Kelly with his wife, Rebecca; son, Jacob; and
daughters, Sarah and Lucy, in Cape Hatteras, N.C.
What is your position within your company?
I am vice president and general manager of OMG Roofing Products,
What is the most unusual roofing project of which you have
been a part?
A few years ago, I visited a retail distribution center in east
Texas that was severely damaged by hail. The building was filled
with valuable merchandise, such as flat-screen televisions and
iPods, and rain was coming through the roof. The building itself
was unusual, but the picture of more than 200 people walking on the
roof at the same time trying to stop the water by finding and
caulking all the damage definitely was memorable.
Why did you become involved in the roofing industry?
After graduating from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and
working in a bike shop in northern Virginia for a while, a friend
told me about a company in New England that was growing quickly,
hiring and was a great place to work. During the interview process,
I met Art Jacobson, owner and founder of OMG Roofing Products. I
also met a lot of other people who were working for the company and
clearly happy to be part of the business. I didn't know much about
roofing, but I knew I found a great opportunity...
To read the article in its entirety, please log in or register (registration is free).
Log in or register for FREE access to this article and other Professional Roofing online content.