Legal Appointment

Cotney Construction Law (CCL), a national law firm for the roofing industry, has announced the appointment of John Kenney as chief operating officer and technical director for CCL. With over 45 years of experience in the roofing industry, working with some of the largest roofing contractors, Kenney brings a wealth of experience in construction that will help CCL continue to grow while providing the best service and support for roofing contractors across the country. Kenney will oversee operations for CCL along with providing business and technical consulting for CCL customers.

“We are excited to have Kenney join our team. Not only is he a skilled operations professional but he also understands construction and can help our customers with technical questions, concerns, and planning,” stated Trent Cotney, CEO of CCL. “We believe there is a huge need in the industry for basic business consulting that can help contractors run a profitable and sustainable business. We are looking forward to adding Kenney to our list of skilled lobbyists.”

Kenney started his career by working as a roofing apprentice at a family business in the Northeast, quickly moving up to manage many successful projects in various states before continuing his executive career in Florida. He has worked for multiple successful roofing contractors running every aspect of a contracting business, and he is intimately familiar with all aspects of roofing production, estimating, and operations.

Kenney is well known for his philanthropy and volunteerism. He is president of the West Coast Roofing Contractors Association and has been involved with the organization for 20 years. Kenney will support the CCL team, which currently serves as General Counsel or affinity partner for many associations, including National Roofing Contractors Association, Western States Roofing Contractors Association, National Women in Roofing, Roofing Technology Think Tank, Tile Roofing Institute, and the National Slate Association. The firm is known for their industry advocacy, philanthropy, and overall commitment to the roofing industry.

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