Meet the Executive Committee - September 2022

Fri, Sep 23, 2022 at 8:00AM

Matt Criswell | President

Matt is President of WeatherShield Roofing Group, Inc., a commercial roofing company in Longwood and recently opened Marathon Roofing and Contracting for residential roofing. He is a state certified roofing contractor. Matt is married to Jackie, and they have two children, Elizabeth and Aniston. A Bieler “Enthusiasm Gets It Done” and S.T.A.R. Award recipient, Matt is a third-generation Central Floridian who attended UCF and Rollins College. He loves the closeness, education, problem solving and camaraderie that the Association brings to every facet of the industry. Matt also serves on the FRSA Credit Union Board of Directors.

Les Sims, CPRC | President Elect

Les is President of Armstrong Roofing, Inc., San Mateo, where he began his roofing career in 2000 after being honorably discharged from the US Navy. He started as a laborer and worked his way up to company President in 2018. He is a state certified roofing contractor. Les has been married to Gina for 22 years and they have three children. Les has also earned the Certified Professional Roofing Contractor (CPRC) designation from FRSA. He takes pride in owning a company that was started in the late 1940s, values the lifelong friendships he has made as a member of FRSA and looks forward to many more years in the industry. Les also serves on the FRSA Credit Union Board of Directors and as a Trustee for both the Educational Foundation and the Self Insurers Fund.

Manny Oyola, Jr. | Vice President

Manny is Technical Manager Eastern Region Florida for Eagle Roofing Products where he has worked since 2007. He received his Florida registered roofing contractor license in 1981 and owned a roofing business in South Florida. Manny has been married to his wife, Arlene, for 47 years and they have four daughters and eight grandchildren. He is an FRSA Honorary Member and has received the Bieler “Enthusiasm Gets it Done Award” and the “Earl Blank Memorial Heart Award.” Manny loves the camaraderie and friends he’s made through FRSA and strives to educate professional contractors in the industry.

Tibor Torok | Secretary-Treasurer

Tibor is the President of Bob Hilson & Company Inc., Homestead. He has been in the roofing industry for 40 years and is a state certified roofing contractor. Tibor attended The University of Texas at Arlington, studying engineering and is a United States Marine Corp veteran. Tibor and Toni have been married for 20 years and have two daughters, a son and three grandchildren. One grandson is in basic training and a third-generation Marine. Tibor enjoys the camaraderie of professional roofers and believes contractors need to support their local associations. He is Past President of RCASF.

Joe Byrne | Immediate Past President

Joe is the President of Byrne Roofing and BRI Roof Consulting Corp., Palm City. He has been in the roofing industry for over 50 years and is an FRSA Honorary Member. He received the “Jim Carr Lifetime Achievement Award” and is a four-time Palm Beach County Roofers Association “Golden Hammer Award” recipient. Joe and his wife, Vicki, have two children and two grandchildren. He appreciates that FRSA provides a great exchange of information and numerous friendships in the industry that he loves. Read more.

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