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Join the Roofing Industry!!! Click for a Great Job!

Do you have what it takes to work in the roofing industry? National Women in Roofing and RoofersCoffeeShop have partnered to help you find your dream job! Roofing has serious staying power, here are just a few reasons why you should join the roofing industry: You can make good money! - It varies by state, but the U.S. Department of Labor cites that the median annual wage for roofers was $40,000 in May 2016. These great [...]

2020-08-09T15:27:59-06:00By |

Retaining Talent Through Coaching & Mentoring

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 [...]

2020-08-09T14:53:14-06:00By |

NWiR members serve on the NRCA Board of Directors

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 [...]

2020-08-09T14:52:22-06:00By |

Beacon Helps Build More for Businesses

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 [...]

2020-08-05T04:52:43-06:00By |

Versico Celebrates Women In Roofing: Emma Nealy

Name: Emma Nealy Current Position: Marketing Manager at Versico Roofing Systems  How many years have you been in the roofing industry? Almost 8 years Can you tell us about your career path and what led you to the roofing industry?  I spent my summers throughout college working for the Department of Agriculture at the Farm Show Complex and although it wasn’t within the roofing industry, I really enjoyed the people that I worked with and came [...]

2020-08-03T08:43:10-06:00By |

Chelsey Line – Writer Profile

Growing up as the daughter of a small-town residential roofer in Saxonburg, PA, Chelsey Line has always had a passion for the roofing industry and the hard-working people that it encompasses. She watched her father build a roofing business from the ground up and is excited to work in the industry that’s been in her family for generations. Chelsey graduated from Slippery Rock University with a degree in Professional Studies and an emphasis in Community Recreation. [...]

2020-08-09T05:21:56-06:00By |

Sandy Beauchesne – Writer Profile

Sandy Beauchesne has worked in the construction industry for 10+ years, gaining experience in Vancouver BC Canada, New Orleans Louisiana and Dallas Texas. She also worked on the client-side in commercial property management for 15+ years. As a seasoned Client Service & Operations Manager, she is passionate about providing an exceptional experience for clients from initial point of contact to completion of the project. Working with the team at Paramount Waterproofing Solutions she ensures projects are [...]

2020-07-24T13:19:05-06:00By |

Michelle Elko – Writer Profile

Michelle Elko is a mother of two who lives in Nassau Bay, TX with her fiancé Paul. Together they have three kids, three dogs, and a kitten. She graduated from college in 2000 from nursing school and worked as an LVN. In 2005, Hurricane Rita hit. It was then she decided to change careers after helping with a remodeling job. She came across an opportunity to learn how to spray polyurethane foam. She fell in love [...]

2020-07-24T06:25:14-06:00By |

Jess Cress – Writer Profile

Jess Cress is currently the Special Projects and IT Social Media Specialist at Bone Dry Roofing Company in the beautiful Athens, Georgia. Owner Chad Collins says, “Jess is a tremendous asset to our organization and always pours 100% of herself into her work. Her passion for the roofing industry shows in everything she does. Not only does Jess represent our organization and our industry extremely well, but she is also a walking testimony to the limitless [...]

2020-07-23T14:36:38-06:00By |

Project Profile: Mercedes Benz Superdome

Project Profile: Mercedes Benz Superdome, One Sugar Bowl Drive, New Orleans Scope of Work: Repairing and recoating the New Orleans Mercedes Benz Superdome. Area: 9.7 acre - 426,000 square feet roof. Work executed to ensure the existing 20 year warranty remained in place. The scope of work included repairing numerous holes in the coating, addressing areas where the coating was peeling. Due to the proximity to the Interstate - the entire roof was literally covered in [...]

2020-07-24T13:37:04-06:00By |