Rick Damato is the editorial director of Roofing Contractor. He has held a number of posts in the roofing industry since 1974 and has contributed to the magazine since its inception in 1981. He can be reached at 770-331-7858 or on Twitter @RoofsByRick.
More and more Latino roofers from 20 years ago are taking off their tool belt and looking to own and operate their own roofing business. The transition, as many roofing contractors know, is not an easy one.