Duro-Last® Roofing, Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of prefabricated roofing systems, is pleased to announce the addition of Bill Carroll as VP of Manufacturing, and Cory Gergar as Chief Financial Officer to its staff to support authorized Duro-Last contractors and provide the continued customer service that has made this company the leader in the roofing industry.
Bill has joined the JRB family of companies as the Vice President of Manufacturing and is based in the Saginaw, Michigan office. He is responsible for overseeing the plant operations of all four Duro-Last locations as well as, Plastatech Engineering®, Ltd.; Oscoda Plastics®, Inc.; EXCEPTIONAL® Metals;, and TIP-TOP® Screw Manufacturing. Bill’s responsibilities include oversight of production, quality, inventory, and safety, with the overall objectives of meeting customer delivery requirements and company sales and profitability goals.
Bill has over 25 years in leadership positions in multi-plant manufacturing environments, most recently as Plant Manager for Gardner Denver Thomas, a manufacturer of industrial pumps for the medical and environmental industries.
Bill is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh where he received both a Bachelor and Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering.
Cory will be responsible for all accounting activities including financial analysis, strategic planning, policy development and implementation, compliance and reporting in support of corporate objectives for Duro-Last and its sister companies; Plastatech® Engineering, Ltd., EXCEPTIONAL® Metals, Creative Impressions®, Oscoda Plastics®, Inc., and TIP-TOP® Screw Manufacturing, Inc.
With extensive experience in financial management, budgeting, coordination between multiple departments, costing systems, and continuous improvement processes, Cory will be a strong contributor to the achievement of the financial goals of all companies.
Cory is a graduate of Michigan State University where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting. He received his Master of Science in Finance degree from Walsh College, School of Accountancy and Business Administration.
Cory will be based in Duro-Last’s Saginaw Michigan office.