About Us

Founded in 2015, Linear Roofing offers residential and commercial roofing services, as well as siding, window and skylights, gutter installation, leak repairs and more in Dallas and Fort Worth and surrounding areas of North Texas.

Linear Roofing focuses on combining quality roofing products with quality workmanship. You deserve a roofing contractor with the experience and knowledge to provide quality results – responsible and reliable roofing professionals.

We serve homeowners, business owners, apartment complexes and property management companies. Our specialty is insurance claim restoration, and we utilize our relationships with the major insurance carriers across the nation to our customers’ advantage.

Our Team

Neil Palmer

Neil Palmer

Managing Member

With over 15 years of experience roofing in the DFW area, there is a good chance Neil has completed a roofing job just like yours. His industry experience is expansive - Neil is a licensed roofer with RCAT #0617 01-0293 and certified as a CertainTeed Shingle Applicator and Shingle Quality Specialist. Neil knows how to get your job completed with absolute mastery. Oh, and he’s a family man too! Neil has three children with his awesome wife of eight years.

Tony Taveras

Tony Taveras

Vice President

Tony’s previous gig was rising to one of the top directors in the country of a multi-billion dollar fitness company. He’s no stranger to excellence either, recruited heavily as a collegiate athlete by ivy league schools like Princeton and Harvard. Yes, Tony has tons of cred and now specializes in walking high-end homeowners through the insurance claims process smoothly and efficiently. Tony is a Residential HAAG Certified Inspector.

Tom Daman

Tom Daman

Senior Director

Tom brings his experience as a top personal training director of multiple health clubs to the roofing industry. With 10 years of experience working construction and renovating classic custom show cars, Tom truly enjoys seeing a project through from start to finish. He makes sure you are worry free throughout the entire roofing and insurance claims process and that your job is completed with perfection - just like his show cars.

Freddy Murphy

Freddy Murphy

Project Manager

Freddy spent four years at LSU studying mechanical engineering where he was then acknowledged and published in academia for his research done in nanotechnology. He has over five years of business management experience delivering world class customer service. He also spent a year as a store manager trainer developing leaders for Starbucks while running the highest volume store in Louisiana.

Miguel Taveras

Miguel Taveras

Project Manager

Having owned and managed residential and vacation properties of his own, Miguel understands the difficulties that can arise in residential and commercial real estate first hand. He used to negotiate million dollar deals with Fortune 500 companies, so dealing with insurance adjusters is comparatively a piece of cake! He brings a 360 degree perspective to the table that not many people in the industry have. Currently he is assisting apartment complexes, retirement communities, office plazas and many other properties through the Linear “Beautification and Curb Appeal” package.

Ryan Robertson

Ryan Robertson

Project Manager

Ryan cut his teeth in the service industry for 20 years developing a whatever it takes to make the customer happy attitude. He grew up doing remodeling projects with his father around the house. He has a Bachelor of Science from Indiana State University. He is a family man with 2 children and one on the way. He once punched a shark right in the nose which resulted in him receiving the nickname “shark”. His main passion now is helping homeowners and commercial businesses navigate through the insurance claim process in order to install only the highest of quality products on their roof. He is only about service and quality. This guy does not take shortcuts.

Tom Drake

Tom Drake

Project Manager

Tom’s extensive background can simply be described as diverse. From being a scholarship athlete to earning multiple degrees as a scientist in exercise physiology, he possesses a unique set of skills that amaze his homeowners. He previously managed property acquisitions, facility designs and marketing for a growing fitness chain in west Michigan on his way to becoming a part owner and routine guest on the local news. Tom would eventually become one of the all-time record breaking personal training directors in the industry. Tom is extremely smooth and effective with educating his homeowners about their claims process and walking them through every step of the way. He oversees a wide range of claims from large commercials to your average residential home. No job is too big or too small for Tom as his focus is on building relationships and exceeding clients’ expectations.

Nali Taveras

Nali Taveras

Project Manager

Nalisio “Nali” Taveras (AKA - The Fiddler On The Roof) holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Florida and a master’s degree from William Paterson University. Being raised in a military household taught him integrity, compassion and attention to detail. Before joining the Linear team, he ran his own entertainment business and performed around the world. He has over a decade of experience in contractor relations and project management. Nali is also fluent in Spanish. His unique skill set enables him to consistently exceed client’s expectations. He is a devoted husband and father, and deeply understands the importance of keeping a sturdy roof over your family.

Michael Gonzales

Michael Gonzales

Project Manager

For the past decade, Michael Gonzales has prided himself on establishing, building and maintaining long-lasting relationships with his clients across a broad spectrum of industries. Michael has benchmarked himself as a well-respected leader amongst his teams by instilling cohesiveness, forging attention to detail and leading by example through personalized consultation approaches. Whether he was developing quality metrics protocols to measure tangible results in the Fitness Industry or he was formulating trusted partnerships as a Corporate Business Banker with a high-touch, personalized approach to his client’s needs, you can come to expect nothing less as he leads your own project. Michael will take the time and care needed to ensure accurate and thorough project consultation from conception to completion. Setting realistic and measurable project goals, providing a solid eye for aesthetics and curb-appeal and ensuring only top-quality craftsmanship should be expected and exceeded with every project that he oversees.

