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our team RICK BRAVO

RICK BRAVO

President

Rick Bravo is both the founding owner and sitting President of the company. He oversees production, safety and workmanship. His 5+ decades of experience enveloped by integral values that quality and character count provide a job well done. His hands-on approach ensures he will perfect your roof while building your trust. Rick Bravo and credibility go hand-in-hand.

Q: How did you get started in the industry?

A: My dad was a roofer. I used to go ride with him in the summer to do new construction all over Southern California. I started sweeping and picking up trash. At nine years old, I started shingling. My dad would let me drive the truck to pick up material at 12 years old. Roofs at that time were only $500 for a three bedroom home. 

Q: What team value means the most to you?
A: Team work – It always takes a group from inside the office to outside in the field.

Q:  What is the best part of your job?

A:  I like meeting people and love a good roofing challenge.

Q: What is your hobby outside of work?

A: I love to fish and my newest hobby is recreational target shooting!

Q: What is your favorite place to eat?

A: A really good prime rib and seafood place.

Q: What is your favorite quote?

A: Treat people how you want to be treated. Fair and honest in your business.

our team CHRISTIE BRAVO

CHRISTIE BRAVO

VP of Client Partnerships

Christie Bravo is continuing the legacy of trust
and integrity. As Vice President, Christie’s considerable education and expertise in roofing and relationships are reflected in her collaborative leadership style. She balances ensuring client satisfaction and overseeing all partnerships successfully with effective communication, detailed documentation and continual education.

Q: How did you get started in the industry?

A: I’m a native to the industry – Family brought me in!

Q: What team value means the most to you?

A: Positivity. I believe you can find a positive in everything.

Q:  What is the best part of your job?

A: The PEOPLE. I love people’s energy (positive of course) if it is negative, it challenges me to turn it around!

Q: What is your hobby outside of work?

A: Spending time with family anywhere there is a view, whether it’s on the beach or in the mountains. I love empowering women in business, I love helping and encouraging people to figure out what the fire is inside them and then encourage them to act on it!

Q: What is your favorite place to eat?

A: I absolutely love chips and salsa; anywhere that has the best of both of these!

Q: What is your favorite saying?

A: Stay Positive. Work Smart. Make It Happen.

our team MICHELLE BARNES

MICHELLE BARNES

Director of Project Management

Michelle Barnes is an onsite Project Manager. Her broad collegiate social work background combined with her focus and incredible people skills equals calm confidence putting you at ease. Interaction with and end results produced by Michelle are reputable and enjoyable. From start to finish she provides exceptional service.

Q: How did you get started in the industry?

A: I started as a part-time office assistant with Bravo Roofing, Inc.,in 2013. After finishing school, I became full-time office manager which led to other roles in the company. The office assistant position led me on an unexpected journey into the wonderful world of roofing!

Q: What are your tasks at Bravo Roofing, Inc.?

A: Oversee roofing projects from start-to-finish, handle scheduling and dispatching of work orders, manage HOA client accounts, and contribute to business development.

Q: What team value means the most to you?

A: Connection, dependability, efficiency, empowerment, and enthusiasm.

Q: What is the best part of your job?

A: I like the intimacy of the family business atmosphere.

Q: What is your hobby outside of work?

A: I enjoy contributing to the community because I am passionate about helping others. I currently volunteer as a group tutor at a temporary housing shelter, as an afterschool program lead at a rescue mission, and a volunteer at a drop-in center for homeless. In addition to volunteering, I love reading, exploring new places, camping at national parks, and staying active.

Q: What is your favorite place to eat?

A: Wurstkuche in Downtown Los Angeles, CA.

Chrysti "Gigi" Lajoie

Bravo Roofing Incorporated

Chrysti “Gigi” Lajoie is a Project Manager. She brings extensive experience in organizational leadership, communication, and office management. With acute attention to detail, she will ensure that your project and overall experience will be professional, personable and seemless.

Q: How did you get started in the industry?

A: I started working at Bravo Roofing in 2018, and since then I have learned more about roofing than I ever thought I would.

Q: What team value means the most to you?

A: For me, the most important values are integrity, ethics, empowerment, growth and teamwork.

Q: What is the best part of your job?

A: Without question, the people on my team. In whatever circumstance we find ourselves in, I KNOW I’m working with the best people.

Q:What is your hobby outside of work?

A: I love playing softball! I currently manage three softball teams during the week and play in tournaments on the weekend. When I’m not playing softball, you can find me on the sidelines cheering on my son at his soccer games. I also love to cook. When I’m not on the softball or soccer field, you can find me in the kitchen cooking.

Q: What is your favorite place to eat?

A: Pokecraft and El Camino in Fullerton, CA

Q: What is your favorite quote?

A: “Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.”
– Albert Einstein

our team TONY SOTO

TONY SOTO

Superintendent

Tony Soto is our Superintendent. His industry experiential knowledge, spanning over 25 years, is evident in his job execution. He manages the crew with a “can do” mindset and provides trustworthy customer service. Leading by example along with quality control, Tony represents the Bravo Way guaranteeing a job well done.

Q: How did you get started in the industry?

A: Five years ago, I was hired as a yardman, where I cleaned, washed, and loaded trucks.  Then I worked up to become a mechanic and then became a laborer. As time went on, I became more experienced in roofing and moved up to Foreman. It has been my priority to continue learning new technologies, new systems of roofing, and gaining experience in the roofing industry. Today, I still love learning about roofing and I’m excited about each project we take on!

Q: What team value means the most to you?

A: There are many team values I appreciate, which include: accomplishment, hard work, honesty, dependability, and efficiency.

Q: What is the best part of your job?

A: Accomplishing new things and challenging myself to try new things.

Q: What is your hobby outside of work?

A: I like to go out and fly my drone around parks to get a nice view of nature.

Q: What is your favorite place to eat?

A: Brea’s Best

our team MCKENZIE TRUDELL

MCKENZIE TRUDELL

Team Support

Q: How did you get started in the industry?

A: My mom (Christie) encouraged me to join the Bravo team! Since starting, I have learned so much about the roofing industry and I am proud to be a part of our family-owned business.

Q: What team value means the most to you?

A: My favorite team value is leadership because we have the opportunity to develop our leadership and encourage those around us. Empowerment, communication and teamwork are also important to me.

Q: What is the best part of your job?

A: I love being a part of a fourth generation family-owned and operated company. The fact I get to work alongside my family each day, while leaving a legacy for generations to follow and serving clients at the same time is why I love being a part of this team.

Q: What is your hobby outside of work?

A: I like walking dogs and hanging out with friends.

Q: What is your favorite place to eat?

A: Forget fancy restaurants … I live for a delicious cheeseburger.