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Join RoofersCoffeeShop® as we open up conversations about what is top of mind for roofing contractors and the overall roofing industry right now! Listen to this podcast to hear a conversation with special guests from the roofing industry in a Q&A format. Pour a cup of coffee and listen to best practices and advice from a variety of business and industry experts.


 

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December 1, 2022 at 5:53 p.m.
Join Heidi J. Ellsworth for a Coffee Conversations that hits the heart of the roofing industry: giving back through roofing foundations. Sponsored by Hunter Panels, this episode welcomes Trent Cotney and industry foundation representatives including Kelly Van Winkle, president of the Roofing Alliance; Chuck Chapman, chairman of Davis Memorial Foundation; ... Read More
November 14, 2022 at 8:26 a.m.
Join us for this Coffee Conversations, sponsored by Tremco and WTI, as we talk about mental health in construction. Our industry ranks second highest in suicide rates and research shows that up to 90 percent of people who die by suicide have a mental health condition. We welcome Mandy McIntyre ... Read More
November 3, 2022 at 10:02 a.m.
Join us for this look inside the roofing industry as we reveal the results of our latest trends report, sponsored by Beacon. This insightful episode of Coffee Conversations will share what contractors are reporting in regards to material shortages, labor challenges and overall business issues. So grab your coffee and join ... Read More
October 17, 2022 at 9:20 a.m.
You won't want to miss this special Coffee Conversations, sponsored by New Tech Machinery, coming to you LIVE from METALCON! Join us on day one of the show as we meet with industry leaders and experts from the metal industry. Guests include manufacturers and service providers who will ... Read More
October 7, 2022 at 10:38 a.m.
Join us as we shine a light on all things solar in this enlightening Coffee Conversations sponsored by Johns Manville (JM). Heidi J. Ellsworth welcomes the solar experts from JM as they talk about the growing popularity and changing technologies that are driving the installation of solar on both new ... Read More
September 28, 2022 at 11:53 a.m.
S4:E3 You won't want to miss this special Coffee Conversations, sponsored by EVERROOF and General Coatings, coming to you LIVE from the Western Roofing Expo! Join us on day two of the show as we meet with industry leaders and experts from the western region of the country. Guests include manufacturers, ... Read More
September 23, 2022 at 11:35 a.m.
Join RoofersCoffeeShop in this very special Coffee Conversations, sponsored by ABC Supply, that celebrates the heart of the roofing industry as we talk about the roofing contractors, professionals and companies we have Caught Doing Good. These individuals are doing good both inside and outside of the roofing industry every day ... Read More
September 8, 2022 at 11:21 a.m.
S4:E1 You won't want to miss the season 4 kickoff of Coffee Conversations, sponsored by NRCA. Heidi J. Ellsworth welcomes NRCA CEO McKay Daniels and Chairman of the Board Kyle Thomas to talk about the state of the roofing industry. They will dive into positive outcomes from our Roofing Day participation ... Read More
July 25, 2022 at 8:26 a.m.
S3:E22 These special Coffee Conversations come to you LIVE from the 100th annual FRSA convention! Join us on day one and two of the show as we meet with industry leaders and experts from all over Florida and across the country. Day one guests will include manufacturers, distributors, service providers and ... Read More
May 26, 2022 at 12:02 p.m.
S3:E20 With the roofing industry projected to grow 12% — much higher than the national average of 5% — the opportunities available in roofing are increasing, as are the training needs. This Coffee Conversations will focus on the growing need for apprenticeships and what the industry is doing to meet ... Read More
May 12, 2022 at 12:51 p.m.
S3:E19 It is all about safety and the top five OSHA initiatives that roofing contractors need to be aware of in 2022. In this Coffee Conversations, sponsored by Tremco and WTI, Heidi J. Ellsworth brings together a team of experts to answer hard questions about safety and OSHA. Trent ... Read More
April 28, 2022 at 12:40 p.m.
S3:E18 You will not want to miss this poignant and important moment in roofing in the next Coffee Conversations that is all about mental health awareness. Mandy McIntyre of 1st Choice Roofing and Christee Holbrook of Graham Roofing join Heidi Ellsworth to talk about how you can start the mental health ... Read More
April 25, 2022 at 12:18 p.m.
