walsh, Senior Technical Specialist for Firestone Building products has experienced her share of challenges in the male dominated industry of commercial roofing. She began her career 10 years ago in inside sales for a distributer where she spent her time learning and attending product trainings to broaden her industry knowledge. Often the only woman in the room, she used the experience to drive her motivation to grow her career in the industry. “I joined National [...]
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The company is promoting gender equality in the roofing industry as Tayler Burkett, their newest project manager, shatters stereotypes. TYLER, Texas - Stonewater Roofing is committed to supporting women by offering them a wide variety of careers in the typically male-dominated roofing industry. Now, the company has teamed up with National Women in Roofing to help create the organization’s new East Texas council. "Stonewater has always strived to be inclusive. We have women on the office [...]
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