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About Us



To be a thriving building owner's preferred resource to manage, maintain and install commercial roof systems with commitment, competence and care. To always keep family business values at the core of our decisions and provide a workplace for our employees that is safe and satisfying.

Harnessing The Elements With Commitment, Competence & Care

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If you're looking for high quality, personal and professional service, you've come to the right place. At Wood Roofing Company we approach every one of our projects with Commitment, Competence and Care.


Wood Roofing Company is a Union Contractor with a highly trained staff and a long history of providing amazing customer service combined with unequaled Safety commitments to our customers and our employees. We are equipped to handle projects of any magnitude regardless of size or scope and hold our ability to deliver the highest quality product, completed on time and on budget, in the highest regard.


Let us put our experience and care to work for you.

A Record Of

Safety First




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There isn't any need to cross our fingers in hopes that we don't jinx our perfect record of zero fatalities, zero OSHA penalties and an untarnished record maintaining a safe workplace for everyone of our employees and customers. It is instilled in our culture and our beliefs that a safe workforce is one of the most important and essential responsibilities we can provide. It's more than a's a right.

It's also one of the reasons our customers prefer our workforce over the competition. We ensure every job gets done to our customer's specifications and satisfaction while maintaining every safety protocol is followed above and beyond.

Proud To Serve Our Community

"Wood Roofing is proud to name many of the school systems and educational facilities in Central Iowa our clients. Maintaining stable and durable roofing solutions for our children is a paramount responsibility for our company and you can be assured we will continue to apply our experience and professionalism to ensuring our educational clients can keep a roof over their student's heads into the future."

Kevin Alderman, Wood Roofing & Sheet Metal President

A Responsibility

We Take Seriously

Wood Roofing services many of the educational and school systems across Central Iowa. If we were to be bold enough, we would even say it is one of our specialties. Our company also gives in-kind services, products and donations to a variety of organizations in need including but not limited to: Junior Achievement of Central Iowa, Special Olympics, The Des Moines Botanical Garden, Habitat For Humanity and Mercy Foundation - Des Moines.

Wood Roofing Collaboration The Des Moines Register


The Des Moines Register

Four Iowa roofing contractors used to competing against each other for projects came together to repair the roof at Junior Achievement of...




Kevin Alderman

President & Owner
Since 1997

Kevin's reputation and relationships are at the core of a lifetime commitment to the roofing industry. Those commitments have carried through the last two decades serving as Vice President of Wood Roofing for 13 years until purchasing the company in 2011 and hiring his three sons to solidify Wood Roofing as a family business.

Jay Alderman

Chief Operating Officer
Since 2008

Jay Alderman serves as COO of the company and plays a vital part in sales, service and overall structure. Jay came to Wood Roofing Company with 11 years of construction experience and started in the field learning the roofing process along with Wood Roofing’s team and philosophy on the importance and value of a relationship with its customers as family and friends.


Dustin Alderman

Vice President Operations

Since 2011

Dustin’s career started in the electrical industry and brought the concept of renewable energy into the Wood Roofing family. He now has oversight of the production and sheet metal divisions of the company and focuses on developing relationships with general contractors, architects, and property owners to continue our company’s legacy of commitment, competence, and care.

Chase Alderman

Vice President Estimating & Procurement
Since 2010

Chase's responsibilities include estimating all public bids as well as private work for the production and sheet metal divisions. commercial roofing and sheet metal design, material ordering, and GC relationship management. He also assists with the management of our bid database and scheduling.


Andrea Gorsh

Service Manager
Since 2021

Born into a commercial roofing family and on the roof before she was in elementary school, Andrea Gorsh, Service Manager, has over 20 years of roofing project management experience. Known for her attention to detail, organizational mind set and passion for the historical preservation of roofing systems, she puts together creative solutions with each customers unique circumstances top of mind.

Oran Ellis

Project Manager
Since 2004

Oran comes from a family that has been employed at Wood Roofing for over two generations. He is responsible for all of our project submittals, roof detail drafts and design blueprints and manages our project warranties. Oran ensures all of our vendors are properly managed to keep projects on timeline and executed efficiently.


Mollie Morgan

Office Manager
Since 2017

Mollie is the friendly face behind the front desk. She has been working in customer service since 2014 and has been at Wood Roofing Company since 2017. She is here to assist customers with any problems they may have with a positive attitude and a smile.

Brian Kemmerer

Since 2023

Brian Kemmerer joined the WRS team in 2023. He is a graduate of Simpson College and Drake University Law School. Brian has over 20 years’ experience in finance and management and has also been a licensed attorney since 2018. Known for both his diligence and his sense of humor, Brian brings an innovative approach to problem solving to the WRS Management Team.

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