About Us

A little about us

Who we are

Mission Statement: Our mission is to provide a superior roofing experience to our customers through excellent communication and superb customer service. Service Reigns™

Our efforts have allowed us to maintain an impeccable record with all of the watchdog groups and full fellowship in industry organizations:

  • The Better Business Bureau – (A+ rating)
  • The Registrar of Contractors – (0 complaints)
  • Angie’s List – (Super Service Award recipient)
  • The Arizona Roofing Contractors’ Association
  • National Women in Roofing
2003 - Gryphon Annual Photo
2004 - Gryphon Annual Photo
2005 - Gryphon Annual Photo
2011 - Gryphon Annual Photo
2016 - Gryphon Annual Photo
2020 - Gryphon Annual Photo
2003 - Russ getting paper work done.
2012 - Russ hard at work.
2001 - Russ Shingling
2001 - Clinton Shingling

We make safety our top priority

Safety Plans

Safety is everyone’s job at Gryphon Companies, Inc. Our safety program is more than the OSHA manual. Safety is part of our culture that is practiced every day and on every job. We have also developed processes that promote sage and sound work practices to prevent injuries and promote excellent work. Our efforts help us maintain a safe environment for our crews, as well as complete safety for our customers.

Each employee is required to follow a detailed safety program on the job and in preparation for each job. The following list gives examples of the topics covered by our safety program:

Safety Handbook: Every employee must agree to and sign a Gryphon Companies, Inc. Safety Policy.

Monthly safety meetings and review plus Weekly Job site tailgate meetings; including the following:

  • Fall Protection
  • Deck Replacement
  • Securing Loads
  • Lanyards & Harnesses
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Hand and power tools
  • Hazard recognition and regulations
  • Driving Safely
  • Walking/working surfaces
  • Wheel barrel Safety
  • Electrical Safety
  • Roof-Top loading
  • First Aid techniques
  • Ladder safety
  • Job site Evaluation
  • Lifting and Carrying techniques

our lifelong story

Our History

1987: Jan’s Roofing // When Russel was 13, he started working with his Uncle, Jan Overson, at Jan’s Roofing on weekends and summers. He worked over the next several years with his brother, Clinton Hyman, and other uncle, Guy Overson, working as a shingler’s assistant, tear-off foreman, shingler, and then tile repairman.

1994: JRC Roofing // Jan moved to Colorado leaving Russel and Clinton to run the new partnership, JRC Roofing, in Arizona while he opened the same company in Colorado Springs. Jan eventually returned to Arizona and the three continued to work together along with several other family members running the company.

1998: Gryphon Roofing // Russel became President and majority owner of the company as the family transformed their hard work into a corporation. Gryphon Companies, Inc. was born; the company was named Gryphon after the half lion, half eagle mythical creature who protects treasure.

2017: 30 Years in Business // 2017 marks 30 years in business for Russel. We have had some name changes over the years, however we are still offering the same professionalism today as in 1987.

2019 - 2021: President of ARCA // Russ has served on the board of the Arizona Roofing Contractor's Association for years, in late 2018 he was voted in to be ARCA's newest President.


Russel Hyman

Owner/ Operator since 1994. Qualifying Member of Roofing License and also Qualifying Member of General Contractor’s License.

Experience (since 1987) with installation/ quality control/ project management of shingles, shakes, cement tile, clay tile, TPO, Modified, Built-Up roofing, Metal, and other various forms of roofing. Familiar with virtually all aspects of general contracting. Sales, Customer Relations, all aspects of the roofing & construction business.

BS Degree in Finance from ASU. OSHA Certified, GAF Certified, Owens Corning Certified.

President of Arizona Roofing Contractor's Association from 2019-2021.

Rebecca Hyman

Corporate Secretary

12+ years in combined construction and roofing industry. Experience in dispatch, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, human resources, taxes, financial statements, accounting oversight, legal dept., scheduling, and bookkeeping.

Rashelle Erb

Office Manager

Rashelle’s personable touch with those around her keeps the office running smoothly. She has 10+ years of experience in the roofing world from A/R to Collections, Rashelle pushes the team to perfect all facets of managing the job flow process to ensure a quality experience.

