Commercial Roofing and Sheet Metal Fabrication Company Staff Biographies

In the commercial roofing and architectural sheet metal industry, we’re rather unique. When we first started the business in 2005, we brought with us a cumulative 300+ years of experience. We also brought with us a philosophy to be personally involved in all our jobs. As we like to say, “There’s an owner on every project.” With 8 co-owners, we are able to give every project the attention of an owner. Whether it’s new building construction, commercial roof repair, cutstom architectural sheet metal or flat roofing, all of us at SRS Roofing & Sheet Metal are committed to the success of your project.

Contact experienced commercial roofers at SRS Roofing & Sheet Metal for quality roof repair, installation and maintenance services.

Michael Hurst-President- Co Owner

Michael brings over 25 years experience in the construction industry to the company. Michael’s experience began with his father’s construction company in 1986. In 1991 he took a new position as Shift Manager at a welding and fabrication company. In 1996, he accepted a position as an Architectural Sheet Metal Mechanic and Crew Foreman. His hobby and interest in computers lead him to accept an Information Technology position in January 2000. In June of 2001 his duties were expanded to include rolls involving IT, finance and operations for a national company based in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. With these new responsibilities Michael traveled the country installing and training people in the use of construction job cost/accounting software as well as developing business process improvements and controls. In 2004, Michael was named President of the local commercial roofing company. These responsibilities provided Michael with a wide range of experience and produced many connections in the construction industry.

Tom Bechtel-Roofing Operations Manager/Estimator- Co Owner

After graduating from Wauwatosa West High School, Tom was hired by an established roofing company in Waukesha, WI. A year later, in 1975, Tom was part of the group that formed a new roofing and sheet metal company in West Allis, WI. Tom filled the role of Foreman and installed roofing systems in many different states. In 1985 Tom was named superintendent of roofing operation for that company and later took on the responsibilities of estimating as well as the duties of General Manager. Tom has been a huge asset to SRS Roofing & Sheet Metal Inc. and as a co-owner he is excited about the continuation and growth of his many relationships with customers, vendors, and employees. 

Todd Hoffmann-Chief Safety Officer/Human Resources- Co Owner

Todd has more than 25 years in the construction/safety industry. He is an authorized OSHA Construction Outreach Trainer, Todd was an Accredited Instructor for the DHFS teaching asbestos and Lead (pb) Paint certification courses at Good Armstrong & Associates in Milwaukee, WI. Todd has extensive Human Resource Management, Fleet Safety Management and Business Planning experience. He is an integral part of the company, performing the roles of Risk Manager, Safety Officer, and Human Resource Manager.

Pam Topping-Controller- Co Owner

Pam has more than 30 years experience in the financial industry. She has managed a small branch of Savings and Loan from 1982-1984 as well as having hands on working knowledge of all aspects of construction accounting including payroll, 401K management, accounts payable, accounts receivable and union benefits administration. Pam gained much of her construction accounting experience while working for a small builder located in Greendale who specialized in new investment properties. After leaving there, Pam joined Specialty Associates Inc. in August 1999. 

Brad Decker-Sheet Metal Manager/Estimator- Co Owner

Brad has more than 25 years of experience in the construction industry with 18 years as a sheet metal foreman and the last 11 years as a superintendent and estimator. Brad was the head of the sheet metal division at Specialty Associates Inc. He is working on a degree in architectural engineering.

Michael Schmidt-Roofing Foreman- Co Owner

Michael has more than 35 years of experience in the application of commercial roofing membranes. Michael was responsible for the profitable operation of countless jobs over his career as a roofer and roofing foreman at SAI. He has installed millions of square feet of EPDM, PVC, and bituminous roofing membrane and is very well respected in the industry. His talents extend far beyond basic roofing and he truly enjoys challenging situations that may involve carpentry, masonry, or sheet metal fabrication. He is a true problem solver and enjoys tackling the challenges involved with roofing projects. Michael is a great resource for SRS Roofing and Sheet Metal, and even more so for our customers.

Mark Beaudoin-Sheet Metal Foreman- Co Owner

Mark began his career as a commercial roofer for Laufenberg Roofing before joining SAI and switching careers to become an architectural sheet metal mechanic for the past 27 years. Mark is a highly motivated individual with a get it done attitude. Like his co-workers, Mark is committed to maintaining his certifications and has used his expertise and training on many high profiles such as the Wisconsin State Fair Park Expo Center, the Calatrava addition to the Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee Public Museum’s IMAX Theater, Oak Park Library and residences belonging to the S.C. Johnson Family.

John Stroninski-Sheet Metal Foreman-Co Owner

John started his sheet metal apprenticeship in 1999 at SAI, and now has 15 years experience in the sheet metal industry. John has had the benefit of working with and being trained by some of the top professionals in the architectural sheet metal trade and has put that experience and training to work for us here at SRS Roofing & Sheet Metal.