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JIM GIESE

Founder

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DANIEL J. GIESE

Owner

EDUCATION:

University of Iowa

B.A. Economics 2002

Minor in Business Administration 2002

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Laborer 1997-2005

Maintenance Technician 2006-2010

Project Manager / Estimator 2010 - Present

Co-Owner 2016-Present

 

WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST EXPERIENCE IN THE ROOFING INDUSTRY?

One day when I was in grade school my dad had my brother, sister, and me put insulation plates on fasteners and he paid us by the hour.  My brother and sister spent most of their time talking and completed only one box by the time I completed two.  So I asked my dad if we could be paid by the box instead of by the hour.  He agreed, and my siblings weren't too happy. 

MY FAVORITE PART ABOUT WORKING IN THE ROOFING INDUSTRY?

I enjoy taking care of the customer.  Whether it's stopping a roof leak, or installing a new roof, I take pride in knowing that they can trust our company to handle their roof related needs.

 

WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE ROOFING MATERIAL TO WORK WITH?

It depends on the job, but I prefer fully-adhered EPDM (rubber) because I think it looks great after installation and is easy to maintain.

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MIKE COTA

General Manager

Quad Cities/Dubuque

WORK EXPERIENCE:

1978-1981- worked with JIm at another company 

1981-1984- Roofer

Moved to QC in ‘84 to start up a Quad Cities Branch

1984-19 manager for Quad Cities Branch

WHAT IS YOUR POSITION WITHIN THE COMPANY?

General Manager

 

WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST EXPERIENCE IN THE ROOFING INDUSTRY?

Started with residential shingles

 

MY FAVORITE PART ABOUT WORKING IN THE ROOFING INDUSTRY?

Customer satisfaction. exceeding a customer’s expectations. Completing a job in a timely manner or ahead of schedule

 

WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE ROOFING MATERIAL TO WORK WITH?

Really enjoys single ply roofing now. Started in shingling and built up roofs. 

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MARY SWANSON

Lead Estimator

Quad Cities

Mary has been working as an estimator at Jim Giese Commercial roofing since 1998.

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CHRIS MUELLER

Estimator & Project Manager

Quad Cities

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s Degree in Building Construction Management University of Wisconsin Platteville

 

WORK EXPERIENCE: 

8-1/2 Years Commercial Roofing

10 Years Residential Construction

 

WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST EXPERIENCE IN THE ROOFING INDUSTRY? 

Removing slate shingles on a 12/12 pitch in high school on my parent’s house

 

MY FAVORITE PART ABOUT WORKING IN THE ROOFING INDUSTRY? 

The People

 

WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE ROOFING MATERIAL TO WORK WITH?

EPDM

 

WHAT DO YOU CONSIDER YOUR MOST REWARDING EXPERIENCE? 

Seeing happiness in others that I have been able to help

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LUCAS THIEDE

Project Manager & Estimator

Quad Cities

EDUCATION:

Associate of Applied Science degree in Construction Management

Kirkwood Community College

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Jim Giese Commercial Roofing since June 2019

3 years Project Management prior

WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST EXPERIENCE IN THE ROOFING INDUSTRY?

Shingling houses

MY FAVORITE PART ABOUT WORKING IN THE ROOFING INDUSTRY?

Building relationships with customers and making them happy

WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE ROOFING MATERIAL TO WORK WITH?

Any single ply membrane

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MIKE FLANAGAN

Project Manager

Dubuque

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Started working for Jim Giese Commercial Roofing in 1988.

WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST EXPERIENCE IN THE ROOFING INDUSTRY?

First experience was not the most positive! It was a pitch roof tear-off. The dust from the coal tar pitch burns your skin. it was though, but made it through and am still doing it 30+ years later!

MY FAVORITE PART ABOUT WORKING IN THE ROOFING INDUSTRY?

Meeting new customers and keeping existing customers happy with our services.

WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE ROOFING MATERIAL TO WORK WITH?

EPDM because it is the easiest to apply.

WHAT DO YU CONSIDER THE MOST REWARDING EXPERIENCE?

When Jim asked me to go Haiti and help put a roof on the Eglise Saint Louis Marie de Monfort church after a hurricane.