S3:E17 Join RoofersCoffeeShop® as we open up conversations about what is top of mind for roofing contractors and the overall roofing industry right now! LIVE from the Roofing Contractors Association of Washinton tradeshow at the Muckleshoot events center in Washingotn State we get down to brass tax on what is going ... Read More
April 1, 2022 at 12:49 p.m.
S3:E16 In this Coffee Conversation, sponsored by ABC Supply, we'll hear from Brigadier General USA (RET) Tom Landwermeyer about ABC Supply's involvement in Homes For Our Troops, a nonprofit dedicated to building and donating specially adapted custom homes nationwide for severely injured post-9/11 Veterans, enabling them to rebuild their lives. The ... Read More
March 30, 2022 at 12:33 p.m.
S3:E15 Coffee Conversations celebrates Women's History Month with thought-leading women who will reflect on the role women have played and are playing in the roofing industry. The legacy of amazing women in roofing and the women in between who have continued to push for inclusion will be a main topic along ... Read More
March 30, 2022 at 12:20 p.m.
S3:E14 In this informational Coffee Conversations sponsored by National Roofing Partners, we dive into the confusing and potentially dangerous world of safety certification for equipment operators. Many roofing companies are trying to navigate the changing classifications for ANSI A92 standards for mobile elevated work platforms (MEWPs). As equipment evolves so do ... Read More
March 4, 2022 at 12:17 p.m.
S3:E13 RoofersCoffeeShop hosts an important conversation about what to expect from Roofing Day in D.C. 2022. Heidi J. Ellsworth talks with The Honorable Reid Ribble and Deborah Mazol from NRCA, Randy Ober from SPRI and Sherri Miles of Miles Roofing Inc. about this year’s in-person visit to our nation’s capital ... Read More
March 4, 2022 at 12:09 p.m.
S3:E12 Join us as we celebrate Black History Month and diversity in roofing in the next Coffee Conversations! Heidi welcomes Rae July of Chinook Roofing and Terae Kearney of IronShore Contracting. The ladies will talk about being black women in the roofing industry and why inclusion in roofing is the key ... Read More
January 27, 2022 at 1:59 p.m.
January 27, 2022 7 am PT / 10 am ET Don't miss this Coffee Conversations, sponsored by General Coatings, as we welcome Rohan Gupta, the next generation of General Coatings' leadership, Clemson University students Ayushi Raj Dua and Declan Fay. Declan has participated in the Roofing Alliance's student competition multiple times. ... Read More
January 13, 2022 at 12:32 p.m.
S3:E8 Starting the year off right, RoofersCoffeeShop’s Coffee Conversations invites the thought leaders around the IRE Community Day to share what is happening and how roofing professionals can be involved. As the IRE Keynote Speaker, The Honorable Reid Ribble, NRCA CEO joins the panel to share his excitement for ... Read More
December 16, 2021 at 11:46 a.m.
S3:E7 Join Heidi J. Ellsworth live with some of the sharpest minds in the industry as she chats with RT3 members! Sponsored by ABC Supply, Anna Anderson, Scott Riopelle and John Kiesel are our guests and will be discussing all things technology, industry shortages, and what we will see coming in ... Read More
December 2, 2021 at 10:16 a.m.
S3:E6 Join Heidi J. Ellsworth for a Coffee Conversations that hits the heart of the roofing industry: giving back through roofing foundations. Sponsored by ABC Supply, Trent Cotney and foundation representatives including Dave Lawlor, President of the Roofing Alliance; Chuck Chapman, Chairman of Davis Memorial Foundation; Les Sims with the FRSA ... Read More
November 11, 2021 at 10:47 a.m.
S3:E5 You won’t want to miss this special edition of Coffee Conversations sponsored by ABC Supply celebrating both veterans and women in the roofing industry. Heidi J. Ellsworth, RCS President, sits down with Angelica Bragger and Elizabeth Evans, two incredible veterans within the roofing industry, and Mandy McIntyre of 1st ... Read More
October 28, 2021 at 10:23 a.m.
