Many Generations, One Workforce: Leading a Multigenerational Workforce

How to Manage the Challenges of a Multigenerational Workforce to Unlock Its Benefits This is the first time in the modern age that five generations have been in the workplace at the same time: traditionalists, baby boomers, Generation X, millennials and Generation Z. It’s also a time when more women from multiple generations are in… Read More

Five Ways You Can Market Your Contracting Business

Use Tips From ABC Supply on Professionalism, Online Presence and Customer Reviews So much of what you hear about marketing these days is in the digital space, and while that’s an important component, there is so much more that goes into promoting a business. Here are five ways you can help your business stand out… Read More

NWiR Member Spotlight – Meet Meredith Marsh-Shaevitz

Meet Meredith Marsh-Shaevitz, Owner Pitch Perfect Roofing & General Contracting 8 years in the industry. What was your career path? How did you get here? I started my career path with desire and passion to help people. I was a nurse right out of High School having taking Vo-Tech classes my senior year. I did… Read More

NWiR Member Spotlight – Meet Ray July

How did you get into the roofing industry? I was a stay-at-home mom who needed to get back out to work so while working at a temporary job I hated I applied to work at Chinook. Once I was hired, this job was supposed to be a stepping stone to my dream job but 5… Read More

Female-led Training Team to Teach Hands-on Repair Class at NWIR Day

Six women from GAF have teamed up to teach other women how to make roof repairs. Deidra Johnson is a Center for the Advancement of Roofing Excellence (CARE) Regional Training Manager at GAF serving Texas and the Ozarks. At NWIR Day, she will be using her roofing skills to train other women how to make… Read More

NWiR Day & IRE N.E.W.S. Program Scholarship 2020 Announcement

The NWiR Mentorship Committee has selected the following two women for the 2020 NWiR Day and IRE N.E.W.S. (Network of Educating Women Scholarship). Xochitl Arango – The Roofing Lady Tammy Johns – T Johns Roofing & Construction We would like to thank the 70+ women who applied. Our committee took the time to read through… Read More

Northern New Jersey December Quarterly Event

We are pleased to announce our December Quarterly Event! Please mark your calendars and RSVP for Tuesday, December 17th at 6PM in the Grande Saloon. We will be celebrating the past year of empowering Women in Roofing and we’d love for you to join us. We’ll review this past year’s activities, the NWiR Mentorship Toolkit,… Read More

Winter Social and Networking Event for Women in Roofing

In collaboration with NWiR’s New York Council, DeSimone Consulting Engineers invites you to join us for a winter social and networking event on Monday, December 16th at 6PM. The event will be held at DeSimone’s global headquarters in Financial District, Manhattan, where guests can enjoy assorted refreshments and light fare. Please RSVP by Monday, December… Read More

Streamlining Estimating and Leveraging Technology on the Roof

After seeing a new technology at the International Roofing Expo, this company adapted it to fit their needs, improving estimating and eliminating errors. Have you ever heard of a Technology Innovation Specialist at a roofing company? Meet Lisa Garcia. She is that specialist at Tremco Roofing and Weatherproofing Technologies, Inc. (WTI). Lisa recently completed the… Read More