Todd Daman

Todd Daman

Project Manager

Todd grew up around his father’s auto-body repair shop and went on to gain over five years of experience handling insurance claims in the auto-collision repair and home-restoration industries. He then went on to develop over seven years of experience in high-end home remodeling, developed a patented rotary engine, and has over 12 years of marketing and graphic design experience working with world class clientele. He also has cat-like climbing skills, which serves well in the roofing industry!

Zach Hernandez

Zach Hernandez

Project Manager

Zach spent the last ten years in aviation logistics leading large teams of people to exceed Boeing standards on a daily and quarterly basis. He was a systems and process matter expert in multiple areas and migrated to supply management systems in the latter portion of his career. Zach is a family man and understands the importance of a quality roof over your loved ones’ heads. He prides himself on giving 100% laser focus on every project he oversees.

Antonio Rutledge

Antonio Rutledge

Project Manager

Antonio holds a Bachelors Degree in Biology from Southern University of which he attained 2010. He has over 10 years of sales-experince that helped build him as a sales expert & an elite customer service professional. With also being an entrepreneur he has also owned businesses of which he has managed employees for 3 years. Lastly, Antonio is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated, where he transcends the motto “Achievement in every field of human endeavor.”

Caleb Smith

Caleb Smith

Project Manager

With 15 years of experience, Caleb brings a high class management style to your construction project. A loquacious ball of energy, his commitment to providing world class service is what sets him apart. His hands on approach is unmatched and gives every homeowner the peace of mind that being part of the Linear family affords.

Buddy Hull

Buddy Hull

Project Manager

Buddy is a project manager that specializes in working with hard to handle applications and claims. Buddy believes that each and every customer deserves the very best service and products on their home or business. He understands your needs are always the most important and that they must be met. A true perfectionist! Buddy holds 16 years of executive level management and lifetimes experience in mechanics/construction projects. He also was a world ranked powerlifter and currently drag races nitromethane powered cars.

Cathy Leone

Cathy Leone

Project Manager

An Accountant by trade, Cathy began her career in Audit at Deloitte & Touche after graduating from Florida State University. More recently, Cathy spent five years managing a consulting practice, overseeing international financial projects of Fortune 100 companies. With over eight years of project management experience, Cathy works with investors and business owners as a single point of contact through the process of repairing and upgrading their commercial property. Cathy has also been successful in assisting homeowners through the process of repairing their home to it’s original condition as well as updating their home with the upgrades of their choice. When she’s not managing a construction project, Cathy spends her time practicing yoga, playing soccer and skydiving. Needless to say, she is not afraid of heights!

Nick Turner

Nick Turner

Project Manager

After attending Concordia University Nicholas began his career in project management in the new home construction industry delivering a turn key experience for new home owners arranging financing, land acquisition, project planning and execution. Nicholas draws from his experience with every homeowner providing unparalleled customer service and a perfect project.

David Hockenberry

David Hockenberry

Project Manager

Before David came to Linear he owned and operated an Allstate insurance agency for over two years. He loves what he does and always enjoys meeting new people. David resides in Little Elm, TX with his wonderful wife and two great kids.

Kelly Foster

Kelly Foster

Project Manager

Kelly spent the last 17 years in the IT industry having served the last 12 as a Managing Partner and COO|CTO of one of inc5000’s fastest growing privately held companies in the country. He has built multiple large IT delivery teams and worked hard to create award-winning work environments, having been awarded Dallas Business Journal and FW Inc. magazine’s best places to work in 2016 and 2017. Kelly is focused on exceptional service, consistent process, and regular communication with clients, vendors and co-workers. Kelly has a beautiful wife of 21 years and 2 teenage boys.

Moe Soltan

Moe Soltan

Project Manager

Moe spent the last seven years as a commercial airline pilot after studying at the Universal Air Academy in Los Angeles. His flying experience taught him to build strong relationships with people; a great asset to bring to the roofing industry. His experience as a commercial pilot also netted him excellent skills in time management skills and customer satisfaction. Moe is a project manager with Linear Roofing and General Contractors and is well known for his customer service skills, specifically constant communication and strong attention to detail assuring a positive experience for all home owners. Moe has been trained and inspired by some of the best in the industry. The best five words to describe him? Love, hardworking, commitment, passion and fun.

Peter Mehany

Peter Mehany

Project Manager

Service-oriented with 10 years background in customer services, Peter’s core competencies include speaking, active listening and critical thinking as well as excellent communication and time management skills. Peter handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency. He also has prior experience as a banker coach at Wells Fargo which is great for training new hires.

Bree Finch

Bree Finch

Project Manager

As a licensed attorney in Florida, Bree has an eye for details. With over a decade’s worth of legal experience under her belt, she is able to translate her highly technical training into results for homeowners. Latin words and fine print don’t scare her. Bree enjoys assisting homeowners through the entire process of repairing and improving their property. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina and earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Florida. Bree lives with her husband and infant daughter in McKinney.