Our Team

Donald DePriest, president of Renaissance Roofing

Donald DePriest


Don, along with his wife Karen, founded Renaissance Roofing, Inc. in 1996 after they realized the need for a high-quality roofing contractor in our area. Don continues to lead and grow Renaissance Roofing, Inc. This drive has made Renaissance Roofing, Inc. what it is today. Don has extensive roofing industry expertise with installing new roof systems, leak investigations, along with proper ventilation and insulation industry requirements. Don enjoys working with homeowners to solve their roofing problems and will visit most projects while in progress to monitor quality roofing installation.

Karen DePriest, vice president of Renaissance Roofing

Karen DePriest


Karen’s primary function is managing the accounting and human resources of Renaissance Roofing, Inc. Karen has an extensive accounting background and will oversee all accounting and human resources responsibilities. Karen also manages the scheduling of the roofing projects and she enjoys working with customers on their scheduling needs.

Robby Upchurch, superintendent for Renaissance Roofing

Robby Upchurch


Robby has significant experience within the construction industry. Before joining the Renaissance Roofing team, he spent several years in new construction with expertise in framing, roofing and all general areas of new construction. Robby has been with us for over ten years and leads our roofing crews. His knowledge of the roofing system is extensive.


Michael Messenger, foreman of Renaissance Roofing

Michael Messenger


Michael joined our team almost ten years ago as a roofing laborer.  We recognized early that Michael was eager to learn the roofing trade.  He rose quickly from a ground laborer to becoming one of our expert shingle installers.  In 2017, Michael was promoted to Foreman.  Customers enjoy engaging with him due to his pleasant nature and knowledge of the roofing installation and repair process.


Donald DePriest, president of Renaissance Roofing

Trish Oppelt 

Office and Customer Relations Assistant 

When you call Renaissance Roofing Inc. the friendly voice on the phone is Trish. She joined our team in fall of 2022 and is currently pursuing a degree in business. Along with various office functions, Trish is going to assist Renaissance Roofing inc. in focusing on growing our social media presence.


Call Renaissance Roofing, Inc. today at (734) 495-0996 or request an estimate from Washtenaw County’s premier roofing service!


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