Washington, D.C. — The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) has named Aaron R. Phillips as its new vice president of technical services, effective Nov. 1, 2020.

As vice president of technical services, Phillips will serve as ARMA’s primary technical voice, assuring that asphalt roofing is accurately, equitably and appropriately represented in all scientific and technical discussions about residential and commercial roofing applications. He will manage all of ARMA’s technical-related activities and will also serve as the association’s technical liaison to organizations involved in the development of building standards.

“Aaron has been involved with ARMA as a volunteer for more than 25 years, and we are pleased to bring him fully onboard with the association in this role,” said Reed Hitchcock, ARMA’s executive vice president. “His expertise and comprehensive knowledge related to the technical aspects of the roofing industry will make him a valuable asset to ARMA.”

Phillips was previously the corporate director of technical services at TAMKO Building Products, and was employed by TAMKO throughout his career in the roofing industry. He spent 17 years in the research and development department before transitioning in 2005 to the technical services group to focus on technical support of all TAMKO product lines. Phillips has also served as the chair of ARMA’s Codes Steering Group.