Successful relationships take work—a lot of work. And
working in the construction industry requires forming many
successful, multifaceted relationships with co-workers, supervisors
and customers, as well as among different industry sectors.
A challenging but often necessary working relationship is
between roofing contractors and consultants. To explore how
consultants and contractors work together, Professional
Roofing asked them to answer the following questions: What are
the most important issues in a contractor-consultant relationship,
and how do you address these issues?
Respondents representing roofing contractors include members of
NRCA's Roof Consultants Institute (RCI) Liaison Task Force, Steve
Kruger, president of L.E. Schwartz & Son Inc., Macon, Ga.;
Bruce McCrory, chief operating officer and general manager of Kiker
Corp., Mobile, Ala.; and Reid Ribble, president of The Ribble Group
Inc., Kaukauna, Wis. Responding consultants include Ray Latona,
regional vice president for Simpson, Gumpertz & Heger Inc., San
Francisco; Luther C. Mock, RRC, managing partner of EDIFIS Building
Exterior Solutions, Fort Wayne, Ind.; and Thomas L. Smith, AIA,
RRC, president of TLSmith Consulting Inc., Rockton, Ill.
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