Our History

Tillotson Enterprises is a family-owned business operated by Gene and Tammy Tillotson. After growing up in rural Nebraska and Kansas, Gene and Tammy both earned degrees in education and began teaching careers – Tammy in Family and Consumer Science and Gene in Science. The attraction of being entrepreneurs was too strong, however, and in 1991, they began doing business under the name of Tillotson Roofing. Tillotson Enterprises has undertaken projects in Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, South Dakota, Colorado, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas, and, at the end of 2010, had roofed over 5 million square feet of roof using spray-applied techniques. Tillotson Enterprises also offers other spray-applied services such as interior spray foam insulation and, most recently, concrete leveling using polyurethane foam. Today, Tillotson Enterprises is one of central Nebraska’s largest and most respected spray-applied roofing contractors in the Midwest.

Letter from the Owners

High Performance Coating Specialists owners-smallBoth of us were raised in small towns and by people who believed in values like hard work, honesty and integrity. We approach every job we do with those same, solid Midwestern values – you have our word that we’ll do careful, quality work; we’ll meet or exceed the specifications for the job; and if something isn’t right, we’ll make it right. We’ve been in the roofing business for a long time now, and we’ve looked at a lot of roofs of every conceivable description. Most of our competitors do a reputable job, but as a building owner or manager, you should be aware that especially in spray-applied polyurethane foam (SPF), roofs done by different contractors can vary widely in quality yet still look the same to the untrained eye. It’s easy for some contractors to save money by hiring untrained workers, perhaps using a lower-solids formulation or skimping on the depth of the foam, or by using out of date equipment that doesn’t cause the required chemical reaction. Before you necessarily accept the low bidder, we would urge you to check out their references and make a call to the Better Business Bureau. Be sure to ask for proof of their general liability and workman’s compensation. Tillotson Enterprises is a Master Contractor and has a 100% customer satisfaction rate, as verified by Neogard/BASF, in statistics gathered as a part of their Alpha Program (www.alpha.pbsrg.com). To belong, contractors must document jobs and provide a yearly survey, have a third-party physical inspection of work every other year, ensure that 98% of roofs don’t leak and 98% of customers are satisfied; and attend a conference for continuing education in SPF roofing techniques and materials. We are proud to say that only 14 contractors in the country meet these high standards, and Tillotson Enterprises is one. In closing, let us say that if you choose Tillotson Enterprises to apply your roof or other coatings, we pledge to use quality materials and skilled workers; to deliver the specifications agreed to; and to do the job right or do it over. It’s how we were raised. Click here to contact us or initiate a quote. Cordially, Gene and Tammy Tillotson

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Jenna Beckman

Coatings Crew Leader – Lincoln

Hi, my name is Jenna and I have been working for Tillotson since 2015. I originally began as a Crew Member and gained experience and certifications to become a Crew Leader. I am from Elgin, Nebraska and earned my bachelors degree from the University of Nebraska- Lincoln. One of the things I enjoy most about my job is getting to work outside and traveling to new places. I look forward to continuing Tillotson’s reputation for quality craftsmanship and high customer satisfaction. My hobbies include camping, jet skiing and attending sporting events and concerts. I am most proud of the work we did on Wahoo Public Schools.

 

Brandon Curyea

Coatings & Interior Foam Crew Leader – Kearney

My name is Brandon Curyea, I have been working for Tillotson Enterprises since April of 2011. I have worked construction and other outdoor oriented jobs most of my life. I really enjoy being able to work outside because there isn’t a day that is the same as the last. Working for a business that covers many towns and adjacent states makes for a change of scenery that can’t be found in many jobs. I am trained in all of the systems that we offer and have the experience to make sure our customers are satisfied.

Accomplishments
  • First Aid
  • ABAA (Air Barrier Association of America)
  • 30 Hour OSHA
  • Powered Mobile Equipment (Fork Lift)
  • CPR
  • Respiratory Protection training
  • Annual Safety Training
  • SPFA

Jerry Dubois

FWC Sales – Aurora

More info to be added soon!

