Our Team

Advocate’s Featured Employee

Meet Shannon

Meet Shannon

Advocate’s Featured Employee

Shannon joined Advocate in May 2018 as an office manager. In her current role, she leads our office and culture managers across our seven markets.

“One of the things I love about the Advocate culture is they provide growth opportunities for our team. I started managing an office, and as I grew, was offered the opportunity to manage a team across the company. Every day brings new opportunities”

Advocate is a super place to launch your career. To learn more about what makes it a great place to work,


Doug Cooper

CEO, Co-Founder

Doug Cooper started his career at Enterprise Rent-A-Car, where he learned about empowering and enabling sales leadership. He approaches challenges one step at a time, always moving forward.

He and Nick Wallace started Advocate Construction, where they leveraged these skills and focused on extending empowerment to customer service in residential roofing and have never looked back.

Nick Wallace

President, Co-Founder

Nick Wallace met Doug Cooper at Enterprise Rent-A-Car, they forged a friendship that has built a national roofing leader in Advocate Construction. He is always looking forward to evaluating entrepreneurial opportunities.

At Advocate Construction, Nick is passionate about ensuring everyone has an opportunity to grow and be successful. He and Doug pride themselves on being accessible to everyone, ensuring a great team environment.

Dale Bianco


Kurt Zitzner

Corporate VP

Kim Nichols

VP People Operations

Mike Aleckson

VP – Finance

Tom Bastian

VP Sales North

Lindsay DiTore

VP Sales South

Rich DiTore

VP Sales South

Scott Mueller

Director of Marketing

Roger Stortz

Sales Director
Chicago & Detroit

Jordan Greenberg

Sales Director
Chicago & Denver

Anthony Eaton

Sales Director
St. Louis

Jeff Quilling

Sales Director

Brian Lewis

General Counsel

Jed Nieder

Director of Production

Chris Harrison

Safety and Loss Control Manager

Meghan Bueker

Fleet Manager

Kiersten Perry

Director of Meetings

Marilyn Thakur

Director-Human Resources

Brandon Wilson

Business Development

Eric Grapengeter

Director of IT

Shannon Morton

Admin & Culture Manager

Julye Jenkins

Learning & Development Manager

Susan Rios

Safety Specialist

Emily Alsing

Talent Acquisition Manager