provides the overall vision for NRCIA
and is the driving force behind all business development operations as NRCIA
grows into a recognized, trusted brand name nationwide.
is the chief "guardian of the brand" with a spectrum of responsibilities that includes the overall direction of the company and the development and management of the chapter operations.
makes sure the company maintains its focus on core values and on its stated mission to provide a superior level of service and exceptional value in meeting the roofing needs and protection of homeowners and the real estate community.
twin roles as Founder and Chief Executive Director, Mr. Watrous draws on his
broad and varied experience as a business owner, visionary, author, entrepreneur and "hands on" general contractor.
has over 30 years experience in all facets of the residential building industry, including extensive experience in construction management.
core expertise, and his
"passion," is providing a system in which other contractors can benefit.
He is a leading expert in the roof certification business and developed the patents pending process for inspecting and certifying roofs.
Early in his career, Mr. Watrous founded Waterhouse & Associates, a general contracting consumer advocate firm specializing in insurance claims by reconstructing homes damaged by "perils of nature.
quickly became a specialist and has since developed numerous copyrights and proprietary systems that advance the knowledge and techniques of roof certification and the repair process.
Mr. Watrous created NRCIA based on his in-depth knowledge of all sides of the roofing repair business, including the insurance side.
In tandem with NRCIA
developed "LeakFREE® Roof Certification," a two year renewable service agreement that protects sellers, buyers and agents from any future roof related leaks and claims.
Mr. Watrous is also the founder of TGWB Publishing and a former Educational Director providing a 3-credit continuing education correspondence course for real estate agents in California entitled "Roof Certifications for Consumer Protection" as well as a 6-credit continuing education correspondence course for insurance agents in California.
is author of "Top Dollar Property Claims," a business book designed to guide homeowners and contractors through the steps of obtaining a successful claims settlement.
The book was selected as one of the "Top 10 Real Estate Books" by The Los Angeles Times
Mr. Hogue shares in the overall vision with Les Watrous
by helping with development of programs and by filling the roll of National Director of Sales & Marketing.
Mr. Hogue shares a passion with Les
for the building of NRCIA
into an Association with high the highest moral standards and a level of integrity unmatched in the roofing industry.