We've recently added more expertise to our DaVinci Roofscapes Tech Team and wanted to familiarize you with some new --- and favorite --- folks! Here's your "cheat sheet" to get-to-know the experts behind our polymer roofing products.
Tim Gentry - Vice President of Technical Services
Tim has 40+ years' of roofing experience, including cedar, asphalt, tile and slate roofing. Before joining DaVinci, he owned his own roofing company for many years. Tim has been with DaVinci since our company started and has in-depth knowledge of engineered polymers, steep slope roofing and the polymer tile market.
While Tim plays a key role aiding in the design and technical processes of DaVinci tiles, he also manages all of our product testing and certifications, works on the Product Development Team, conducts installation training, meets with contractors, and heads up warranty and customer satisfaction inquiries.
Zach Stopyro - National Senior Technical Services Manager
Zach brings 25+ years' experience in the roofing industry to the table, with a combination of installation, sales and management skills. With experience in metal, slate, tile, cedar and asphalt roofs, Zach primarily focuses on projects on the East Coast, in Canada and in international areas. During his time with DaVinci, Zach has traveled to hundreds of roofing companies to perform installation and sales training plus launch Bellaforté Shake into the market place.
In his new role at DaVinci, Zach has East Coast responsibiltiy plus he oversees the program nationally so that DaVinci can develop closer relationships with our contractor base.
Eric Salvesen - Central Technical Services Manager
Eric joined DaVinci last year and brings a wealth of hands-on building industry experience with him to our company. After putting himself through college as a roofer, Eric spent several years on the distribution side of the business. He supports our internal staff along with contractors, distributors, architects, developers and homeowners in the central portion of the United States.
You'll see Eric at sales/installation trainings and demos, jobsites and presentations for design engineers, architects and consultants. He's here to help you solve your roofing challenges and to provide insights on when, where and how to best use DaVinci synthetic roofing materials.
Tyler Storfa - Western Technical Services Manager
Tyler also joined the DaVinci team in 2013 after spending 10 years as a technical rep in the field showcasing proper tile installation procedures to contractors, architects and building officials. He has experience in roofing product testing, underlayments and snow retention systems for roofs.
As a technical support representative for DaVinci in the western part of the country, Tyler assists with unique and unusual details of installation projects, finding permanent solutions to roofing issues and dealing with cost effectiveness issues. His chief goal is to "take the mystery out of our composite roofing materials" so that contractors and distributors understand and feel comfortable with DaVinci lightweight roofing solutions.