Kelvin Espinoza

Coatings & Interior Foam Crew Leader – Lincoln

I am a Coatings & Interior Foam Crew Leader at the Lincoln branch. I grew up in Guatemala and moved to the United States when I was 12 where I graduated from high school. Since working for Tillotson’s I have gained several certifications including my CDL, rough terrain forklift safety, aerial work platform safety, NSC first aid, BASF foam. I enjoy getting to work with my hands and brainstorm to solve real problems for our customers. I believe that every job, big or small, requires my best effort. Each project has equal importance. Outside of work, I enjoy working out and playing indoor soccer.

 

Chastidy Fischer

Branch Office Assistant – Lincoln

 I have been working as a Branch Office Assistant for Tillotson Enterprises since 2019.  I was born in Seward, NE and currently live in Lincoln, NE. I graduated from Elgin Community College where I earned my Associates degree as a Dental Assistant. I have worked in many different office atmospheres my whole career & look forward to learning & growing at Tillotson Enterprises. I am very proud to tell everyone how well they treat their crew members & staff, it is a great honor to be a part of this team!  I enjoy spending time with my family, golfing & watching all sporting events.

Chris Langford

Production Manager – Kearney

I was born and grew up in southern Kansas and graduated from Arkansas City High School. I have been with Tillotson since 2007. I am the Branch Manager of the Kearney branch as well as a Sales lead. While working for Tillotson I have gained many certifications including ABAA certification, CPR, Rough Terrain and Fixed Forklift, Aerial Lift, 10 hour and 30 hour OSHA, Neoguard Applicator, SPFA PCP Insulation Project Manager, SPFA PCP Roof Project Manager, SPFA PCP Roof Master Installer, SMI Safety Training,  Conklin Training, and Everest Training. My favorite part of my job is the comradery I share with everyone I work with. My goal is to help my employees and the company grow both short and long term. Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my family enjoying the great outdoors.

 

Accomplishments
  • Neogard
    • Waterproofing
    • Roofing
  • First Aid
  • ABAA (Air Barrier Association of America)
  • 30 Hour OSHA
  • Powered Mobile Equipment (Fork Lift)
  • CPR
  • Respiratory Protection training
  • Annual Safety Training
  • SPFA (Classes)
    • Fundamentals of Spray Polyurethane Foam
    • Fundamentals of Spray Polyurethane Foam & Covering
    • 301 Selling and Marketing Principle
    • Roofing prerequisites for the SPF industry
    • Foam Mechanics Course
    • Conklin warranty training

Josh Lees

General Manager – Aurora, Kearney and Lincoln

Hi, I work with all Tillotson locations as our General Manager. I grew up in Grand Island, Nebraska and graduated from Northwest High School in Grand Island. I have been working as General Manager since 2017. Whether the project is 10 square feet or 2 million square feet, I am excited to work and each one and be part of the customers experience. One of my favorite parts of my job is getting to educate potential customers, regardless of being awarded the project. In my free time I enjoy camping with my family, playing golf and occasionally slinging a little paint while playing paintball. My personal motto is “Do what you love and the rest will come”.

Jackie Minnis

Human Resources Assistant – Kearney

Hi, I have been working as an administrative assistant for Tillotson since 2016 and just recently moved to HR Assistant.  I have worked on many projects such as the website design and social media outreach. I also lead the Kearney branch Caring Team. I recently graduated from Central Community College with a  Business Technology degree. In the future I am looking forward to becoming more involved in the human resources and advertising aspects of the business. Outside of work, I enjoy many hobbies including, camping, reading and kayaking.

Accomplishments
  • First Aid
  • Powered Mobile Equipment (Fork Lift)
  • CPR
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Quickbooks
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
  • WordPress Web Design

Antonio Najarro

FWC Crew Leader – Aurora

To be added soon!

Austin Nuss

FWC Crew Leader – Aurora

To be added soon!

David Nuss

FWC Production Manager – Aurora

To be added soon!

Connie Slack

Corporate Office Assistant

Bio Coming soon!

Tanya Wegner

Office Manager

Hello, I am the Office Manager for Tillotson Enterprises.  My accounting and tax background spans 25 years.  I enjoy each day I am here. Not just the job I am doing, but the people I work with.  Tillotson is a company that cares about their customers and their employees.  Tillotson takes pride in their work and makes sure each customer is not just satisfied, but would hire us again.  Here at Tillotson we are a family.  On a personal note, I grew up in Ohio, but have been in Kearney almost 14 years.  I have two amazing kids and am very active in the community.  I love college football, of course THE Ohio State University.

