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Meet the Team

Mark Jones:

Vice President, Preferred Roofing LLC. & Chief Operating Officer (COO) The Preferred Group

Mark Jones is a native of Jacksonville Florida and has been with The Preferred Group since 2012. Mark started work with the current organization in 1983 prior to enlisting in the United States Marine Corps. He currently serves as the Vice President of Preferred Roofing and COO of The Preferred Group. Mark is responsible for the daily back office operations of Preferred Roofing, Preferred Drywall and Preferred Builders of North Florida. As the President of Preferred Roofing, he implemented a business plan in which the very best warranties and customer service are delivered. Mark believes that selecting a Roofing Contractor is a major decision and strives to ensure that his estimating team educates and helps their customers rather than selling.

Mark grew up on Jacksonville’s Northside attending Andrew Jackson High School. After a 21 year career in the Marine Corps Mark moved into corporate training and development with a Fortune 500 company based in New Jersey. Later in his tenure he managed the Florida corporate sales team while attending grad school. When the opportunity to work with The Preferred Group as the COO was presented, Mark accepted the position where it all began for him.

Mark holds a Bachelor degree in Business Management and an MBA from Jacksonville University. Mark is married to Kim his wife of 30 years and resides on Jacksonville’s Northside. Their oldest son Matt is a Marine serving in California and youngest son Seth serves in the Air Force in Alaska.

Mark is an active supporter of Jacksonville University and Marine Corps Veteran organizations. He and his wife are avid Gator and Jaguar fans.


Richard Revels:

Roofing Estimator

Richard Revels is a Jacksonville Native and has been with Preferred Roofing for 4 years. Richards’s background includes sales, estimating, corporate finance and aviation hospitality. Growing up on Jacksonville Northside, Richard attended Victory Christian Academy, University Baptist School and Jacksonville University. After college Richard worked as a flight service manager for Trans World Airlines and traveled the world for 5 years. His desire to serve the public and enjoy the outdoors transcended him in to a sales and estimating field. Richard, known as the Master Estimator is lauded for his ability to create exact material estimates that give homeowners the best price all while delivering the quality components that they desire in a roofing system.

Richard is married to his beautiful wife Jennifer and has three children, Shawn, Kyle and Cathy, plus 4 wonderful grandchildren. Richard is active in multiple charitable organizations including Pop Warner youth athletics and scholastics where he serves as a lead volunteer for the South East Region and National championships at Walt Disney World Richard, 52, currently resides in Jacksonville’s Argyle Forest area. His belief is that honesty, integrity, product knowledge plus a solid price are why most homeowners choose him and Preferred Roofing.


John Friedel:

Commercial Estimator/Project Manager

John Friedel is a Jacksonville Native and has been with Preferred Roofing for almost 3 years. John is a state certified building contractor with experience is residential and light commercial construction. Prior to his construction career, John was a real estate appraiser, real estate investor, and Architectural draftsman. He was born in Jacksonville Beach and raised on the Southside. John is a Sandalwood High alum and attended Florida Community College of Jacksonville. John enjoys the challenge of managing large projects and the commercial division of Preferred Roofing is a perfect fit.

John is a single father to two wonderful children ; Baylee and John III (Trey). He stays busy with after school activities with his kids, weight training, and an occasional billard game. John, 48, currently resides in Jacksonville’s Southside.


Kevin Strickland:

Roofing Estimator

Kevin moved to Jacksonville a few years ago from Atlanta Georgia to work for Preferred Roofing. Prior to the move he was a General Contractor for 14 years witch gave him extensive knowledge in all aspects of construction, including roofing. His background in construction is key to ensure you as a homeowner will be taken care of correctly. He will only offer quality materials and provide you with the best possible price. Kevin has the ability to answer all your questions and provide you with the peace of mind you deserve.

Kevin is a happy single man that has never been married. He lives less than a mile from the beach so enjoys outdoor activities including volleyball, surfing and staying in shape. He attends church every Sunday and keeps his focus in positive places. He is an outstanding human being with good intentions and is always honest witch makes him easy to trust. Kevin will take excellent care of you and is enjoyable to be around.


Michael Nobles:

Roofing Estimator

Michael, born in Augusta Georgia, has been with Preferred Roofing for the last 3 years. He graduated, from what was Forrest High School here in Jacksonville, then went on to earn a Marketing degree at Florida State University. After an injury ended a promising football career, he became a nationally ranked Power Lifter. In business, he owned and operated 4 locations of Carroll’s Meat Shoppes for years. In his spare time, he earned a host of licenses some of which include Securities, Life, Health, Variable Annuities and Pre-paid Legal. Some other training he did included welding, a/c Refrigeration repair and Sales. His passions include God, Family, and of course, Country.

Michael is married to his beautiful wife Melodee and have five children : Jennifer, Maurissa, Stephanie, Dylan and Megan. At 55 years old, he still loves to be outside and to connect with people. At his core, he feels that honesty is the only avenue to travel and to treat others the way he wants them to treat him. He’s a special person, one in which you’ll enjoy working with.


Ryan Marlow:

Production Manager/Field Superintendent

Ryan was born in Miami Florida and has lived in Jacksonville for over 20 years. After graduating from Sandalwood High School he started working in Construction, Logistics and Sales. Initially working as an estimator with Preferred Roofing, Ryan made a move to production where he directly supervises approximately 400 reroofs annually. As Preferred Roofing’s technical expert, Ryan is the instrumental in overcoming any challenges associated with your project. Ryan takes a great deal of pride in his knowledge and experience delivering what the homeowner expects from a superior roofing contractor.

Ryan is 31 years old and married to his beautiful wife April. They we have two wonderful daughters Grace and Isabela. Ryan and his family currently reside Jacksonville’s Southside. His honest and upfront approach to his work is why most homeowners very much appreciate the job that we do for them.


MeMeagan Suber:

Roofing Administrator

Meagan Suber was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida and is a new addition to Preferred Roofing. She graduated from West Nassau High School in Callahan, Florida and was then married and gave birth to her first son. She is now happily married and currently has two very busy boys and one lovely daughter. She began working at PARC Management, a theme and water park company headquartered in Jacksonville, where she worked as an administrative assistant to the Executive Vice President. After her first year, she accepted the challenge and began working in the accounting department as the AP Clerk. Meagan worked with PARC Management for 3 years before accepting a job at Total Air Care. While at Total Air Care she wore many hats. She was responsible for scheduling appointments and maintaining the technician’s schedule. Meagan chose to leave Total Air Care when she was pregnant with her 2nd child. At Preferred Roofing Meagan is excited to be a part of this wonderful team, and looks forward to many years of dedicated service to the company and its customers.