TAMPA, Fla. — Cotney Construction Law (CCL), announced the appointment of John Kenney as chief operating officer and technical director for CCL.

With over 45-years’ experience in the roofing industry working with some of the largest roofing contractors, Kenney brings a wealth of experience in construction that will help CCL continue to grow while providing the best service and support for roofing contractors across the country.

Kenney will oversee operations for CCL along with providing business and technical consulting for CCL customers.

“We are excited to have John join our team. Not only is he a skilled operations professional but he also understands construction and can help our customers with technical questions, concerns and planning,” said Trent Cotney, CEO of Cotney Construction Law. “We believe there is a huge need in the industry for basic business consulting that can help contractors run a profitable and sustainable business. It works hand-in-hand with the CCL subscription services that provide ongoing legal and risk management. We are also looking forward to adding John to our list of skilled lobbyists in Florida.”

Kenney started his career by working as a roofing apprentice at a family business in the Northeast, quickly moving up to manage many successful projects in the New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania markets before continuing his executive career in Florida. He has worked for multiple Top 100 roofing contractors running every aspect of a contracting business.He is intimately familiar with all aspects of roofing production, estimating, and operations.

Kenney is well-known for his philanthropy and volunteerism. He is president of the West Coast Roofing Contractors Association and has been involved with the organization for 20 years.

Kenney will support the CCL team who currently serves as general counsel or affinity partner for National Roofing Contractors Association, Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Association and several of its affiliates, Western States Roofing Contractors Association, Chicago Roofing Contractors Association, Tennessee Association of Roofing Contractors, National Women in Roofing, Roofing Technology Think Tank, Tile Roofing Institute, IIBEC Florida and the National Slate Association.The firm is known for its industry advocacy, philanthropy and overall commitment to the roofing industry.

To learn more about CCL, please visit www.cotneycl.com or call 866-303-5868.