Jake Stout, owner, has installed over 12,000 roofs.
A graduate of the University of Washington (BA Environmental Studies and Geography, and a Masteru2019s degree in Communication in Digital Media), Jake pioneered roof recycling in the Northwest and was the first to promote environmentally-safe roof preservative treatments.
Working with the WA Department of Transportation to initiate the recycling of composition shingles into asphalt road base, his efforts were endorsed by Governor Booth Gardner.
An avid outdoorsman, Jake has spent a cumulative of over two years in the woods and mountains on trips and expeditions. He was a member of the smallest and youngest team to attempt Denali, and owned and operated Adirondack Adventures which took students on 30 day trips teaching them whitewater, rock climbing, wilderness and survival skills.
He also owned and operated ICE-9 Expeditions, in which he led collegiate rowers (including members of the Canadian National rowing team) on rowing, rafting and kayaking adventures down the Homathko River and Bute Inlet of British Columbia.
Jake designed and built a log cabin, a hot air balloon and Rogollo wing hang glider before he was 20 . His solo climbs include Mt. Rainier, Liberty Bell, Orizaba and Wallface. He has been a certified skydiver, pilot (former owner of a 1947 Stinson 108) a PADI diver, and former member of Everett Crew.
He currently competes in sailing races and regularly sails the 70 foot cutter JOSS singlehanded on Puget Sound. The JOSS is an ultralight displacement boat which held the race record from Los Angeles to Puerto Vallarta (1100 miles) for 22 years.
Jakeu2019s daughter, Mackenzie, is a graduate of the University of Washington and the Seattle University Law School (with honors). She is currently a corporate attorney for T Mobile.