Dovetail Roofing was established in 2005 and is owned and operated by John Barta and Aaron Becker. Both John and Aaron were raised primarily in North Topeka and have chosen to keep their families in the area. They take pride in being a part of the community.
John Barta was born in Lacrosse, KS. He moved around the state of Kansas while growing up and graduated from Hays High School. After attending one year at Fort Hays State he began roofing and then went to the Marine Corps. While in the Marine Corps as a field radio operator he earned a Navy Achievement Medal and Good Conduct Medal. He was Honorably Discharged in 1995. John attended Pittsburg State University, graduating in 1999. John graduated top ten in his class of Automotive Technology with the honor of being on the National Dean’s Honor Roll. John went to Detroit, MI to work with Ford Motor Company. He returned to roofing in the spring of 2000 and started Dovetail Roofing in the spring of 2005. John has been married to Julie since 2000. They have three children. John enjoys spending time outdoors and riding atvs.
Aaron grew up in Topeka and graduated from Seaman High School. After attending K-State Aaron moved back to Topeka and started his roofing career. He has been in the industry for over 20 years. Aaron and his wife Alison have 3 daughters in the Seaman school district. Aaron enjoys Royals baseball and spending time at the lake with his family and friends.
Sales, Project Manager
Bruce joined Dovetail Roofing in 2011. He started as a laborer and has worked his way up to foreman and now is a project manager. Bruce has been trained in every aspect of roofing by John and Aaron. He is very meticulous in the way he approaches a job from the first meeting with a customer to the final inspection of a completed project. Bruce enjoys watching his Royals, Chiefs and Jayhawks.
Julie grew up in Southeast Kansas and earned a degree in elementary education from Pittsburg State University. She moved to Topeka, married John and has been blessed with 3 children. Julie spent 13 years teaching 3rd grade at Most Pure Heart of Mary School. In 2013, she left teaching to devote more time to her family and Dovetail Roofing. She works in the office part-time. Julie enjoys reading, volunteering at school, and spending time outdoors with her family.
Sales, Project Manager
Scott is a Seaman graduate. He first joined Dovetail Roofing in 2011. His roles here have been laborer, installer, and now roofing estimator, sales, and project manager. Scott enjoys hiking, kayaking and spending time with friends.
Kyle is a graduate from Seaman High School. He first came to Dovetail Roofing in 2012. His duties here have been laborer, installer, estimator, and repair diagnostic technician. In his spare time Kyle enjoys being outdoors and competing in tractor pulling competitions.
Jerry joined Dovetail Roofing in 2006. He is a veteran roofer who has worn many hats here including roofer, foreman, and repair technician. He has been on roofs most of his life. He enjoys motorcycle rides and spending time with friends and family.
are the heartbeat of our operation