S3:E4 Sponsored by Owens Corning Join the conversation about roofing recycling with Molly Quinn and Mark Leo of Owens Corning as they talk about their Roof to Roads initiative. Heidi J. Ellsworth will visit with not only the Owens Corning team but also roofing and paving contractors about what is ... Read More
October 14, 2021 at 11:23 a.m.
S3:E3 Sponsored by Johns Manville Join Heidi Ellsworth on the next Coffee Conversations as she welcomes CEOs and executives Adam Oaks of Estimating Edge, Deryl Kratzer from National Roofing Partners, Will Lorenz of General Coatings, and Jennifer Ford-Smith of Johns Manville. These industry leaders will share an in-depth look of 2021’s ... Read More
September 9, 2021 at 1:02 p.m.
S3:E1 Coffee Conversations Season 3 opens with a bang! In this first episode, Heidi J. Ellsworth invites Reid Ribble to share the State of the Roofing Industry. Reid shares updates about NRCA initiatives, what is happening in DC and overall status of roofing as we look forward to the fourth ... Read More
August 23, 2021 at 11:56 a.m.
In the first ever IRE LIVE Coffee Conversations, join the RoofersCoffeeShop team on Day 2 as they meet with leading roofing contractors who also are RCS Influencers. Sponsored by ABC Supply, this IRE Live Coffee Conversation will invite RCS Influencers to share their insights and wisdom straight from the ... Read More
August 23, 2021 at 11:52 a.m.
In the first ever LIVE Coffee Conversations at IRE, join the RoofersCoffeeShop team on day one as they meet with industry leaders and experts from across the country. Sponsored by ABC Supply, this IRE Live Coffee Conversation will invite manufacturers, distributors and service providers who will share their insights and ... Read More
August 3, 2021 at 2:28 p.m.
LIVE from FRSA 2021 Day 2! In the first-ever LIVE Coffee Conversations, join the RoofersCoffeeShop team as they meet with industry leaders and experts from the FRSA convention. The first live Coffee Conversation will invite top roofing contractors who will share their insights and wisdom straight from the FRSA show. ... Read More
August 3, 2021 at 2:21 p.m.
LIVE from FRSA 2021 Day 1! In the first ever LIVE Coffee Conversations, join the RoofersCoffeeShop team as they meet with industry leaders and experts. The first Live Coffee Conversation will invite manufacturers, distributors and service providers who will share their insights and wisdom live from the FRSA show. ... Read More
May 27, 2021 at 3:51 p.m.
May 27, 2021 6 AM PT / 9 AM ET RoofersCoffeeShop celebrates all the good deeds done in the roofing industry during this final episode of Season 2. Sponsored by ABC Supply, the Coffee Shop welcomes Lynne Johnston of Earl W. Johnston Roofing LLC. Lynn has led efforts with ... Read More
May 13, 2021 at 12:45 p.m.
S2:E17 During this Coffee Conversation sponsored by Johns Manville, Jared Ribble of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) and Kelly Van Winkle of King of Texas Roofing, along with Johns Manville’s guests Todd Nathan and Cody Butler, share what is happening with the growth of NRCA’s ProCertification program while answering questions ... Read More
April 29, 2021 at 3:16 p.m.
Are you struggling with recruitment and retainment? You are not alone! Join us on April 29, 2021 at 6 am PT for the next installment of Coffee Conversations to talk all about new and non-traditional ways to recruit employees for your company. Heidi Ellsworth, RCS partner, Wendy Marvin, owner of ... Read More
April 16, 2021 at 9:04 a.m.
S2:E15 Join Heidi Ellsworth on the next Coffee Conversations as she welcomes CEOs Adam Oaks of Estimating Edge, Deryl Kratzer from National Roofing Partners and Will Lorenz of General Coatings. These industry leaders will share in depth what the first quarter of 2021 has truly looked like for the industry. Amid ... Read More
March 25, 2021 at 10:11 a.m.
S2:E14 Coffee Conversations dives into recruiting the next generation with Christee Holbrook, president and owner of Graham Roofing, and Jazmine Melton, Graham Roofing intern and the first African American female graduate from the Mississippi State University’s (MSU) Building Construction and Science (BCS) program. Christee and Jazmine will talk ... Read More
February 25, 2021 at 10:08 a.m.
