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...
Chairman of the Board of Directors
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, 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 Executive 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.
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 President, 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.
Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors/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.
Chief Operating Officer
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’.
Chief Workforce Officer
In 2009, Ricardo began officially working for Garcia Roofing, but has grown up in the business, working from the ground up, learning the different facets of the roofing industry. Of recent, he has worked as a new construction manager for 4-5 years, managing all aspects of the new construction side of the business, from estimating, to job management and closing of jobs. He now manages over 300 staff/roofing workforce, ensuring Garcia Roofing standards for installations are met. Ricardo strives to improve quality of workmanship, and workforce relations.
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.
Director of Training
Greg joined Garcia in January 2020 as a seasoned training and development professional. His experience building and deploying scalable training programs will help Garcia as we grow our business and market footprint. Greg lives in Baton Rouge and has a MS in Human Resource Education and Workforce Development from LSU. In his downtime he enjoys traveling and rooting on his hometown Chicago sports teams, excluding the White Sox of course.
Hired in 2020, Kevin comes to the company with over 10 years of experience in Safety Management. After attending the University of Southern Mississippi, he traveled several places throughout the world to build excellent safety cultures. Kevin looks forward to building the safety culture during Garcia Roofing’s growth. He resides in Metairie and enjoys spending his off time watching sports, traveling, and spending time with his family.