AGAWAM, Mass. — OMG Roofing Products has promoted Chris Mader to the position of technical services manager.

In his new role, Mader will manage the day-to-day activities of the technical services department, which oversees building code and approval issues, product application issues, as well as technical customer support activities. In addition, Mader will manage the technical support team of Andy Cleveland and Stephen Childs. He reports to Josh Kelly, vice president and general manager.

Mader started with OMG Roofing Products in 2011 as a codes and approvals support engineer. Since then, he has worked extensively with OMG’s private label customers and code and approval officials both in North America and abroad helping with product evaluation, developing technical product specifications as well as maintaining code approvals and keeping abreast of technical changes and advancements in the commercial roofing industry. Prior to joining OMG, Mader was manufacturing engineer with Hamilton Sunstrand.

Mader is a member of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), the Single-Ply Roofing Industry (SPRI), and the Roof Consultants Institute (RCI). He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, and a master’s degree in engineering management from Western New England University.

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