S2:E12 RoofersCoffeeShop welcomes Brandi McElhaney and Shelby Snelson to Coffee Conversations to share the plans for 2021 Virtual and Live International Roofing Expo. They answer questions about what the virtual experience offers roofing contractors for education and networking opportunities and share early plans for the Live Expo this August in Las ... Read More
February 11, 2021 at 11:28 a.m.
S2:E11 RoofersCoffeeShop hosts the NRCA government team to visit about Roofing Day in D.C. 2021. Heidi J. Ellsworth will talk with Reid Ribble and Duane Musser from NRCA and Tammy Hall from CFS Roofing Services about a fully virtual visit to our nation’s capital on March 23rd and 24th. The NRCA ... Read More
January 28, 2021 at 1:58 p.m.
S2:E10 Join Heidi and Megan Ellsworth on the next Coffee Conversations, Gen Z style. Megan, a member of Gen Z and RoofersCoffeeShop podcast producer, welcomes fellow Gen Z’ers Xavier Carmona of Golden Group Roofing, Katya Khalimon of LTD Exteriors and Lexie Sutton of Cotney Construction Law. Megan and guests talk about ... Read More
January 14, 2021 at 9:37 a.m.
S2:E9 For 25 years the Roofing Alliance has advanced and promoted the roofing industry by funding philanthropic initiatives, research, educational and technological programs. RoofersCoffeeShop is proud to welcome the leaders of the Roofing Alliance to the first Coffee Conversation of 2021. As the Roofing Alliance celebrates its silver anniversary, they continue to ... Read More
December 17, 2020 at 8:52 a.m.
S2:E8 Join Heidi J. Ellsworth for a Coffee Conversations that hits the heart of the roofing industry: giving back through roofing foundations. Sponsored by Cotney Construction Law, Trent Cotney and foundation representatives including Kyle Thomas, President of the Roofing Alliance; Chuck Chapman, Chairman of Davis Memorial Foundation; Mike Silvers with the ... Read More
December 4, 2020 at 7:38 a.m.
S2:E7 National Women in Roofing (NWIR) Co-Chairs, Jennifer Stone, Johns Manville and Renae Bales, KPost Roofing and Waterproofing, joined Heidi Ellsworth, RCS Partner and talked about the Rise of Women in Roofing. This conversation focused on how NWIR continues to deliver networking, mentoring, education and recruitment for women to find success ... Read More
November 19, 2020 at 12:28 p.m.
S2:E6 Roofing Technology Think Tank (RT3) roofing contractor member Wendy Marvin, Matrix Roofing & Home Solutions and RT3 Executive Director Karen Edwards will be Heidi J. Ellsworth’s guests for a Coffee Conversation all about technology in roofing. RT3 has been leading the industry in thought leadership since 2016, bringing roofing ... Read More
November 6, 2020 at 2:29 p.m.
S2:E5 RoofersCoffeeShop is celebrating all veterans who work in roofing. Listen to the great conversation with Justin Jennings of Main Street Roofing and Solar and Casey and Meredith Marsh-Shaevitz of Pitch Perfect Roofing. We invited all military veterans in roofing to join the conversation on how to recruit more veterans ... Read More
October 23, 2020 at 9:18 a.m.
S2:E4 Heidi J. Ellsworth, RCS Partner, welcomes Will Lorenz, president of RCMA and Vice President Sales at General Coatings Manufacturing Corp to Coffee Conversations. They answer questions and discuss how roof coatings have changed the roofing industry by disrupting how contractors maintain, sell, install and replace roofs. The conversation focuses ... Read More
October 8, 2020 at 12:38 p.m.
S2:E3 Heidi welcomes Trent Cotney and Alison LaValley to Coffee Conversations and discusses the importance of roofing contractors getting sound legal advice. As General Counsel for the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), Trent works with contractors across the U.S. providing legal advice for roofing contractors. He and Alison answer ... Read More
September 25, 2020 at 9:26 a.m.
