Paul J. Whelan - Senior Vice President – Northeast Region
Recorded Date: 2.25.15
Paul J. Whelan currently holds the position of Senior Vice President for SRS Distribution’s Northeast Region.
Paul is a seasoned operator with more than 33 years of experience within the roofing distribution and manufacturing industry, including a strong background in sales, strategic planning, and mergers & acquisitions. He joined SRS in 2010 and took on the responsibility for growing the Northeast region over the last 7 years. Under his leadership, the Northeast Region grew from its first acquisition of Pace Supply in Philadelphia to adding 10 greenfields and another 12 acquisitions.
Prior to joining the SRS team in 2010, Paul was a Partner/Owner of Morris Ginsberg & Sons, a roofing distributor with three locations in Virginia and Maryland, which was acquired by N.B. Handy Company in 2007. Prior to joining forces with Red Diamond Capital to acquire Morris Ginsberg & Sons in 2003, Paul held the position of Vice President/General Manager of The Roof Center, a roofing distributor with eighteen locations across the Mid-Atlantic region, which was acquired by Beacon Roofing Supply in 2001.
Paul began his career working in sales and sales management with leading roofing manufacturers, including TAMKO Building Products, a family-owned and operated manufacturer of residential and commercial roofing products and accessories headquartered in Joplin, Missouri.
Paul holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Economics from Mount Saint Mary’s University.