Management Team

With decades of roofing experience — combined with a substantial portfolio of satisfied customers — Central Roofing’s management team provides the highest quality customer service.

Jonathan Townsley

Jonathan Townsley
CEO & Founder

Jonathan Townsley founded Central Roofing in 1992. He has an extensive background in sales, business ownership, and Real Estate. He brought these skills to Central Roofing and grew a successful business providing careers for over 50 employees. Many of these employees have been with Central for almost 2 decades. Jonathan currently resides with his wife Janet in Huntington Beach, CA.

Will Knapp

Will Knapp
President

Will partnered with Central Roofing in 2003 and offers 25+ years of industry experience in all aspects of commercial roofing. Beyond his production and managerial duties, his commitment to customer development and retention is passionate often paraphrasing that “Clarity Buys, Confusion Waits” or “Do It Once, Do It Right.” With his substantial track record, the University of Arizona graduate has been featured on The Discovery Channel continue » hide

Janet Townsley

Janet Townsley
Vice President & Director of Marketing

Janet has been with Central Roofing since 1996. She studied Theater Arts at University of Georgia and had a long time career as a Private Chef and Caterer prior to joining Central Roofing. Her love of all things creative drives her to keep Central Roofing ahead of the Marketing curve. Janet currently resides with her husband Jonathan in Huntington Beach, CA.

Ben Townsley

Ben Townsley
Field Supervisor & Crew Manager

Ben joined Central Roofing Company in 2004. He owned a successful Auto Body shop for many years prior to deciding to join his brother Jonathan in the roofing business. Ben is best know for his skills in diplomacy, trouble shooting and making the best out of any given situation. Ben currently resides with his wife Betty in Pacific Palisades, CA.

Brendan Jones

Brendan Jones
Senior Estimator & Sales Manager Santa Clarita

Brendan has been a professional Sales Manager with Central Roofing since 2005. In this role, he coordinates a team of sales professionals along with providing all aspects of his own projects, including commercial, multi-family and industrial sales. Brendan is no stranger to sales, having spent his entire professional career in different arenas of selling. After lettering 3 years in football & graduating from The University of Washington continue » hide

Tim Jones

Tim Jones
Senior Estimator – Glendale

Tim is a sales and estimation professional with Central Roofing. Tim has been in his role as an intricate part of Central’s sales/estimation team since 2007, providing excellent service for our Commercial, Industrial, and Multi-Family clients. Tim attended the University of California Santa Barbara majoring in Business Economics. After working his way through college as a server, bartender and manager, Tim moved into the mortgage continue » hide

John Knox

John Knox
Senior Estimator – Huntington Beach

John is an Orange County native and has been in the roofing industry for 30 years. Starting in the 1980’s with residential shingles on single family homes, then moving to larger commercial companies. Here John was an apprentice Union roofer working his way to being a Foreman before becoming Project Supervisor. John also owned a retail business employing 10 people for 6 years before returning to the Roofing Industry. continue » hide

Dave Wilkes

Dave Wilkes
Senior Estimator

Dave specializes in commercial, industrial, and multi-family roofing solutions. Dave evaluates his client’s roofing needs, and then works with them to establish the proper roof system with a cost-conscious approach. Dave spent the first part of his career working in print manufacturing and process control with RR Donnelley & Sons. While working full-time, Dave went to school at nights and received his Bachelor of Arts continue » hide

Dennis Riness

Dennis Riness
Senior Estimator

A true native Angeleno; born and raised in Los Angeles, Dennis has been with Central Roofing since 2006 and trying to retire after 59 years of intense work. But leaving Central Roofing is hard to do since its a great company with great people.

Mauro Rivas

Mauro Rivas
Production Manager

A native of Los Angeles, California, Mauro started his roofing career in 2010 as a project manager. Mr. Rivas has expertise in all-business facets required to run production including: operations, project management, safety management and strategic planning. Mr. Rivas earned his MBA from Woodbury University in 2010 with an emphasis in Project Management and holds an undergraduate degree in Business Finance.

Cecilia Campos

Cecilia “C.C.” Campos
Production Assistant / Warranty Dept

Since 2003, C.C.’s duties have included production procedures, liability & workmans’ comp., permits, administrative office procedures and warranty repairs. She currently resides in San Pedro, CA.

Andres Lopez

Andres Lopez
IT Support/Accounting Specialist

Andres started working for Central Roofing in 2008. He lives in Gardena and has a B.A degree in Computer Information System from CSULB. His duties include troubleshooting and maintaining computer workstations/server; updating and refreshing the company’s social media platforms & website; analyzing and preparing financial reports; handling accounts receivable and accounts payable; and preparing payroll.

Marcia Kumashita

Marcia Kumashita
Office Manager & Accounting Specialist

Marcia has been with Central Roofing since 2000. She is responsible for streamlining the office and considers herself “The Fixer”. She currently resides in Gardena, CA.

Gabe Magallanes

Gabe Magallanes
Warehouse Manager & Crew Relations

Gabe joined Central Roofing Company in 1992. Prior to that Gabe worked with Jonathan Townsley in the Seafood Wholesale and Retail business. Gabe is a skilled mechanic, great delegator and organizer. Gabe handles crew relations as well as safety compliance. He is Central’s longest and most valued employee. Gabe currently resides in West Los Angeles, CA.

Erika Carrillo

Erika Carrillo
Administration Assistant & Reception

Erika has been with Central Roofing since 1999. Clients have always said that they can hear the smile in Erika’s voice. She resides in Wilmington, CA.