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on Bright Roofing's history, we were incorporated in 1956 and reside at
the same location since. This fifty year old, fourth generation
business has been led by T.J. Daniels, as it's principle since 1992.
investment in customer commitment is as wide as our reputation is long.
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Recently, TJ was a featured speaker at Roofing Contractor
Magazine's "Best of Success" Conference held in Nashville, Tennessee.
You can view a summary article from the November 2009 issue
of Roofing Contractor below, or click
here to see the Digital Edition of the magazine (the article is on page 46).
Best of Success: What's on Property Managers' Minds
T.J. Daniels, President, Bright Roofing & Restoration, and Linda Daniels,
Past President of the Metropolitan Detroit Building Superintendents
Association, are not only a dynamic married couple but they also know the
dynamics of managing properties. The two teamed up to show how roofing
contractors and property managers could work together to everyone’s
T.J. Daniels, who has worked for more than 30 years at Bright Roofing in
Detroit, said his company’s plan develops “customers for life” by way of a
consistent and repetitive message. “My job is to dissect the process to
find new property management business,” he said, noting that building and
maintaining relationships is crucial. “There’s no contractor who can
afford to take advantage of property managers.”
The family business ownership was successfully passed along from Bill
Daniels in 1992. Through expansion of their core competency, Bright
Roofing and Restoration have developed a business model that features
commercial and residential roof replacement.
Meanwhile, Linda Daniels represents 25 years of commercial property
management experience including new construction, management, leasing and
marketing of malls, shopping centers and big box retail properties between
Ohio, Indiana and Florida.
Upon moving to Michigan in 1997, she managed and leased in excess of 2.3
million square feet of retail, commercial, medical, industrial and
Currently, she is CFO of the newly established Bright Green Roofs and
Living Walls, LLC, the sole distributor of the ELT Green Roof and Living
Wall Systems, developed out of Brantford, Ontario.
“Property managers work for more than one boss,” Linda Daniels said. “I
work for the owner, and I work for the tenants, too.” Linda Daniels said
when property managers project budgets for common area maintenance, and
working closely with a roofing contractor can make the difference between
an expensive roof replacement and a minor repair.
She used the example of a shopping center with a large roof repair budget
that she was able to slash by instituting an biannual maintenance program.
“I became a hero to the owner and the tenant,” she said. She urged
contractors to educate property managers on their roofing needs and touch
base with them in September, noting that many budgets are set the
She told attendees, “You guys make us better at what we do by taking us
under your wing and educating us.”
Article Credited to Tom Watts
Tom Watts is the associate editor of
Roofing Contractor. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.