S2:E2 Heidi J. Ellsworth, RCS Partner, welcomes Tom Shanahan to visit about the new NRCA Health Care Program. Tom is recognized as an industry health and safety expert and represents NRCA at both industry and non-industry events on these issues. The U.S. secretary of labor appointed him to serve ... Read More
September 10, 2020 at 2:30 p.m.
S:2: E:1 Ray Giovine Group Director for the International Roofing Expo is the first guest on Coffee Conversations Season 2. Are you wondering what is happening with the 2021 IRE? Let’s find out! We know it has moved to April but Ray answered questions from the industry on what the plan ... Read More
May 28, 2020 at 6:00 a.m.
S:1 E:10 COVID-19 has brought incredible challenges and changes to the roofing industry? How is it affecting your sales and marketing programs? Watch this episode of Coffee Conversation with marketing experts Kim Eckerman and Melissa Dunson of TAMKO. With years of leading marketing experience, these ladies are ... Read More
May 21, 2020 at 6:00 a.m.
S:1 E:9 How is the roofing industry in the North East? Greta Bajrami, CEO and founder of Golden Group Roofing located in Westborough, Massachusetts joins Heidi J. Ellsworth, RCS Partner for Coffee Conversations with updates. Greta migrated to the USA at the age of 9 from Tirana, Albania growing up ... Read More
May 14, 2020 at 6:00 a.m.
S:1 E:8 What does the future look like with our roofing material supply chain? RoofersCoffeeShop welcomes John DeRosa the SRS Distribution Director of Contractor Training & Customer Experience as he answers distribution questions on Coffee Conversations. Extremely respected in the overall roofing industry, John will take questions about how ... Read More
May 7, 2020 at 6:00 a.m.
S:1 E:7 RoofersCoffeeShop welcomes RCS Influencers Ashley and Seth Pietsch, Vice President and President of Integrity Insurance & Bonding Inc. to Coffee Conversations. Integrity Insurance & Bonding Inc was formed in 2018 by Seth and Ashley who both saw the need in roofing for a strong independent agency that truly ... Read More
April 30, 2020 at 6:00 a.m.
S:1 E:6 RCS Influencers, Curtis Sutton, President and Visionary and Michelle Boykin, Chief Operating Officer and Integrator of Rackley Roofing Company out of Nashville, Tennessee join RoofersCoffeeShop® Coffee Conversations. They will share what is currently happening in the great state of Tennessee after major spring storms and pandemic sheltering in. They ... Read More
April 23, 2020 at 6:00 a.m.
S:1 E:5 Charles Antis joins Coffee Conversations with his uplifting messages of giving back as a means of lifting roofing companies brands, employees and customers. Bring your questions on how to utilize a philosophy of philanthropy practices to truly create marketing, sales and culture that makes a difference while also ... Read More
April 16, 2020 at 6:00 a.m.
S:1 E:4 Wendy lead the Q&A discussion for RoofersCoffeeShop Coffee Conversations recorded on April 16, 2020. Listen how this entrepreneurial woman in roofing who has grown her company on the principles of customer service, people over profits, integrity, and trust. Hear how that groundwork has positioned her company to ... Read More
April 9, 2020 at 6:00 a.m.
S:1 E:3 Please join RoofersCoffeeShop for Coffee Conversations where the industry meets to ask questions of the day. Reid Ribble and McKay Daniels, CEO and COO of National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) participate in a Q&A hour providing answers about how the NRCA has been active in Washington, DC concerning ... Read More
April 2, 2020 at 6:00 a.m.
S:1 E:2 In our second RoofersCoffeeShop Coffee Conversations, Thea Dudley answered questions about how to handle collections and accounts receivable during the unsettled times of COVID-19. In her three decades of work as a credit and collections officer, Thea Dudley has trekked across deserts to recover goods, taken FBI interrogation ... Read More
March 26, 2020 at 6:00 a.m.
S:1 E:1 The premier of our first Coffee Conversations features guests Trent Cotney and John Kenney of Cotney Construction Law and Cotney Consulting Group. It was a Q&A conversation about strategies for protecting your companies the right way during the current pandemic and economic instability. Valuable information and thought-provoking ... Read More

 

 


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