Grant B. Whitney
President and Chief Executive Officer
Since founding Whitco Roofing, Inc., Grant has made it a priority to redefine what customers expect from a commercial roofing firm. Over the past decade, Grant has grown the organization from a regional commercial roofing company into an award-winning national firm dedicated to unrivaled workmanship and unparalleled customer service. Prior to founding Whitco Roofing, Inc., Grant served as a commercial roof consultant. It was during his time as a consultant that Grant realized the need for a more professional commercial roofing firm.
Grant serves on several executive advisory boards and is involved with numerous non-profit organizations. Grant is an active member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO). He and his wife currently reside in Atlanta with their two sons.
Blake L. Whitney
Executive Vice President
Blake oversees Whitco Roofing Inc.’s sales division and also manages the company’s overall marketing strategy. Blake, who has worked in the commercial roofing industry for more than a decade, has business degrees from Georgia Military College and Richards College of Business at the University of West Georgia.
Prior to joining Whitco, Blake held various sales and management positions and is a former small-business owner.
Blake is an avid fisherman, NCAA football fanatic, and enjoys spending time with his family.
T. Alston Padgett
Chief Financial Officer
Alston manages the accounting and finance departments for Whitco Roofing Inc. Prior to joining Whitco, Alston spent many years in tax and audit for a public accounting firm before transitioning to be the controller of a privately held business based in Atlanta. Alston provides oversight in all matters related to finance and accounting, including budgeting, cash flow analysis and profit and loss.
Alston grew up in Atlanta and graduated with a degree in accounting from Auburn University. In his free time, Alston enjoys attending sporting events and vacationing with his family.
J. Mark Robinson
Director – Operations
Mark cut his teeth in the commercial construction industry fresh out of college in Ohio and Virginia in the early 90’s, building large industrial additions for operating paper mills. A career change brought Mark to Georgia, where he worked for a major building products and paper manufacturer in their corporate office. After several years working in manufacturing, Mark decided to come back to the construction industry and entered the commercial roofing field, where he has worked since 2008.
When not at work, Mark enjoys spending time with his wife and two children on the waters of Lake Allatoona.
Jamie G. Ward
Vice President – Sales
Jamie began work in the commercial roofing industry in 2011, and has worked with clients nationwide on projects large and small. As Vice President of Sales, Jamie manages Whitco’s Georgia-based account executives and roof inspectors. Jamie also manages a portfolio of clients as the company’s senior account executive. He has an Associate’s degree in Business from Young Harris College, and a Bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Georgia.
Jamie enjoys music, the outdoors, and spending time with his beautiful wife and daughters.
Henri R. Brickey
Vice President – Strategic Development
Henri has worked in the commercial roofing industry since 2011, and his primary responsibility at Whitco Roofing Inc. is to create and maintain strategic partnerships with clients and business partners. Henri, who holds a BA degree in print journalism from Metropolitan State University of Denver, also manages Whitco’s regional sales offices and leads Whitco’s national growth strategy. Henri also acts as the liaison between Whitco Roofing and sister company Whitco Flooring.
Henri is married with two children and enjoys eating exotic foods with his wife, and cheering for his son and daughter — both of whom run cross country and track and field at the high school and college level.
Brad C. Staton
President – Whitco Metals
Brad has accumulated over 35 years of experience in commercial roofing and construction project management. During that time, Brad gained experience in virtually all facets of the commercial roofing industry — including estimating, customer service, client relationship management, profit and loss reporting, job submittal review, scheduling and production management.
Brad brings a wealth of knowledge to Whitco Roofing Inc., and can handle any project, no matter how complex.
J. Hamp Oliver
Senior Project Manager
Hamp started his roofing career in 1999, knowing nothing about the industry and starting at the bottom of the ladder — literally. Over the years, Hamp grew into roles that have included, estimator, service and repair manager, and project manager. Hamp’s background provides him with an in-depth knowledge of virtually every roofing system, including single ply, asphaltic, coatings, and metal.
Hamp lives in Acworth, Georgia with his wife Sherri. He enjoys fishing, hunting, and most anything outdoors.
James D. Furmanek
James has worked in the commercial roofing industry for 35 years. During that time, he has worked in virtually every position, from entry-level laborer as a teenager, to running branch offices later in his career. James’ extensive roofing knowledge, attention to detail and knack for numbers make him an essential member of Whitco Roofing Inc.’s estimating department.
James, a Georgia native, enjoys travel during his time off.
Dave B. Pearson
Dave got his start in the commercial roofing industry as a laborer and truck driver. He worked his way up the ranks, learning all aspects of the trade. His past positions have included crew leader, field supervisor, crane operator, warehouse manager and project manager/estimator. After nearly twenty years in the South Florida roofing community, Dave relocated to the Atlanta area and joined the Whitco family. He enjoys tackling the more difficult projects and coming up with creative and innovative solutions to challenging problems.
Jeremy M. Helmuth
Jeremy has worked in the commercial roofing industry since 2011, and manages Whitco Roofing Inc.’s service department. Jeremy’s creative problem-solving abilities, tireless work ethic and years of field experience, are put to the test daily as he supervises the company’s repair and preventive maintenance divisions. Since joining Whitco, Jeremy has overseen service work for some of Whitco’s largest clients, including Coca-Cola Headquarters, YKK, Olymbec, Golden State Foods and Asbury Automotive. Jeremy also manages Whitco’s roof cleaning division.
Jeremy lives in the foothills of the North Georgia mountains with his wife and enjoys coaching both of his kids in baseball, hunting, fishing, and outdoor sports.
Grant L. Moellering
Regional Manager- Gulf Coast
Grant Moellering is the Regional Manager for Whitco Roofing Inc.’s Gulf Region, and has worked in the commercial roofing industry for 10 years. He has managed projects for large clients, such as Centennial Plaza in Gulfport, MS and Family Dollar Regional distribution center in Pascagoula, MS. Grant has fun playing sand volleyball every week with friends on the Long Beach, MS coast.