LiveRoof, LLC, a horticultural science company in the green roof industry, announced its selection of Paul D. Spirou, LEED AP, as its regional sales representative in Florida for the LiveRoof Hybrid Green Roof System. The most technologically advanced and horticulturally refined green roof solution, the LiveRoof Hybrid Green Roof System is the only green roof installed with full-grown, mature plants thriving in a sustainable ecosystem. An accredited Green Roof Professional (GRP), Spirou has nine years of proven experience as a project manager and quality control manager in the construction industry, including positions with Opus South Contractors, Tampa, Fla. and The Haskell Company, Jacksonville, Fla. He holds a bachelor’s of science degree in building construction management from the University of North Florida and earned his master’s of business administration at the University of Miami. He is currently pursuing a graduate certificate in sustainable construction from the University of Florida.
During his 13-year career at CertainTeed, Butch has established and increasingly bolstered the company’s roofing contractor credential program’s reputation as the benchmark of contractor effectiveness. He has played a leading role in the development of programs that enhance contractors’ business and marketing skills. Additionally, as the result of his leadership, contractors are maximizing their bottom lines through CertainTeed’s innovative reward programs.
“Jay has played a significant role in developing industry-leading programs that roofing contractors can use to hone their technical skills and help grow their businesses,” said Bob Gardiner, vice president of marketing for CertainTeed Roofing. “In his new position, he will continue to play an integral role in ensuring that contractors are equipped with the tools they need to succeed.”
Butch holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Temple University and an MBA from DeSales University.
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The Metal Construction Association (MCA), an organization of manufacturers and suppliers whose metal wall and roofing components are used in buildings throughout North America, has welcomed Rick Perry as its new technical and research manager. Perry will lead Codes and Standards activities and support many of MCA's technical and research projects, complementing the work that Scott Kriner, MCA's current technical director, continues to lead. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toledo in Ohio and has over 25 years in product design, development, and manufacturing; related to the residential and commercial building supply industry. He has professional training in project management and Lean Six Sigma. He held a similar role at the Window & Door Manufacturers Association for eight years, where he was involved in the development of performance standards, authored technical reports, and worked with committees to manage projects and publications.