Diversity is at the Heart of American Trades

SQV has Roofing Diversity in the Family

Jayne Williams joined the roofing industry in the 1990s.  She soon realized that it offered a great opportunity for women.  In fact, not only has she been part of very successful roofing businesses but she currently runs her own roofing company, SQV Construction.

SQV stands for Service, Quality and

Hurricanes in the Forecast! Are you Ready?

National facility managers know that the season is upon them when their coastal stores and facilities are going to be at risk for hurricane winds, rain and flooding.  According to a May 27, 2016 release*, “NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center says the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through November 30, will

Roofed Right Khary Penebaker Runs for Wisconsin’s 5th Congressional District

Khary Penebaker is a husband, father and leads a successful roofing business as president of Roofed Right America, part of the National Roofing Partners contractor network.  And now, he is running for the House of Representatives for the 5th Congressional District.

Penebaker has a rich history in the roofing industry.  He embarked upon a successful,

The Professional Retail and Store Maintenance (PRSM) National Conference Recap

By Wayne Gwaltney and Mallory Tyler

The Professional Retail and Store Maintenance (PRSM) National Conference was held this last week in Long Beach, CA and according to the PRSM website attendees are finding every changing words that describe the retail and multi-site FM professional world today:

Change is constant.
You attack old problems using new technology.

NRCA Webinar Recap: Women in Roofing

Today, there are more women in the roofing industry than there has ever been before. Watch as Heidi J. Ellsworth, strategic initiatives director for National Roofing Partners and chairperson of National Women in Roofing, presents with Lindy Ryan, NRCA’s first female chairman of the board on how women can find strong and lasting career

NRCA Webinar Recap: Veterans in the Roofing Industry

The U.S. veteran unemployment rate has been declining according to Bureau of Labor Statistics reports, but there still are hundreds of thousands of veterans looking for work. How can the roofing industry engage these individuals?

Watch as David Huval, former U.S. Army Infantry Team Leader and current marketing and sales coordinator for National Roofing Partners,

Women-Owned Businesses Shine at WBENC Summit and Salute

By Heidi J. Ellsworth, National Roofing Partners

I had the privilege of attending the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) Summit and Salute event in Phoenix, AZ recently with Byron Stallworth, NRP strategic account director as representatives for National Roofing Partners (NRP).  Working with NRP as the Strategic Initiatives Director has offered many exciting challenges

National Roofing Partners Announce ‘Up On the Roof’ with Art Young, A New Podcast Sharing Engaging Interviews from Leading Industry Experts

National Roofing Partners (NRP), the leading network of tier one and diversity certified commercial roofing contractors in America, is proud to announce its new Up On the Roof with Art Young podcast.  Featuring interviews with leading industry and business experts, the NRP podcasts are available for free download through iTunes and SoundCloud for easy and

Roofing Consultants and Contractors Working Together for Success

As facility managers are considering roofing services including re-roofing and long-term maintenance programs there are many questions that should be asked and important choices to be made.  One of the questions is whether or not to use a roof consultant in conjunction with a roofing contractor.  The benefits of using a roof consultant can

H.J. Russell & Co. and National Roofing Partners Join Forces to Deliver Large Facility Management Solutions

 

National Roofing Partners (NRP) and H.J. Russell & Company, the Nation’s Largest Minority-Owned Program Management / General Contracting Firm , announce their partnership to provide program management and facility management support for construction and building envelope service and maintenance.  The combined team lead by Russell, singularly known as Russell/NRP, instantly brings 100% tier one Minority