Staff

MEET OUR STAFF

Ron Daniel

A true Texan with an entrepreneurial spirit.
President/CEO

Ron DanielARC Roofing is a service line of ARC Abatement founded by Ron Daniel, in his Waco, Texas garage in 1990. ARC Roofing specializes in residential and commercial roofing. Under Daniel’s direction the company completed three million hours of asbestos abatement work over 25 years. Engineering News-Record  named ARC Abatement a top 10 asbestos abatement firm.

After hearing endless complaints from contractors about the unreliability of roofing companies, Daniel decided to bring the ARC-way to the roofing industry in 2013. ARC Roofing was born, and we are now a leader in all areas of commercial and residential roofing, historic building restoration and storm damage repair.

With a goal of growth, Daniel led ARC into a related field when he launched ARC Oil and Gas Services in 2013.

Daniel is married with two children. He enjoys playing golf and following the Texas Rangers and Dallas Cowboys.

Pat O’Hara

General Manager

Pat O’Hara joined ARC Roofing as its general manager in June 2015, and is already doing an excellent job at the helm. O’Hara has more than 35 years experience in commercial management arena and 30-plus years as a construction manager. Both roles gave him the opportunity to lead numerous project around the globe. His extensive knowledge and experience in the government, commercial and residential construction arenas will prove to be a huge asset to ARC Roofing.

O’Hara says his goals are to continue the growth and professionalism of the roofing division of the ARC brand.

A little known fact about O’Hara is that he launched his ARC Roofing career after retiring from his post as a military technical engineer. O’Hara is proud to be a 25-year-plus Texas resident, and avid motorcyclist, enjoying fund raising motorcycle events and off-road racing. He is thankful for his wife of 30 years, Sandra O’Hara, and has been blessed with five wonderful children.

Rick Branch

Controller

Rick BranchARC Roofing Controller Rick Branch was hired by the ARC Abatement contractor team in 2005 after a successful career at Jaynes, Reitmeier, Boyd, & Therrell (JRBT).

AT JRBT, Branch handled client training, financial statement preparation, tax return preparation for ARC Abatement, as well as other clients.

Branch graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Accounting and Management Information Systems. A Waco native, Branch is married and has one daughter. He enjoys woodworking and golf.

James Lassetter

Commercial Sales Director

commercial roofingJames Lassetter serves as our commercial sales director, and has been with the ARC team in 2014. Through 31 years of construction industry experience, James Lassetter has gained knowledge of low-slope and steep-slope roofing, waterproofing, sheet metal and other construction-related materials and processes literally “from the ground up.” He is an expert in all phases of the construction industry.

During his tenure as a roofing estimator, James has built relationships with several major manufactures such as Firestone, Carlisle, MBCI, Berridge and Peterson, among others. James has designed roofing and waterproofing systems which includes Value Engineering and provides project management services such as pre-bid and pre-job conferences, quality-assurance observations and final inspections.

James has received his Residential/Commercial Roofing Certification from the Roofing Contractors Association of Texas (RCAT) along with ongoing continuing education from the Association of General Contractors (AGC).  

James and his wife have been blessed with a family of three sons and two daughters, two daughter-in-laws, two son-in-laws and eight grandchildren.