Member Spotlight: Dawn Holsinger, Tampa Council

Dawn Holsinger, like most women in roofing, is a multi-faceted and fascinating woman. Her calm demeanor puts people at ease as she speaks confidently about her business and the roofing industry. One of her favorite quotes is “Hustle and Heart will set you apart” and she lives this daily.  She owns Delta Rep Group with… Read More

Can We Do it All?

“Dinner’s ready, come to the table, please!” I holler to my family who is scattered throughout the house.  I’m pretty impressed with myself today; I finished work early enough to get home and cook a healthy balanced meal for my family, and now we are about to sit down, together, and enjoy it, and each… Read More

National Women in Roofing Announces NWIR Day Scholarship Recipients

The scholarship will cover the costs for these first-time attendees to attend the second annual NWIR Day in Nashville. Denver, Colorado  – National Women in Roofing (NWIR), a national organization focused on the empowerment of women within the roofing industry, has announced the recipients of its first-ever NWIR Day scholarships. This pilot sponsorship program was… Read More

Changing the Perspective

It’s a pretty slow day at a local home show so when a man (let’s call him ‘Richard’) enters my families residential roofing contractor booth both myself and my husband at the time are available to talk to him. Unlike most of the tire kickers we’ve been talking to, Richard enters the booth with purpose,… Read More

National Women in Roofing Announces Affiliate Relationships with other Industry Associations

RCI, Inc. is the first association to become an affiliate with NWIR. Denver, Colorado (December 7, 2018) – National Women in Roofing (NWIR), a national organization focused on the empowerment of women within the roofing industry, has announced the establishment of affiliate relationships with other industry-related organizations/associations to identify areas of mutual interest, support, and cooperation. “As… Read More

Factors to Consider When Choosing Personal Protective Equipment

Ensuring that you and your employees are warm and safe while wearing proper PPE (personal protective equipment) is not an easy task.  In selecting PPE, there are certain third parties such as ANSI (American National Standards Institute) that certify equipment for efficacy.  Equipment without ANSI approval has not been tested as effective and is considered… Read More

Finding the Blend

It’s Saturday morning and I’m where I am every Saturday morning, at the hockey arena. I’m trying to watch my stepson’s game while I also keep an eye on my toddler who is running around with his own mini hockey stick, but I’m distracted by a breakaway from the opposing team. I watch as the… Read More

Women in the Roofing Industry: Statistics, Support & Achievement – IKO

How women are helping to advance the roofing profession. Women are getting more involved in the roofing industry every day. Now, you can find women at the top of roofing companies as CEOs and marketing directors, and in other leading roles. You’ll also find them pursuing roofing research, sales, distributing, consulting and manufacturing, and, of… Read More

Don’t Miss Our Diamond Sponsor Tremco’s Live Tremco Talks Webinar: December 6, 2018

Tremco Talks live webinars are offered quarterly and provide interesting, relevant and popular educational topics; roofing, sustainability, building envelope, restoration, rooftop safety, indoor building air quality, warranties, energy efficiencies, and much, much more! Have you ever thought about protecting and weatherproofing an entire building envelope by restoring it from the ground up but didn’t know… Read More