Peter Chaffee graduated from Northeastern University with a concentration in Entrepreneurship and Management Information Systems. He started his career at Chaffee Roofing on the installation crews, and has worked his way through all aspects of the business. He has attended several different seminars through the Roofing Contractors Institute (now known as IIBEC) to learn about the latest in roofing technology. Peter has also attended a number of intensive seminars in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Washington DC and Canada. Peter is currently responsible for business development, estimating, and information systems. In 2019, Peter became the fourth generation of the family to own the business.
Consultant, former president
Steve Chaffee is a 1974 graduate of the University of Rhode Island Business School. He started his career at Chaffee Industrial Roofing in 1972 and has worked in all aspects of the business. In 1982, he became the third generation of the Chaffee family to own the business. He has served on numerous boards and has attended numerous seminars on the latest in roofing technology. Steve Chaffee sold the business to Peter Chaffee, his son, in 2019. Steve currently acts as a consultant for Chaffee Roofing.
Rick Chaffee is a 1983 graduate of Bentley College. He started his career at Chaffee Industrial Roofing in 1979 and has worked in all aspects of the business. He has continued his education and recently completed Bryant University leadership development program. His primary responsibility at Chaffee Roofing is business development and estimating. Rick has served on many boards and is currently on the board of Rhode Island Building Owners and Managers association.
Colm Rogers broke into the commercial roofing business in 1997 and has been a commercial roofing estimator since 1999. He is experienced in estimating all roofing systems from single ply, to BUR, to SPUF and coatings. Colm became a member of the Chaffee team in 2009 and is a Project Manager responsible for projects north of the Mass Pike.
Jeff Zielke started his career in construction in 1991, working as a carpenter for boat molds. From 1992 to 1995, Jeff served in the Army as part of the 82nd airborne. After serving in the Army, Jeff returned to the construction field, working as a roofer until 2012. In 2013, Jeff was promoted to operations manager, and is currently responsible for all operations north of the Mass Pike for Chaffee Roofing.
Dave Borges began his career in construction in 2000, working as a boat builder and boat repair mechanic. By 2003, Dave was also working in general construction as a carpenter, completing framing, finish work and general property maintenance. Dave worked in the service department as a helper, then was quickly promoted to service foreman, where he brought a wide variety of general construction and roofing experience. Dave is currently an operations manager, responsible for all operations south of the Mass Pike for Chaffee Roofing.
Ray Beausoleil began his roofing career in 1971 and has previously worked for a number of roofing contractors and is experienced in all aspects of roofing work. Ray joined Chaffee Industrial Roofing as a roofing mechanic in 1992, was promoted to foreman in 1994, and promoted to the service department in 1996. Today, Ray is our service director, overseeing the activities of the service department.
Jessica Chaffee joined the Chaffee Roofing family in 2011. Her background consists of a B.A. in Elementary Education with a Concentration in English, an M. Ed. in Elementary Education with concentrations in literacy and multicultural diversity. Jess serves as our social media and marketing coordinator, bringing many new outlets and ideas to the table. She writes articles, blogs and posts to help show our capabilities, and keeps our website up to date.
Kelley Muldoon-Keith graduated with honors from the Community College of Rhode Island in 1984 with an associates degree in Bookkeeping/Secretarial Science. She joined Chaffee Industrial Roofing in 1989 as a bookkeeper. Since that time, she has risen through the ranks to become our office manager. She now oversees all of our internal office activities, including accounts payable and accounts receivable. Her efficient work puts the finishing touch on the great work that all of our employees provide every day.
Mushu Chaffee has been the company mascot since 2011. He is very energetic and welcomes any visitor to Chaffee Roofing!