Gabriel Garcia's life story embodies the American dream. After enjoying a loving childhood in El Salvador, civil strife in his native country brought Gabriel to the United States. As a young man of 22 years, fueled with a strong work ethic and fierce determination, Gabriel gathered a handful of workers in Prairieville, Louisiana, and Garcia Roofing was born! With his truck as an office and pen and paper for estimates and invoices, he began his day before sunrise and worked until darkness no longer allowed...
Fred Garcia has come a long way since 1989, the year he first came to the United States as an immigrant from El Salvador. CEO of Garcia Roof & Sheet Metal, Garcia led the company to more than 300% growth. He successfully started three other companies—Roofing Solutions, Louisiana Roofing Supply and Roof Corp.—in that same period of time....
Chief Operating Officer
In 2008, Andrew Goldberg was hired by Garcia Roofing as an estimator. He quickly climbed the ranks to eventually lead the Reroof Division of Garcia Roofing. As an integral part of the Garcia Roofing family, Andrew has led the company’s out-of-state operations during large storms. In his current role, he plans and directs operations to optimize work flow and maintain efficiency in support of the company’s growth. Andrew lives in Prairieville with his wife and three daughters.
Executive Vice President/CFO
After completing his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting at Louisiana State University, Jonathan spent ten years as a staff accountant at a local financial institution. He began working at Garcia Roofing in 2006 and was soon overseeing Garcia’s complex financial operations as its Chief Financial Officer. Jonathan is a member of the Ascension Parish Leadership Class of 2019 and is honored to serve his local church as a board member. Jonathan lives in Walker with his wife and daughter.
Andrew joined Garcia with nearly two decades of sales experience within the home improvement industry. Andrew has assembled and developed a team of nearly twenty sales professionals who are experts in their field while placing a strong emphasis on customer satisfaction. Under his direction, sales have risen 45%. He attributes his success to his team and their commitment of providing customers with superior products installed with expert craftsmanship. Andrew has a Bachelor’s degree (Finance) from the University of New Orleans and now lives in Prairieville with his wife of 11 years Katie, and their two daughters, Demi & Halle’.
After a career in financial institutions, Jann Lamy joined the Garcia team in 2008. She now serves as the Accounting Director, handling accounting and procurement for the company. Jann and her husband, Ray, live in Baton Rouge and enjoy travel and spending time with their family of three sons, two daughters-in-law, and three grandchildren.
Hired in 2018, Sebastian attended Louisiana College. With over 6 years of experience in the industrial safety field, he is OSHA certified in fall protection and high angle rescue. He is excited to take on the challenge of keeping Garcia Roofing the safest roofing company around. Sebastian resides in Prairieville with his wife and 3 children. He enjoys spending time with his family and playing soccer.
Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Growth
Craig Carroll was hired in 2008 as the Project Coordinator for Garcia Roofing. Since that time, he has worked and managed many aspects of the business in assisting the company’s growth and expansion. As the Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Growth, Craig plans to guide the company to an even greater future by expanding to other areas of Louisiana and growing the company’s brand through strategic marketing campaigns. Craig enjoys traveling and participating in sports.
Hired in November 2018, Lorena Colon earned a BS in Psychology and MS in Industrial-Organizational Psychology. She gained experience in both private and government practice in her native Puerto Rico. Her passion is people and organization, combining human behavior with organizational needs in order to reach a company’s development goals. Lorena moved from Puerto Rico after Hurricane María’s devastation. She now lives in Baton Rouge and is excited to be part of Garcia Roofing and Sheet Metal at this time of company growth. She enjoys traveling and connecting to her family using social networks.