FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PetersenDean Roofing & Solar, a privately-held roofing and solar company, is announcing the promotion of Wendi Zubillaga to Builder Group President. Zubillaga will oversee all operations related to new residential construction as well as provide overall direction and guidance to the sales and operational activities.
Previously serving as Chief Sales Officer, Zubillaga has been with PetersenDean for more than 20 years and helped create the Builder Advantage program, a rewards program that provides incentives to builders. Under her direction, PetersenDean has experienced significant growth and expanded to several more states.
“Wendi has displayed the kind of leadership qualities that PetersenDean prides itself in, and her expertise and industry background in roofing and solar are important to this position. We are confident that these skills will help lead us down the right road in the future as we grow and evolve,” said Jim Petersen, founder of PetersenDean. “She has a proven track record of success that spans a wide variety of clients, allowing her to work with all styles, technologies, budgets and approaches. She works with builders big and small across the nation, and so she knows the ins and outs of new residential construction.”
While PetersenDean gets ready to expand to five new states, Zubillaga will focus on residential roofing and solar growth, new markets, larger market share in current markets and profitability. With the steady growth of its roofing and solar business and the strong demand from home builders and consumers alike, the company plans to open new facilities in Texas; North Carolina; Georgia; Colorado and Washington. PetersenDean expects to add to its workforce approximately 4,000 new American workers once the plan is fully executed.
One of the few females holding the president’s title in the male-dominated home building industry, Zubillaga is very active in the industry and community with groups such as the Building Industry Association and HomeAid. Her expansive network and industry background includes a focus on residential roofing and sustainability, and she works with many of the nation’s top home builders.
With nearly 30 years of experience in sales and business development in the home building and renewable energy industries, Zubillaga brings strong expertise and experience to PetersenDean. Prior to joining the company, she helped found a lumber and fencing company with her brother in the Northern California area that is still successful today.
About PetersenDean Roofing & Solar: Founded in 1984 by Jim Petersen, PetersenDean is the largest, full-service, privately-held roofing and solar company in the United States. Specializing in new residential and commercial construction, PetersenDean works with some of the nation’s largest builders and developers. With more than a million roofs under its belt, the Fremont, CA-based company employs 3,000 and operates in five states: Arizona, California, Florida, Nevada, and Texas. Please visit http://www.petersendean.com/ for more details.