Solar roofing and Electrical Services since 1985
Serving Central Coast California community for over 35 years.
About Wicks Roofing, Inc. and Wicks Solar, Inc
Wicks Roofing has been in business for over 35 years serving San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. Wicks Roofing, Inc has been devoted to upgrading the quality of the roofing industry, with a high-technology approach. Besides roofing and waterproofing, we are in demand as consultants on many projects. We keep the customer well informed and are always available to answer any questions that they may have.
Wick’s Vision Statement
Wicks Roofing has well over 100 years of combined years of roofing experience on the central coast and adjoining cities. Wicks Roofing, Inc has been devoted to upgrading the quality of the roofing industry, with a high-technology approach. Besides just roofing and waterproofing, we are in demand as consultants on many projects. We keep the customer well informed and answer any questions that they may have.
Providing roofing and solar solutions to the tri-counties since 1985.
President of Wicks Roofing and Solar
By 2014 Justin became CEO of Wicks Roofing Inc. and Starting the Transition of fully stepping in for his Dad and Dennis Rademacher. Growing his company year after year. Adding Metal roofing services and creating a full scale metal shop helped in this growth.
Justin saw the advancements of the solar industry and saw great potential in blending the solar and roofing offerings.
In 2017 A partnership was formed with Garrett and Jared to officially create Wicks Solar Inc. The Partnership included the buyout of a well established Santa Barbara roofing company, Avanti Roofing.
Wicks Solar Inc. offers solar throughout California and has expanded Roofing operations from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles Counties.
Born in a hard-working blue collar family in Philadelphia with an entrepreneur’s heart, Jared started his first company, a landscape service company at the age of 15, he offered tree removal and firewood delivery services to his surrounding neighbors. His work ethic, skill and ability to partner with home owners won the attention of his customers and in no time Jared was filling up his calendar with larger projects.
Jared then went to State University of Pennsylvania and where he received his bachelors degree in Business Economics. Jared Spent his summers working construction during the days and establishing his printing company at nights. After selling his Promotional printing business, Jared moved to California. He began working within the Electrical and Solar trade and within 4 years he formed a partnership with Justin Wickersham and Garrett Gunning to develop and scale the Solar business and expand the roofing market past Santa Barbara.
Jared is an environmentalist and is dedicated to sustainability and energy independence. Jared is married. Lives in Ventura and enjoys spending his time on the water surfing and boating. You can also find him in the mountains riding mountain bikes, Snowboards and offgrid camping.
CEO of Wicks Roofing and Solar
Wicks Roofing and Solar COO
Garrett was born in Santa Ynez Ca, with deep roots in the community. His Father is a retired Biology teacher and local Pirates football coach of the local Santa Ynez Valley Union High School. His Mother the local grocer from the towns beloved Nielson’s Market. Garrett grew up surfing, and playing baseball.
Ryan deals with all the paperwork that none of us have the patience for. From financial analysis to insurance requirements, Ryan Rae is a key player in how the business functions and complies. Ryan manages both Accounts Receivables and Accounts Payables.
Santa Barbara Roofing Operations Manager. Chuck Hunt came from Avanti Roofing with 30 plus years of experience in roofing homes in Santa Barbara. He is now Wicks' Santa Barbara Roofing division manager and lead estimator. Chuck is a wealth of information on all things roofing and is well rounded in all building trades.
Sr. Roofing Project Manager.
Randy runs Roofing projects from Paso Robles to Malibu. From tract home developments in San Luis Obispo to Standing Seam metal roofing projects in Malibu.
SLO Residential Roofing Estimator and Superintendent
John has been in the roofing industry for decades. From running his own business he joined Wicks Roofing in San Luis Obispo and has been instrumental in the growth of the business. He manages and estimates his projects successfully which a lifetime of roofing knowledge.
Senior Solar Sales Consultant (Residential)
Seth is a genuine Solar guru through and through. He is not your typical "Sales rep" you'll find at other solar companies. He understands the installation process from A to Z which prevents any unforeseen changes in your project. Go ahead and test him on his knowledge.
Solar Operations Manager
Josh Cauley is based out of our Santa Barbara Solar Division but manages all solar projects. He oversees plans and installation of all solar projects for NEC compliance. Josh has been in the solar industry as a pioneer going nearly 20 years.
Commercial Roofing Superintendent and Estimator
Frank is an "old school" roofer turned project managing and estimating machine. Hes the guy our most seasoned roofers go to for knowledge about any commercial roofing application. He runs his projects lean and ensures the highest quality applications. Frank is a well oiled machine and his knowledge is unmatched.
Mason has been with Wicks Solar division since its inception. He started out as an installer and is now our Electrical Supervisor. Mason is a certified Journeyman Electrician.
James bond is the special 007 agent of our safety compliance. James holds more safety certifications than anyone and ensures our teams are OSHA compliant on all of our projects. James has been an extremely valuable member to our team and has transformed Wicks into being the most safety conscious roofing and solar company around.
Solar Project Manager I
Santa Barbara Office Manager
Eduardo "Tono" Velasquez
Santa Barbara Production Manager
Tono handles all of our permitting submittals and he leads our weekly production meetings. He navigates our databases to ensure jobs are trending in the right directions and reports vital project information to project superintendents.
Santa Barbara Senior Solar Consultant
Contracts/Senior Sales Manager
Senior Production Manager
Metal Roofing Installation Manager
Roofing Installation Manager
Accounts Receivable Manager
Accounts Payable Manager
Luis is one of the most instrumentally important production guys on staff. Luis is a guy that will ensure projects are on budget and that his team is firing on all cylinders. He can handle all aspects of roofing from Tile to Single ply.
Chad is probably the most adaptable and well rounded guy on staff. From managing roofing projects in Paso Robles, to commercial solar projects in Santa Barbara. You could even throw a welder in his hands. Whatever we throw at Chad he can handle.
Senior Installation Manager
Jimmy has been roofing for decades and is the most knowledable roofer we have on staff. Jimmy is the guy that our lead estimators will ask questions to. Jimmy runs a highly experienced well oiled team.
Bob is a second generation roofer and a wealth of knowledge which is why he is trusted to handle all of the takeoffs for Wicks Roofing division.
Accounts Receivable Admin
Internal Operations Manager
Jim has the background of production engineering to help streamline and keep internal operations flowing through Standard Operating Procedures, Inventory Management and Organizational structure.
Founded in 1985
Wick’s Core Values
Wick’s employees are expected to always be honest, reliable and skilled in their craft and communication to assure our team mates and customers the work we do leads to meaningful life-long partnerships.
Wick’s employees are expected to always assume responsibility for achieving positive outcomes for our customers’ by establishing clear expectations, accurately tracking work progress and diligently managing projects to assure our schedules and budget expectations are consistently met without sacrificing quality and safety.
Wick’s employees are expected to add value to overall business wide excellence by systematically improving upon incremental measurable objectives in their area of responsibility.
Wick’s employees are expected to maintain their dedication to their trade by staying on top of industry trends in technology, materials and seamless systems integrations.