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Family 

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Those hot summer days didn’t turn Rick off from the industry, 
though, as he has built a successful company that he now runs 
with his son RJ. However, for RJ, it wasn’t always in the cards. 
RJ didn’t always picture himself working for the family business. 
He previously worked in retail sales while pursuing his MBA, 
but now is an important part of the Roofing Southwest team. 

“We work together really well, not that we don’t have our 
differences, but we respect each other,” RJ says.

The company’s success in recent years speaks for itself and a lot 
of the credit for that has to go to the father/son duo.

“Having the ability to let me fail is one of the major reasons 
we’ve had success together,” he says.

Speaking of success, Roofing Southwest has plenty to go around. 
Just look at the company’s client list, which includes a who’s who of 
owners, general contractors and users like Intel, Apple, Best Buy, Home 
Depot, Ryan Companies, Sundt, McCarthy Building Companies, CBRE, 
Colliers and Cushman & Wakefield.

Not to mention, Roofing Southwest recently finished work on the PV 
303 project in Goodyear. The company is also working on 165,000 SF of 
roofing for the Terminal 3 redevelopment at Sky Harbor Airport.

One reason Roofing Southwest has retained so many high-profile clients 
is its position as a full weatherization contractor, not just a roofer. 

“We understand the whole building, not just the roof,”  
Rick says.

The company provides a range of other weatherization services from 
caulking and windows to expansion joints and thermal issues.

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