 

Kurt Westerbuhr

Sr. Coatings & Foam Crew Leader – Kearney

Hi, I am a Senior Coatings & Foam Crew Leader at the Kearney branch. I have been working for Tillotson since 2012. Since working with Tillotson’s I have gained certifications including, SPFA, PCP Certified, First Aid & CPR, 30 Hour OSHA, Forklift and Aerial boom lift Certified, Respiratory Protection, and Air Barrier Association Certified. I am from Kearney Nebraska, and have my degree in Construction Management from UNK. I enjoy the variety my job offers, I get to enjoy working outside at different locations. It’s definitely not like showing up to an office everyday. Outside of work I enjoy golfing, fishing and sporting events.

Dan Zysset

Salesman – Lincoln

Hello, my name is Dan. Prior to working for Tillotson Enterprises, I had spent 25 years in machine and building maintenance and 17 years as the facility maintenance supervisor for a window manufacturing company. I was a customer of Tillotson Enterprises before I became an employee. I spent a lot of time researching and learning about many different types of roofing systems for the company I worked for, and finally chose Tillotson Enterprises as the contractor to install a new roof on our building. Through that research, and with the additional training I have received since joining Tillotson Enterprises, I have gained a great deal of knowledge and experience about roofing and insulation systems and repair. I was able to observe first-hand the quality of the products, the attention to detail, and the desire to satisfy the customer that Tillotson Enterprises is known for. Several years later, I was given the opportunity to join the company to start the Lincoln branch office. I enjoy working for a company that sees you as an important part of their success and is willing to give you the training and tools you need to succeed both personally and professionally.

Accomplishments
  • 30 Hour OSHA
  • CPR
  • SPFA (Classes)
    • Fundamentals of Spray Polyurethane Foam
    • Fundamentals of Spray Polyurethane Foam & Covering
    • Roofing prerequisites for the SPF industry
    • Foam Mechanics Course
  • First Aid
  • Respiratory Protection training
  • Annual Safety Training
  • Powered Mobile Equipment (Fork Lift)
  • Foam Enterprises, Inc Technology Training Center Foam Mechanic Class
  • Conklin Warranty Training

Justin Zysset

Production Manager & Salesman – Lincoln

I have been working for Tillotson since 2009. I grew up in Brainard, NE and received my Bachelor’s Degree from Doane College. Some things that I love about my job are getting to work with a variety of people on a daily basis and the challenge that now two days are the same. Tillotson has helped me gain certifications that allow me to be more effective in my career, including, SPFA certifications for roofing and insulation, and ABAA certification. My hobbies outside of work include Trap shooting, hunting and gardening.

Accomplishements
  • First Aid
  • ABAA (Air Barrier Association of America)
  • 30 Hour OSHA
  • Powered Mobile Equipment (Fork Lift)
  • CPR
  • Respiratory Protection training
  • Annual Safety Training
  • SPFA (Classes)
    • Fundamentals of Spray Polyurethane Foam
    • Fundamentals of Spray Polyurethane Foam & Covering
    • Roofing prerequisites for the SPF industry
    • Foam Mechanics Course

Tillotson Enterprises Team

  Occasionally we take some time to have a little fun at our Kearney office.  Here are a few pictures from our 2017 Christmas Party.  Food, games, gifts and a trip to the Sleuth Escape Rooms.  

Tillotson Enterprises, Inc.

Kearney Shop Address

2069 25 Rd Kearney, Ne 68847

Phone: 308-234-6685 Toll Free - 800-643-5731 Fax:308-237-1006  

 

 

Tillotson Enterprises, Inc.

Mailing Address

715 Huron Drive

Kearney, NE 68847

 

Tillotson Enterprises, Inc.

Lincoln Shop Address

8000 Fletcher Ave, Suite 100 Lincoln, NE 68507

Phone: 402-466-7038 Fax:402-466-0305  

Tillotson Enterprises, Inc.

Aurora  Shop Address

1311 Wilson Street

Aurora, NE 68818

Phone: 402-694-4770