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ABOUT GBR CORPORATION

  
GBR Corporation has a long history in the construction industry.  For over 30 years we have worked tirelessly to become one of the most respected and trusted leaders in commercial roofing and pride ourselves on expert craftsmanship, efficient application, punctual service, integrity and a commitment to safety. 

This is our company timeline and memorable moments in GBR Corporation’s history:
  
  
  


GBR Corporation's history began when in 1983 a young Gary Brown broke off from his father's company ( Brown Roofing ) to start Gary Brown Roofing (GBR) in Madison, Wisconsin.


1983

1989

In 1989, Gary incorporated his new roofing company and named it Gary Brown Roofing and Siding Corporation which is still the official name to this day.  We affectionately call it GBR Corporation for short.


1999

Gary Brown Roofing built a new facility in 1999 to warehouse materials, equipment and serve as the corporate headquarters at 4227 Triangle Street in McFarland, Wisconsin.  McFarland has been the home of GBR Corporation for over 20 years.


In 2001, Derek Westrum, current President and owner of GBR Corporation began his roofing career as an estimator and project manager.


2001

Brock Vander Velden current Vice President and owner of GBR Corporation joined the team in 2014 as Safety Director and Human Resources Manager.


2014

Gary Brown, founder of GBR Corporation retired in 2018 and the company was purchased by the current owners, Derek Westrum and Brock Vander Velden.


2018