Texas Traditions Roofing, a family owned, residential and commercial roofing company serving Central Texas, announced that Marketing Director Jacklyn Milligan has been selected to lead the newly formed National Women in Roofing (NWIR) Central Texas Council.
“The ladies in the Central Texas NWIR Council have helped me learn and grow within the roofing industry,” said Milligan. “I am honored to step into the role of chair so that I can help our organization continue to recruit talented individuals into the industry while also providing networking and learning opportunities for our members.”
NWIR is a non-profit organization that helps women in the roofing industry find success in their professional and personal lives by focusing on the following four pillars:
1 - Industry recruitment: Reach beyond traditional recruitment strategies to attract, hire and retain women who will bring diverse backgrounds, talents and experiences to the roofing industry and will elevate the professionalism and diversity of our community.
2 - Networking: Provide opportunities to interact with and learn from women in the roofing industry, creating strong, long-lasting and supportive networks with each other and through strategic alliances with other organizations.
3 - Education: Create high-quality learning programs and experiences for men and women to build successful businesses and careers in the roofing industry, with a focus on business skills, professional development and self-advocacy to support their technical expertise and advance their careers.
4 - Mentoring: Mentor and empower women in the roofing industry to advocate for themselves and achieve excellence in their chosen careers.
Women and men working in the roofing industry are encouraged to become members and be active in their local council. Austin-area roofing professionals can join the organization online at www.nationalwomeninroofing.org and select Central Texas – Austin as their primary local council.
About Texas Traditions Roofing
Texas Traditions Roofing began as a shared calling by three family members to work in their local community while giving back at the same time. The company specializes in the repair and replacement of residential and commercial roofs in the Central Texas region. They believe in doing business based on strong, traditional Texas values and work hard to establish A Tradition of Trust for customers and the community. For more information, visit www.texastraditionsroofing.com
About National Women in Roofing
National Women in Roofing (NWiR) is a non-profit volunteer-based organization that supports and advances the careers of women roofing professionals, from manufacturing to design to installation, investigation to repair to management, and every step in between. NWiR provides networking, mentoring, education and recruitment opportunities from the rooftop to the boardroom, for the young professional at the start of her career to the seasoned manager in the executive suite. Through a commitment to connect and empower women in roofing, NWiR members contribute to the overall betterment and professionalism of the roofing industry.