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Rick “the Roofer” Goes West for Upcoming TAMKO Customer Appreciation Events

Rick the Roofer’s national roadshow is headed west for a series of customer appreciation events at TAMKO Building Products, Inc. warehouses.

Rick the Roofer
Rick "the Roofer"

Rick the Roofer, also known as TAMKO Field Sales Training Manager Rick Taylor, kicked off his first-ever national tour of contractor and distributor events in July at the TAMKO corporate headquarters in Joplin, Missouri.

The customer appreciation events will feature free food, TAMKO gear giveaways and product demonstrations. During the events, contractors can learn time saving techniques that can help improve the profitability of their business, see the latest products in action, receive hands-on training, see preferred installation methods and gain access to sales tools, business resources and exclusive contractor programs.

These Western District events will be hosted by TAMKO’s warehouses in Denver, Colorado and Salt Lake City, Utah. The events are open to existing TAMKO customers, as well as contractors, builders and distributors interested in learning more about TAMKO products.

“Roofing isn’t limited to one area of the country, and neither am I,” Rick said. “I’m hoping to see some familiar faces at these events, but always have room to welcome new friends too.”

Denver Events

Events at the TAMKO Denver Warehouse will be held 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 12; and 8 to 10 a.m. Thursday, September 13, at 5300 E. 43rd Avenue in Denver.

Salt Lake City Events

Events at the TAMKO SLC Warehouse will be held 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 18, and 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, September 19, at 1822 South 4130 West in Salt Lake City.

Roofing contractors and industry professionals are welcome to RSVP for these events by emailing, or simply come to the event. Rick the Roofer can be found on social media at Rick the Roofer Taylor on Facebook, @Rick_theRoofer on Twitter, and @Rick_theRoofer on Instagram.

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About Rick “the Roofer”

Rick “the Roofer” is TAMKO’s new Field Sales Training Manager who specializes in training TAMKO sales representatives and industry professionals on company products and proper installations. With nearly 50 years of industry experience as a roofing contractor and a former Territory Manager for TAMKO, Rick “the Roofer” will travel nationwide in a custom-built truck and trailer providing live demos and information on the latest TAMKO products.


In 2024, TAMKO celebrates 80 years in business. TAMKO is a leading independent manufacturer of residential roofing shingles and waterproofing products crafted with American pride. At TAMKO, the popular Heritage® shingle series and Proline™ shingle series, featuring award-winning Titan XT® and StormFighter FLEX™, boast the best roofing colors on the market. Titan XT and StormFighter FLEX shingles are well-known for their impressive industry-first high-wind warranty up to 160 MPH. TAMKO products are further backed by a brand name recognized for its rich history, core values of honesty and integrity, quality products and processes, authority with building professionals, and support for its community. For more information about TAMKO, visit our website at