Are you considering a career in roofing? Learn more about women who discovered roofing careers. Find out how they got into this vocation and what they’d like you to know about it.
A native of Indiana, Dana graduated from Purdue University and spent many years as a successful bartender. One of her regulars encouraged Dana to consider the roofing industry. After enough convincing, she decided to try roofing part-time in 2017.
Initially, Dana was reluctant to enter into roofing. She perceived it as a male-dominated field where women didn’t have a meaningful place to belong. Surprisingly, she discovered that the roofing industry is much different - in a positive... Read More
Roofing found Michelle. Her journey into this rewarding career began in 2008. While sifting through the want ads, she found a job posting for a receptionist at a local roofing company. Knowing nothing about roofing, she decided to take the plunge.
Before pursuing roofing, Michelle earned a degree in accounting and worked as a property manager. The knowledge and experience gained in those pursuits continued to benefit her as she climbed the ladder of success in the roofing... Read More
Before beginning at My Roofing Crew in 2018, Liz had no prior roofing experience. With a strong background in both sales and marketing and recruiting and staffing, she forged a successful career in other industries, including transportation/logistics and music.
When she started at My Roofing Crew, Liz took on various administrative responsibilities. Eventually, she moved into the role of Director of Marketing before settling in as the Chief Culture Officer, a position that fits her... Read More
During college, Christee’s career started in her family-owned nursing home business. After selling the nursing home, Christee took a temporary job with Graham Roofing beginning in March 1997. She has remained at Graham Roofing ever since.
As the years passed by, Christee wore many hats at Graham Roofing. In addition to office administration and accounting, she took on workplace safety, marketing, and project management roles. In 2018, she became a co-owner and President.
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In many ways, Joyce entered the roofing profession almost by accident. In college, she studied economics. Following college, her first job was in finance and insurance. Subsequently, she worked as a school teacher and administrator for 13 years.
While pursuing a career in education, Joyce witnessed a close female friend thriving at an area roofing company. She was intrigued and wanted to know more. So, one summer, Joyce helped work at the roofing company, CMR. She never... Read More