YORK, Pa. — Roofing Technology Think Tank (RT3), a group of progressive roofing professionals focused on technology solutions for the roofing industry, announced Jeremy Dickmann, CEO, Apollo Primm Commercial Roofing, Forest Park, Ga., and Jon Gardner, national training and development leader, Owens Corning, Toledo, Ohio as its newest board members.
“We are looking forward to having Jon and Jeremy join the board,” said Karen Edwards, RT3 director. “They have both been active members of RT3 and will help us continue to educate and advance the roofing industry by working to share how technology can elevate us all.”
“Anna and Tracey both played important roles in the growth and evolution of RT3. Anna continues to volunteer her time as a member of the tactical task team as well as the awards task team. We wish Tracey the best in her retirement,” said Edwards.
Other board members include:
- Deryl Kratzer, president/COO, National Roofing Partners, will serve as RT3 president
- Wendy Marvin, CEO, Matrix Roofing & Home Solutions, will serve as RT3 treasurer
- Andrew Centauro, COO and Director of Marketing, Elmer W. Davis, Inc. Commercial Roofing
- John Kenney, CEO, Cotney Consulting Group
The Think Tank meets throughout the year, with a combination of virtual and live meetups that focus on learning about new and emerging technologies. Past live meetups have been held at innovative locations that help educate the group on progressive technologies that can make a difference in the roofing industry, including Texas A&M, Boxabl, 3M Innovation Center and Roofing Granule Lab, OMG Roofing Products, Vanderbilt Wond’ry, Microsoft Innovation Lab, Georgia Tech, BuiltWorlds and the U.S. Capitol.
The next live meetup is planned for the fall 2022. RT3 contractor members will also be participating in educational panels during industry tradeshows and appearing on podcasts and webinars to share tips and information to other contractors about how using technology is helping them recruit their future workforce.