Our Team

Meet the Advanced Roofing Inc. Team

In the commercial roofing industry, it’s not only how the job’s performed; but it’s also who the people are doing it. Their skills, involvement, and professional demeanor. Hundreds of dedicated individuals make up the team at Advanced Roofing Inc., and not only do they want your respect, but they also want you to like them. “Nice” is important to us. As is “courteous, efficient, exacting, honest, ethical, flexible, accommodating, logistical, knowledgeable.” There’s not an “it’s-not-my-job” attitude in the bunch. In fact, any job we perform is everyone’s responsibility. So there’s always someone available with an answer or who knows how to get something resolved. We work smart, and we work safely. We train and train more. With this group, anything and everything is humanly possible.

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Rob Kornahrens – CEO, President

Founder and President of Advanced Roofing Inc.

Experience: Rob Kornahrens is a leader in the commercial roofing industry for more than 40 years. Before starting Advanced Roofing in 1983, he worked with Triple M Roofing Corporation in New York. During his tenure at Triple M, Rob held numerous field positions and was eventually promoted to Branch Manager where he was responsible for opening and operating new branches in both Atlanta and Fort Lauderdale.

Education: B.S. Degree in Business Administration from the University of Arizona.

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Kevin Kornahrens – Executive Vice President

Kevin Kornahrens started full-time with Advanced Roofing in 2005 and is responsible for overseeing the operations and management of all divisions.

Experience: Kevin oversees the Human Resources, Safety, Legal, Information Technologies, and Marketing Departments for Advanced Roofing.

Education: SPHR, Senior Professional in Human Resources. M.B.A. Degree in finance from the University of Miami. B.S. Degree in Management Information Systems, from Florida State University. B.A. Degree in Marketing, from Florida State University. B.A. Degree in Multinational Business from Florida State University.

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 Michael Kornahrens – Executive Vice President

Michael Kornahrens joined Advanced Roofing in 1998 and is responsible for overseeing the operations and management of all divisions.

Experience: Born into the roofing industry, Michael has held many positions at Advanced Roofing over the past 18 years, including leading the Metal Roofing and Renewable Energy divisions. His responsibilities include developing rooftop and solar designs, coordinating subcontractors, and managing project installations throughout the United States and Canada.

Education: B.A. Degree in Management and Marketing from Florida Atlantic University

 

Matt Ladd – Vice President of Operations

Matt Ladd joined Advanced Roofing in 1987 and is responsible for coordination of all off-site operations. His duties include scheduling of all roofing crews, equipment, and materials to our job sites; daily site visits to ensure safety, quality and production; liaison between field, office and clients/roof consultants.

Experience:  Over three decades of experience in all phases of roofing; started as a mechanic and worked up to present position.

Education:  Matt has extensive commercial roofing experience with three decades of on-the-job training in various fields and systems. Additionally, he has taken numerous continuing education courses related to the roofing and construction industries.

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Clint Sockman – Vice President of Sales & Business Development

Clint Sockman joined Advanced Roofing in 1998 and is responsible for overseeing the Re-Roofing and Renewable Energy Divisions.

Experience: A second generation roofer with more than two decades of experience in the roofing, solar, and construction industries.

Education: The University of Cincinnati, Information Systems minor in International Business. Licenses: Florida State Roofing and Solar Contractors; Certifications: North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP), LEED. Member of the American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE). Constructions Specifications Institute (CSI).

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Clay Thomas – Statewide Service Manager

Clay Thomas joined Advanced Roofing in 2015 and is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of all Service Department functions throughout the State of Florida.

Experience: A third generation roofer with decades of experience working in the roofing industry. Prior to joining Advanced Roofing, Clay held senior management positions with various commercial roofing contractors and property management companies in South Florida.

Education: Engineering degree, University of Miami; Master’s in Business Administration, Nova Southeastern University; Licenses: Florida State Roofing, and General Contractor

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Mike Landolofi – Branch Manager, Tampa

Mike Landolfi is one of the original Advanced Roofing employees, joining the company in 1983.

Experience: Mike is a veteran in the commercial roofing industry with extensive industry knowledge spanning three decades. During his time with Advanced Roofing, Mike has been responsible for leading several divisions, including the Waterproofing and Infrared Divisions. Furthermore, he was instrumental in leading post-hurricane clean-up efforts in Guantanamo Bay and St. Thomas U.S.V.I. following major storms in the mid-2000s.

Education: Mike has extensive commercial roofing experience with on-the-job training in various fields and systems, and has taken numerous continuing education courses related to the roofing and construction industry.

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Jason Carruth – Branch Manager, Central and North Florida

Jason Carruth joined Advanced Roofing in 2008 and is the Branch Manager of our Central and North Florida office locations.

Experience: Jason is a third-generation roofer with more than twenty-five years of experience. He is a former president of the National Roofing Contractors Association of South Florida (NRCA).

Education: Jason has extensive commercial roofing experience with on-the-job training in various fields and systems, and has taken numerous continuing education courses related to the roofing and construction industries.

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Bryan Cardona – Statewide Safety Director

Bryan Cardona oversees the Safety Division at Advanced Roofing Inc.

Experience: He has a decade of experience in the areas of Occupational Safety and Health Management. Bryan’s goal for AdvancedRoofing is to continue being an industry leader in safety while promoting a safety culture and growing OSHA partnerships. Bryanis the recipiant of the 2016 Construction Association of South Florida (CASF) Safety Professional of the Year Award.

Education: OSHA Authorized Construction Trainer, which allows Bryan to implement the OSHA 10 and 30-hour training courses for our field staff.

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Scott Mollan – Manager, Air Conditioning and Lightning Protection

Scott Mollan joined Advanced Roofing in 1992 to start Air Conditioning Division. This division success allows Advanced Roofing to be self-sufficient in the area of rooftop mechanical work. Scott is responsible for all HVAC related activities for the company, including estimating, scheduling, contract negotiations, purchasing, billing, and personnel decisions.

Scott also leads our Lighting Protection Division, Advanced Lightning Systems As a Lightning Protection contractor, Advanced Lightning Systems provides professional service, installations, and re-certification solutions for commercial customers throughout the State of Florida.

Experience: 20 years as HVAC technician and in the management of operations. State Certified Air Conditioning Contractor.

Education: Three decades of air conditioning experience with two decades of on-the-job training in various fields and systems. Additionally, Scott has taken numerous continuing education courses related to the HVAC and Lightning Protection.