How Women Are Changing the Roofing Industry

Women currently make up nine percent of the construction industry, which is a small percentage when compared with other industries. Construction has always been a male-dominated field. Even fewer women work in the roofing industry specifically; statistics from 2014 reveal that only 0.5 percent of U.S. roofers are female.

However, an increasing number of women […]

National Roofing Partners Announces Platinum Level National Women in Roofing Sponsorship

National Roofing Partners supports diversity and inclusion for the roofing industry
National Roofing Partners (NRP), the leading network of commercial roofing contractors in North America, is proud to renew their support of National Women in Roofing (NWIR) as a platinum sponsor.  As an original founding sponsor of NWIR, NRP has been a leader in the […]

National Roofing Partners Supports National Women in Roofing (NWIR) at the 2017 International Roofing Expo

National Roofing Partners (NRP), the leading network of commercial roofing contractors in North America, is proud to share information concerning National Women in Roofing’s (NWIR) Mentoring and Networking Reception featuring Kaney O’Neill.  This inspirational speaker shared real-life experiences as a women-owned and disabled veteran-owned roofing company with over 300 roofing professionals.

NRP has played an important […]

National Women in Roofing Welcomes National Roofing Partners as a Founding Sponsor

National Women in Roofing (NWIR), a national organization focused on the empowerment of women within the roofing industry, is proud to welcome National Roofing Partners (NRP) as a NWIR Founding Sponsor.   NWIR strives to provide an opportunity for women and men, new and established, to find ongoing success working in the roofing industry.  Founding […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mallory Tyler, of NRP, appointed to Mentorship Committee for National Women in Roofing

National Roofing Partners (NRP) is proud to announce the appointment of Mallory Tyler to the leadership team of National Women in Roofing (NWIR) as the vice chairperson of the mentorship committee.  The national organization is focused on the empowerment of women within the roofing industry.

NRP has been active in the development of NWIR.  As […]

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