Shannon Watson

Recievables and Collections

Shannon has years of experience in financial positions and is our mainstay in communicating the A/R between customers and management. She serves as a treasurer in several community organizations.

Courtney Collins

Customer Service Admin

Our receptionist extraordinaire, she handles your appointment scheduling to get you started on getting your roofing project complete.

Shauna Hensley

Business Development

Sets up new business opportunity meetings for company Executives and Directors, manages strong business relationships in multiple networking groups. Attends workshops, networking groups, coordinates special events, participates in professional societies to help us maintain a good customer base.

Devin Bryce

Asset Manager & Marketing

Specializing in IT services, management of equipment, inventory, and vehicles. Self taught and certified in many digital arts & computer sciences, web developer, graphic designer, photographer, marketer, and more.

Allen Shreeve

Yard & Equipment

Allen runs the yard at Gryphon, ensuring all materials and equipment gets accounted for. His skills in fixing equipment and problem solving is second to none; he always find a way to make sure equipment is in mechanically sound running condition.

Conor Smith

Roofing Production Manager

10+ years in construction management, in Arizona and Mexico. With more than 5 years as a roofing production manager, Conor will get your project done with no non-sense, on budget, and on time.

Brooks Bryce

Residential Roofing Estimator

20+ years in Roofing, Brooks has gone through the ranks including roof installation, estimation, and customer service. Award winning "Residential Roofing Salesman of the Year" 7 of the last 12 years. Rated highest in Customer Appreciation.

Ryan Ridenour

Residential Roofing Estimator

5+ years in roofing industry, and many more in construction. Ryan owns and maintains his own general contracting license as well, with knowledge covering more than just roofing.

Lou Hardin

Residential Roofing Estimator

Josh Lanam

Commercial Roofing Manager

21+ years in roofing, started as a laborer and worked through every position up to project management. Proficient in all facets of roofing, specializing in single ply & sheet metal. Josh has managed all sizes of roofing projects.

Damon "Bo" Lynch

Roofing Estimator

22+ years in the roofing, construction, and solar industries; handling sales, estimation, admin, and operations management. Delivering the very best experience to our clients.

David Hyman

Roofing Estimator

3+ years in roofing, David is mastering his skills in commercial roof estimation and identifying roofing problems quickly. Previously worked at Malarkey shingle plant in Portland.

Alex Mora

Roofing Superintendent

23+ years in the roofing industry. Alex heads up our Nevada roofing contracts, as well as other "out of town" projects. He has managed and overseen millions of square feet installed, quickly and correctly.

Robert Sanchez

Roofing Superintendent

14+ years of roofing experience. Specializing in Job coordination, job safety, and customer service. Robert is professional, knowledgeable, and takes pride in his work.


Patrick McNamara

President of Construction since 2014.

Originally from a new construction background with dozens of residential ground up projects completed. Thousands of projects completed in value-add rehabs on residential investment properties. Hospitality and multifamily experience in both project management and budgeting.

Steven Kelley

Restoration Manager

Steven is our expert restoration specialist in both residential properties as well as commercial restorations. Steven has managed to restore fire, smoke, flood, and storm damage claims. He fights for our customers to get the full value of their insurance claim.

Peter Gerhard

Construction Superintendent

Peter is a leader in the industry of residential investment asset construction. He has completed over $10MM in asset improvements in over a decade long career. More than 3,000 completed residential construction projects professionally managed.

Scott Martinez

Construction Superintendent

Scott has more than a decade serving both residential and commercial property owners. With 1000’s of completed projects in the investment world he posses the skill to toggle between residential customers and building engineers with a level of professionalism and knowledge that sets him above the rest of the field.

Roni Smith

Construction Office Manager

Over 20 years of customer service and office management in various fields, such as restoration, construction, manufacturing and staffing agencies. Her main focus has been in the construction field. Focusing on collections, AP/AR, marketing, job assignments and employee training.

Our mission is to provide a superior roofing and remodeling experience to our customers through excellent communication and superb customer service. Service Reigns™


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