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Lindy Ryan Announces Plan to Retire From Tecta America

After more than 30 years in the roofing industry, Lindy Ryan, Vice President of Leadership and Development at Tecta will retire at the end of the year. Lindy has been a trailblazer since the beginning as the first women Location Unit President at Tecta as well as being recognized as the first woman Chairman of the National Roofing Contractor Association (NRCA) in history.

“Do not go where the path may lead;
go instead where there is no path and leave a trail”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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After graduating from the University of Central Florida with a degree in business, Lindy obtained her real estate license and later her broker’s license. In 1997, she became a state-certified roofing contractor. She started at Tecta America in 2005 after the company bought her construction business, General Works LLC.

Lindy was the Tecta America Central Florida President and regional managing president of Tecta America Southeast before stepping away from that role in 2014 to become the Senior Vice President of Leadership Development for all of Tecta America.

Her parents were significant influences in her career. “My dad gave me confidence that I could do anything,” she said. “My mom taught me to believe in myself. They have always been my biggest

Lindy is a seasoned traveler, having been to Vietnam and Egypt. As she begins this new chapter in her life, Lindy has a bucket list of all the places she would like to continue traveling.

During her time in the construction and roofing industry, she has been active in the NRCA, serving on a number of committees, including Health & Safety, Technical Operations, Membership Steering, Manual Update, and Government Relations. Ryan is also a supporter of ROOFPAC, the NRCA’s political action committee, and a former president of the National Roofing Legal Resource Center.

In 2015, Ryan became the first woman to lead the NRCA Organization and was a founding member of the NWIR (National Women in Roofing). Ryan was honored to have been selected by a committee of her esteemed peers as the first woman to represent the association.

Learn more about Lindy’s journey in this article “Blazing a Trail” by NRCA Professional Roofing Magazine, here –

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