National Women in Roofing (NWIR), a national organization focused on the empowerment of women within the roofing industry, has announced Sherry Holmes of the DIY Network show "Holmes Makes it Right" will be the keynote speaker at its second annual NWIR Day, Feb. 9, 2019, during the 2019 International Roofing Expo® in Nashville, Tenn.
Holmes is a contractor, part-time designer and weekend DIYer. She supports and mentors women in the skilled trades and recently became an Ambassador for Habitat for Humanity's Women Build. Daughter of celebrity contractor Mike Holmes, she started behind the scenes on Mike's breakout series, "Holmes on Homes,"® and has been a crew member ever since. She next will appear in the new series "Holmes: Next Generation."
"We are very excited to have Sherry share her story of her challenges and successes as a contractor," says Shari Carlozzi, NWIR Chair. "Her insight and experience are sure to inspire everyone attending the event."
With a theme of Building Better Together, NWIR Day provides additional educational and networking sessions for women in the roofing industry. Registration for the event is through IRE registration. For more information about NWIR Day, visit the NWIR website.
NWIR recognizes and thanks the following Diamond event sponsors: Johns Manville, Denver; SRS Distribution, McKinney, Texas; the Roofing Alliance; TAMKO, Joplin, Mo.; and Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance, Beachwood, Ohio.