Pawprint Chats is a series where we chat with our friends, clients, and peers in our local Colorado community. It’s a chance to check in and see how everyone’s doing, in business and in life.
Today we’re talking to Matthew Diff, General Manager of Cenco Roofing. Together with his team, Matthew has been raising roofs (and roofing standards) in the Denver area for ten years – and giving back locally in the process.
YellowDog: Hello, Matthew! Give us the “elevator pitch” version of what your business does.
Matthew Dirr: Cenco Roofing provides peace of mind through roofing solutions. We are locally owned, employ locally, source locally, and invest locally. We employ 20 people year-round, contribute several million dollars annually to the local economy, and contribute 2% of our top-line revenue to charity every year. We have successfully helped over 3,000 customers to solve their home issues through roofing repairs and roof replacements.
YD: What has been your biggest win in the past year?
MD: As we celebrate 10 years in business in 2023, we survived and thrived by not going “virtual” but instead safely and professionally meeting our customers’ needs outside their homes. It has allowed us to continue to provide peace of mind throughout the years, throughout the pandemic and beyond.
YD: What has been one of your proudest moments as a local business manager?
MD: We believe in supporting the community that makes our business possible. That is why, in conjunction with our charitable partners, we have been able to complete 67 no-cost roof repairs or replacements for non-traditional customers over the last 10 years.
YD: If you could wave a magic wand and change one thing about your business, what would it be?
MD: To protect customers and the local market, we wish there were more stringent licensing requirements for both companies and crews. Cenco was the 1st roofing company in the state of Colorado to certify our crews through the National Roofing Contractor’s Association (NRCA) because we believe investing in our employees and crews is the best way to ensure quality workmanship for our customers.
YD: Describe your brand in three words.
MD: Certified, Transparent, Customer-driven
Are you a dog person or a cat person?
Early bird or night owl?
Favorite local beer?
What’s your best party trick?
What show are you currently binging?
Any book you’re currently reading?
YD: Thanks Matthew! It’s been so much fun getting to know Cenco Roofing over the years. We admire your commitment to the local community. And also your dogs. Now we know who to recommend as the best Denver roofing company in town.
Would YOU like to be featured in a Pawprint Chat?
We’re always looking for business peers to feature in this series. Get in touch to find out more!
Pawprint Chats: Meet Debra Mastic of Fluff Troughs
Pawprint Chats: Meet Anna Burrell of Twiggs & Co.
Pawprint Chats: Meet Erin, Rae, and Brogan of Recovery Box
Pawprint Chats: Meet Jessi Burg of Pears to Perennials
Pawprint Chats: Meet Laura Homann of Coven & Sage
Pawprint Chats: Meet Anna Costello of Ship Sunshine
Pawprint Chats: Meet Erica Franklin of Mile High Soy Candles
Pawprint Chats: Meet Paul Schmidlkofer of Alchemy Salon
Pawprint Chats: Meet Linda Sudowski of My Make Studio
Pawprint Chats: Meet Alex Jackson of Happy Canyon Flowers
Pawprint Chats: Meet Jacob Wallace of Shipist