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  1. Participation in all classes and social activities (Attendance is taken at each, and though circumstances may warrant an exception, students will be required to make up any partially attended individual class or activity or group of classes to graduate. The FEI Committee will review all attendance records before graduation for such purposes.)
  2. On-time arrival to all classes and social activities
  3. Completion of all homework assignments and projects by the due date

Graduating classes

Students graduate upon completion of the six parts of the three-year program. Graduation is held during NRCA's annual convention. The students are honored at the awards ceremony. Many graduates and FEI students have gone on to become NRCA directors.

  • Rocco Albanese, vice president of operations for Nations Roof East, Yonkers, N.Y.
  • Nathan Blackburn, general manager of Celoseal Roofing, Orange, Calif.
  • Kyle Blair, president of Nations Roof of Indiana LLC, Indianapolis
  • Butch Caballero, division manager of Roofing Solutions, Baton Rouge, La.
  • Tina M. Cain, manager of operations for Roof Check Inc., Longmont, Colo.
  • Taylor Canaday, sales and marketing manager of Horch Roofing Inc., Warren, Maine
  • Tyler Canaday, director of estimating for Madsen Roofing & Waterproofing Inc., Sacramento, Calif.
  • Christopher Ekerson, president of SA Roofing, Hillsboro, Ore.
  • Jesse David Etheridge, director of maintenance operations for Porter Roofing Contractors Inc., Murfreesboro, Tenn.
  • Ryland T. Gray, vice president of Function Enterprises Inc., Springfield, Va.
  • Ashley S. Hallowell, vice president of administration for GSM Roofing, Ephrata, Pa.
  • Michael Halpin, vice president of pre-construction for Burns & Scalo Roofing, Pittsburgh
  • Alex Hannum, vice president of roofing operations for Superior Roofing Inc., Aurora, Colo.
  • Luke Harding, estimator/project manager of Amherst Roofing and Sheet Metal, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  • Jason L. Harris, president of ACI Construction, Ephrata, Pa.
  • Matt Higgins, project manager of Ruff Roofers Inc., Baltimore
  • Justin Hinkley, president of Nations Roof North LLC, Waukesha, Wis.
  • Joseph Huntington, sheet metal manager of AAA Roofing Company, Indianapolis
  • Clint Isaac, vice president of Enterprise Roofing & Sheet Metal, Dayton, Ohio
  • Terae J. Kearney, vice president of operations for IronShore Contracting LLC, Baltimore
  • John Kiesel, president of Division 7 Roofing, Galena, Ohio
  • Robert Kraft, project executive of Wagner Roofing Co., Hyattsville, Md.
  • Gary C. Loper Jr., senior sales manager of E. Cornell Malone Corp., Jackson, Miss.
  • Henry Malkin, vice president of Frye Roofing Inc., Bluefield, W. Va.
  • Matthew McFetridge, vice president of Ben Hill Roofing Co. Inc., Douglasville, Ga.
  • Brien S. Meyer, managing member of Meyer’s Pride Roofing LLC, Dallas
  • Michael Olszta, vice president of Nations Roof LLC, Villa Park, Ill.
  • John Osterritter, project manager of Cole Roofing Co. Inc., Baltimore
  • Joe Petersen, estimator/project manager for CEI Michigan LLC, Hamburg, Mich.
  • Sean Rauch, president of Nations Roof Fresno, Fresno, Calif.
  • Ryan Rebstock, chief operating officer of Nations Roof LLC, Atlanta
  • Denise K. Reed, president of Alva Roofing Co., Oklahoma City
  • Caleb Stauss, vice president of Big D Roofing Services, Ocala, Fla.
  • Matthew Steinrock, vice president/service division director of American Roofing & Metal Co., Louisville, Ky.
  • Tyler T. Tjelmeland, director of sales and project management for T & K Roofing & Sheet Metal, Ely, Iowa
  • Mike Trout, senior project manager/estimator for Wayne’s Roofing Inc., Sumner, Wash.
  • Tom Truelson, president of Forest Historical and Specialty Roofing, Cleveland
  • Elliot Vrana, vice president of service for Phinney Industrial Roofing, Columbus, Ohio
  • Matthew Adler
    J.L. Adler Roofing & Sheet Metal Inc., Joliet, Ill.
  • Shaun Andrews
    Phinney Industrial Roofing, Columbus, Ohio
  • Aaron Mark Antis
    Antis Roofing & Waterproofing, Irvine, Calif.
  • John T. Barker
    KPost Company, Dallas
  • Ben Cadle
    McEnany Roofing, Temple Terrace, Fla.
  • Joe Chajkowski
    The Roof Depot Inc., Alpharetta, Ga.
  • Brandon D. Dennis
    Sutter Roofing, Sarasota, Fla. .
  • Nick Fania
    The Fania Roofing Company, Dover, N.J.
  • Kevin Filotto
    Filotto Roofing Inc., Crest Hill, Ill.
  • Billy Guyette
    Guyette Roofing and Construction, Montgomery, Ala.
  • Ryan J. Lauer
    Front Range Roofing Systems LLC, Greeley, Colo.
  • Zachary Littleton
    R&B Roofing LLC, Garland, Texas
  • Stacey Lytton
    Horch Roofing Inc., Warren, Maine
  • Douglas J. Mackesty
    Schefers Roofing Co., Grain Valley, Mo.
  • Ryan H. Malone
    E. Cornell Malone Corporation, Jackson, Miss.
  • Jarrell Perrin
    Sun Commercial Roofing, Dallas
  • Jerry Pine
    Pine Roofing Co. & Kedmont Waterproofing, Chicago
  • Kyle L. Price
    Superior Service RSH Inc., Lansing, Mich.
  • Lincoln Register
    Register Roofing & Sheet Metal Inc., Jacksonville, Fla.
  • John Scalo
    Burns & Scalo Roofing, Pittsburgh
  • Peter F. Schenkel
    C. L. Schust Co. Inc., Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • Andrew Strauser
    Nations Roof, Springboro, Ohio
  • Stacey Lytton
    Horch Roofing Inc., Warren, Maine
  • Jeremy Wohlfiel
    Merit Contracting, Rochester, Minn.
  • Ashley N. Wood
    Heidler Roofing Services Inc., Hagerstown, Md.
  • Michael Zieverink
    Deer Park Roofing Inc., Cincinnati

Download the full list of graduates from classes 1-8.


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