Douglas Kirberg Retires After Nearly 50 Years in the Roofing Industry
Published June 9, 0731
Through his decades of service to Kirberg Company, Douglas Kirberg has continued the legacy of his grandfather, Charles Kirberg, who began Kirberg Company in 1920.
Douglas Kirberg, Chairman and former President of Kirberg Company has retired after nearly 50 years in the roofing industry. Kirberg Company is one of the Midwest's oldest commercial roofing companies, with two offices in Missouri and one office in Kansas City, Kansas. Through his many years of service to Kirberg Company, Douglas Kirberg has helped to continue the legacy of his grandfather, Charles Kirberg, who began Kirberg Company in 1920.
Under Douglas Kirberg's leadership, Kirberg Company received a number of awards including the Mississippi Valley Family Business of the Year Award; the Construction Keystone Award for Project of the Year; and the Associated General Contractors of St. Louis's - Specialty Contractor of the Year, National Roofing Contractors Association Gold Circle Award for service to the Community. Kirberg Company was also a five-time recipient of the American Subcontractors Association's Safety Award.
Douglas Kirberg also insisted that Kirberg Company be an active corporate citizen, supporting a wide variety of civic causes including Scouting for Food, the YMCA, Habitat for Humanity, and the Barnes-Jewish Hospital Foundation, of which Douglas Kirberg was a board member. Camp Wyman always was his most cherished cause and through his efforts over the past 30 years, he has raised over $1,000,000.
Now at the helm of Kirberg Company is Douglas Kirberg's son, Eric Kirberg, who succeeded his father as the fourth-generation President of Kirberg Company in August, 2012.