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Rosemont, IL. –April 5, 2016 –National leader in commercial roofing announces new president to the company.

Tecta America, the nation’s premier commercial roofing contractor, is proud to announce Kevin Palmer will assume the position of President of Schwickerts subsidiary operation based in Mankato and including all branch offices. Kevin was the Vice President of Operations, previously.
He has over 22 years of industry experience and joined Tecta America in 2001. He started in sales and was soon promoted to a project manager. Kevin was the General Manager of Tecta’s Tampa location for 5 years before moving back to Minnesota to take on the Vice President role.
Kevin is replacing Kim Schwickert. Kim will assume the position of Chairman/COO of Schwickerts, overseeing Operations. He will continue to work with Kevin, work on special projects, assist with leadership training and help to develop new young managers. Kim will also work with Tecta locations across the country on training and leadership projects.
“I have the utmost confidence that Kevin is ready for the challenge and will do a great job.” – Kim Schwickert, Chairman/COO.
Tecta America has over 50 operating locations across the country with the capacity, resources, safety performance and financial strength that only the industry leader can provide.


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Tecta America is the nation’s premier commercial roofing contractor with operations located from coast to coast. Our unyielding commitment to quality, expertise and professionalism is what makes us the industry leader. Installation, repair, emergency damage response, sustainability options and more—we offer the responsiveness of a local roofing contractor backed by the resources and stability you need from a commercial roofing solution. For more information, visit our website at