Rob Yeary is the owner of Universal Roofing & Exteriors. He is a graduate of North Central High School. Rob went on to become a 1986 graduate of Butler University, where he played baseball and studied business and economics.
Rob grew up in Indianapolis, IN. His ties to his community are strong as evidenced by years of his continued efforts to give back. Rob has a personal dedication to Wheeler mission, where he and several of his employee’s volunteer. He is on the foundation of the Roundtripper Sports Academy board that helps kids play baseball if they are unable to afford it. He also worked with the J. Everett Light Career Center on several projects helping kids with their vocation. Rob has been an active member of his church for the last 17 years. Rob brings his faith into his business by being a member of Truth at Works, which is an organization that helps business owners incorporate Christ’s approach into their work.
Rob’s approach to business is simple. Never take money down. Don’t ask to be paid until the projects finished, and if we make a mistake we will fix it. In addition to his own five children, Rob treats everyone who works for him like family. He currently lives in Carmel with his wife, Barb.
Crystal Close joined the Universal team in 2016. She is a graduate of the University of Indianapolis where she studied Journalism and Communications. Crystal has two children, Brooke and William. When she is not working, Crystal enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and travel.
Sharon joined Universal Roofing & Exteriors In August of 2011. She is a graduate of Purdue University and has lived in the Indianapolis are since 1980. She has two grown daughters and four active grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, gardening and the family horse farm.
Kristine is from Indianapolis, Indiana and went to Ball State for her undergraduate degree and received her master from the University of Oregon. She currently lives in Indianapolis with her husband and 2 year old son. In her free time, she likes to garden and upcycle vintage items.
Kevin came to Universal in December, 2018 to be a member of the XAP360 drone team. Prior to working at Universal, Kevin worked for 30 years in the geographic information systems business; involving surveying, GPS, and aerial image acquisition and processing. After retirement, Kevin would not sit still and worked at Home Depot at the Prodesk for 3 years, serving contractors and tradesmen. Kevin is a handyman with a woodshop in his basement.
Kyle is from Muncie Indiana, where he attended Muncie Central High School and Ball State University. He joined Universal Roofing & Exteriors in 2018. Prior to joining Universal, Kyle spent 6 years living in Chicago and working as a data analyst for the largest commodity brokerage in the world. He also spent 5 years working in the insurance industry.
Kyle lives in Noblesville with his wife Lindzi and their 4 children. They have 3 boys (Talon, Jude and Finley) and 1 beautiful baby girl named Raleigh. His hobbies include watching and playing sports, wooding working and all things DIY.
Gary is from Indianapolis Indiana growing up near Butler University, graduating from North Central High School and Indiana State University. He has three children (2) daughters and (1) son that range in age from 17 to 27 and 1 grandchild age 2, also he has been married for 30 years.
Gary has been in the construction industry since the late 70’s, he started in the Roofing Industry with his Uncles.
He is responsible for sales; and also has a passion in coaching Baseball which he assists his son who is a head baseball coach in Fishers for a local Travel Team.
Sam began working at Universal at 15 years old. Since 2005, summers were spent playing baseball and cleaning up job sites. Through out the years, Universal Roofing & Exteriors was home for the summer until after college. He attended Depauw University and graduated with a degree in Computer Science and a degree in Communications. After college, Sam worked for RICS Software as an account manager before taking a trip with his wife, Erica, for 7 months in the tiny house they built together. Sam enjoys the spending time with his wife, dog, and family. He enjoys playing any recreational sports, the great outdoors and traveling.
Sam is currently a part of the XAP Drone Inspection team and a part of the marketing team.
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