Northern Metal and Roofing

Established in 1921, Northern Metal and Roofing has served the upper Midwest’s roofing needs for over 90 years.  We specialize in all kinds of commercial low-slope roofing applications, metal roofing, and specialty sheet metal fabrication.  We pride ourselves on being a customer-driven company by finding the right roofing solution for your building.  Contact us today for a free roof evaluation.

Employee Bios

Dan DeCaster Owner/CEO

Dan began his career is the roofing industry in 1978 as a project estimator for Northern Metal and Roofing. He became a second generator owner in 1980 and has been CEO of the company since that time. He continues to remain active in the day to day operations of the company, and in his spare time, he can be found outdoors. Dan is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys hunting, fishing and working on his hunting properties.

Richard Lemirande President/Owner

Richard graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in 1976. Upon graduating from college, he spent the first 20 years of his career in sales and management for a major roofing manufacturer. He left in 1996 to become President of Northern Metal and Roofing where he oversees the daily operations of the company. In his spare time, Rich enjoys the outdoors, golf, and spending time with his family.

Randy Christiansen Vice President/Owner

Randy began his roofing career in 1986 after graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. He joined Northern Metal and Roofing in 1998 as a project manager, and now oversees the roofing operations for the company. Outside of work, Randy enjoys spending time at his cottage with family and friends and playing golf.

Justin Lemirande Project Manager

Justin graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in 2002. After working in corporate retail as a buyer he joined Northern Metal and Roofing in 2005. Justin manages projects of all sizes for the company and enjoys building long-term relationships with customers. Justin is married with two children and is an avid golfer and Packers fan.

Pete Wiesner Project Manager

Pete began his career in construction doing concrete work. Upon completing college in 1990, Pete began his roofing career as a project manager. Pete joined Northern in 2001 as a project manager and currently serves in that role. He enjoys solving customer’s roofing problems and finding the right solution for each building. In his spare time, Pete is a passionate Badger fan and enjoys spending time with his grandchildren.

Adam Christiansen Project Manager

Adam has been with Northern Metal & Roofing since August of 2015. Before coming to Northern Metal, he spent the first eleven years in the stone industry as a Sales Representative. Adam enjoys the uniqueness of the roofing industry in that no one roof is the same. There are different details and installation that make each roof different. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing and spending time with his wife and two children along with family and friends.

Rick Kerr Financial Manager

Rick has over 25 years of accounting experience, with the last 15 years spent at Northern. Rick wears many hats for the company including accounting, payroll, and human resources. He enjoys the constant changes in the industry required to meet customer needs. In his spare time, Rick enjoys spending time with his family, watching the Packers, hunting, and fishing.
Rusty Carr Estimator- Rusty began his career in the roofing industry working in the field 33 years ago. He has been an estimator with Northern Metal and Roofing since 1995. He enjoys the challenge of meeting the customer’s needs with a solution that fits in their budget. Outside of work he enjoys hunting, fishing, and traveling with his family.

West Bend/Madison Offices

Jeremy Ouellette General Manager

Jeremy began his roofing career in 1996 working summers on a roofing crew. Upon graduating college in 2002, Jeremy accepted a full-time position as a project manager in our Green Bay office. In 2006, he was promoted to his current position general manager of the West Bend division and has since assumed responsibilities for the Madison division as well. He enjoys the value the roofing industry places on hard work. In his spare time, Jeremy enjoys hunting and spending time with his wife and two children.

Mike Duehring Estimator

Mike graduated from UW-Whitewater in 1984 and began his career in roofing working in outside sales for a local distributor. He joined Northern Metal and Roofing in 2001 as an estimator in the West Bend location where he currently works today. Mike enjoys the challenge of finding and providing quality roofing products and systems for various kinds of projects. He enjoys traveling to spring training in Arizona and Florida with his wife, in addition to running a horse hobby farm with their children and grandchild.

Ethan Drella Project Manager

Ethan began working for Northern Metal and Roofing in 2011 part-time in the summers as a service tech. Upon graduating college Ethan began full-time employment as a project manager. He currently is involved with learning all aspects of project management, estimating and sales. In his spare time, Ethan is an avid sports fan and especially enjoys the Brewers and Packers.