Our uniquely experienced management team understands production facility engineering and the roofing industry, from raw materials and manufacturing, roofing distribution and the professional roofing contractor.
We are interested in establishing new recycling facilities in new markets, working with existing companies to expand current markets and exploring recycling business opportunities related to roofing distribution and manufacturing.
Our customers include recyclers who have unfinished material to process or finished goods for sale and roofing or paving manufacturers who demand recycled raw materials meeting rigid specifications of virgin raw materials.
Dan Horton • Founding Partner Since 2009
Asphalt Roofing Manufacturing Industry executive 1996-2009
From his Midwestern roots as a roofing distributor branch manager and after 23 years in the building materials business, Dan left his executive position at IKO Industries, a roofing manufacturer, to establish Asphalt Shingle Recycling (ASR) Systems. In 2010, Dan's business plan attracted investors. Dan has led the ASR team from cradle to cradle recycling idea to processing facility design to successful working business model and is now creating a new standard in raw materials harvested from waste roofing shingles. He and his team have patented a method of 100% raw material recovery from shingles for re-use by roofing manufacturers, roofing related products, paving companies and the asphalt industry. ASR is the first company to successfully supply raw materials to roofing manufacturers for commercial reuse in residential roofing shingles and accessories. The prevailing key to ASR's success is persistence in reaching our goals and the relentless pursuit of excellence through continuous improvement.
Brad Segal • Partner Since 2010
Asphalt Roofing Distributor executive 1979-2009
Brad led Bradco, a $2.0 Billion roofing distributor with 158 locations, during its growth phase and navigated each stage of eventual sale to private equity and ABC Supply. Brad brings vast industry knowledge and business acumen to ASR and was their first investor in April 2010. In addition to his work at ASR, Brad is Board Chair of Rebuilding Together , a national non-profit providing extensive home rehabilitation and modification services to low-income homeowners across the country for over 25 years. Brad is a consummate professional who blends large business and big picture experience with a unique ability to hone in on details of day to day operations and their impact on profitability.
Alan Clarke • Partner Since 2010
Asphalt Roofing Distributor partner 2007-2010
With a combination of equipment design, operation knowledge and business expertise, Alan is uniquely qualified to grow our business interests. Alan joined ASR in December 2010 and built the first ASR waste collection and shingle processing facility in Bristol, TN. As the first General Manager of ASR Systems of Tri Cities, he built the company from zero production and sales to a reliable raw material supplier to paving companies in Tennessee, Kentucky and Virginia. Alan's leadership begins with measurement. He believes in metrics and has driven ASR of Tri CIties to a 3,000 ton sales and production month in a market of less than 100,000 in population.
Frank Glasscock • Partner
Asphalt Roofing Distributor executive 2003-Present
Building a business from scratch is par for the course for Frank. Frank joined ASR in December 2010 and helped establish the first ASR waste collection and shingle processing facility in Bristol,TN. As founder of Superior Distribution, a roofing distributor in Bristol, TN, he understands the difficulty of the early years of a new business and the value of day to day focus on sales and profitability. Frank and his brother Alan sold Superior Distribution to SRS Distribution, one of the strongest national network of roofing distribution companies in the U.S.A. Frank is an authority on roofing distribution and the needs of today's roofing contractor.
Lois Clarke • Business Advisory Board
Coal Industry executive 1974-2014
•Vice Chair, Treasurer and Chief Investment Officer of The United Companies
•Past President and CFO of The United Companies
•Past Chief Investment Officer, United Coal Company, navigated $1B sale to Metinvest, Ukraine
•The United Companies 1974-2014