Isaacson with his wife, Connie, and dog,
What is your position within your company?
I am vice president of DERBIGUM Americas Inc., Kansas City, Mo.
What is the most unusual roofing project of which you have
been a part?
The most unusual project I was a part of was the renovation of
Union Station in Kansas City in 1996. It involved the federal
government, two state governments (Kansas and Missouri), five
county governments, several city governments, three architectural
firms, a construction management company and two general
Why did you become involved in the roofing industry?
I was born into the roofing industry. My great-great-grandfather
started our family roofing business in Fort Dodge, Iowa, in 1866. I
was the fifth generation in the family business until I left for
the manufacturing side of...