Meet Our Team

Our Experts at Work

Our Experts at Work

It's hard to know who you're working with unless you know who you're working with, am I right? So we'd like to introduce them to you.  This way, you can get to know us better and understand who makes up our ERT family.

Brian Newman

Brian Newman

Brian Newman decided to start Eastern Roof Technologies in December of 2011. It was the storm of March 2012 that put us on the map. After several years as an insurance agent, Brian wanted a change of pace on the other side of the insurance claims process. Always wanting to help people Brian has used his construction management experience and business knowledge to provide a top-notch roofing restoration company to the Lake Norman community residents. Brian has lived in the area for over 20 years and has raised his children in Mooresville.

Keren Hutchinson

Keren Hutchinson

Keren has lived in Mooresville since her family moved here from Charlotte in 1986. She and Brian started Eastern Roof Technologies together in December of 2011. Keren’s customer service background and business management experience help to keep things running smoothly at ERT. ERT mascot Sugar keeps everyone happy in the office.

Alana-Lee Sidden

Alana-Lee Sidden

Alana-Lee Sidden joined our team upon graduating Pine Lake Preparatory Charter School. She is an integral part of ERT, who keeps things running smoothly alongside Keren. She is attending NC State University to pursue a degree in Accounting.

Pete Geraffo

Pete Geraffo

Pete has well over 10 years of coaching and teambuilding experience on and off the field, which made him a natural choice to build our team at Eastern Roof Technologies. Pete has served on and as President of the Lake Norman United (Lacrosse club) and was on the board for 10 years. He also has coached many youth teams including football, softball, basketball, boys and girls lacrosse over the years in Mooresville. Pete also coaches football at Lakeshore Middle School

Aaron Swift

Aaron Swift

Aaron (HAAG# 992108043) is the primary roof inspector and resident insurance claims specialist at Eastern Roof Technologies and recently achieved HCI - Haag Certified Inspector - for residential roofing. He has 15+ years of construction experience and a keen eye for detail on any roofing project. When Aaron isn’t assisting customers through the claims process he can usually be found working out at OrangeTheory Fitness in Mooresville or spending time with his son, Coen