Kelly Lea, Vice President of Estimating, is one of the original four founding members of the KPost Company Management Team. As Vice President, Kelly will not only lead the estimating team, but will also be responsible for growing and mentoring KPost’s team of young roofing professionals. With the integration of digital technology in the roofing industry, it is only appropriate to have our most experienced Senior Manager lead this initiative.
In his previous position as Director of Operations, he managed over 230 field employees while coordinating the completion of over 100 projects per year. In addition, he was solely responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the company’s fleet of trucks and equipment. Kelly has been associated with the roofing industry in North Texas since 1983, and has worked for both roofing contractors and consultants. He began as an apprentice under his father at Leaway Roofing, eventually becoming the company’s owner.
Kelly is involved in several roofing associations at local, state and national levels and currently sits on the Board of Directors at MRCA (Midwest Roofing Contractors Association). Kelly was one of the charter members of RCAT (Roofing Contractors Association of Texas) and served as President of the NTRCA (North Texas Roofing Contractors Association) in 1999. In 2013, Kelly was awarded the prestigious 2012 NTRCA Industry Leader of the Year Award.
Kelly is a graduate of Texas Tech University with a Bachelor’s degree in Construction Engineering Technology. Kelly and his wife Tammy have two grown children, Kelci who is an attorney with Morgan Lewis and Tyler who is a Project Manager at KPost.