|We are so excited to share some of the awesome presenters for NWiR Day 2021:
“Roofing is… A Family Affair” with Kendall Ekerson
The challenges and opportunities of running a successful family business as a fourth-generation female.
Kendall started in the roofing industry at the age of 14 sweeping the shop and cleaning the bathrooms of her father’s roofing company. She has come a long way since then. She has now been involved for over 15 years. Currently she is the Director of Marketing and works alongside her Husband Chris who is the General Manger and her father who is the CEO. She oversees all marketing efforts, works with the sales team and helps review contracts. She also oversees the companies recruiting efforts and, like all small businesses, other duties as assigned. She Graduated from Portland State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration and Marketing. In 2017 she graduated from The National Roofing Contractors Association Future Executives Institute. She has been involved in the National Women in Roofing since the start in 2016 and helping start the local Oregon Chapter in 2017. The local chapter is involved in many community outreach activities throughout the year. She is passionate about sharing the trades with women and young adults.
Kendall Stepped away from the family business at the end of 2018 to branch out and spread her wings. She was able to work for the Alzheimer’s Association until February of 2021 when The passion for the roofing industry brought her back to the family business. She is excited to share her story.
She is passionate about her family. She works along side her husband daily. They have two daughters that she works hard for everyday. She wants to show them that she is a strong women and they are too. She is committed to having her daughters grow up in a world where they can do anything.
Get all the info about NWiR Day 2021 here!