Friday Feature:
Kristopher Schriefer - Roofers Mart Inc.
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This week's Friday Feature is RSCA Member, Kristopher Schriefer. Kristopher served on our Board from 2016 to 2018. Check out his Q&A with us below to find out what his most exciting trip was!

Q: What is your position within your company?
A: Sales Manager

Q: Why did you become involved in the roofing industry?
A: My father made me start working in the warehouse for Kirberg Roofing my senior year of high school in 1999 loading trucks and delivering material to jobsites.

Q: What was your first roofing experience?
A: Getting to clean asphalt out of an old kettle in the yard with a hammer & spade.

Q: What is your roofing industry involvement?
A: I've been working in the roofing industry for over 20 years. Started in the warehouse at Kirberg Roofing in 1999 and worked there through high school and college. When I was away at college I worked in the warehouse at Drury Roofing Company in Cape Girardeau. After I graduated college became the warehouse supervisor at Kirberg Roofing for 2 years. Made the move to Roofers Mart Inc. in 2006 where I started as the warehouse manager. Moved into outside sales in 2009 and became sales manager in 2019.

Q: When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A: Not sure, but it definitely wasn't roofing sales!!!

Q: What was your first job?
A: Started working as a bus boy at Pietro's Italian Restaurant in south St. Louis when I was 15 years old.

Q: What quality do you admire the most in a person?
A: Sense of humor

Q: If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?
A: Scotland/Ireland because the history and landscape.

Q: What is the most exciting/adventurous thing you have done?
A: My wife & I took a trip to Europe in 2013 where we got to travel across Italy, Germany, Austria and Switzerland for a couple weeks.

Q: What is your favorite stress reliever?
A: Sports

Q: What's your favorite part about working in the roofing industry?
A: The people you meet and the friendships developed.

Q: What do you consider your most professionally rewarding experience?
A: Helping to build a successful locally owned business in my hometown.

Q: People would be surprised to know…
A: That I've been going bald since junior year of high school.