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The Roofing Dog Crew

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The Roofing Dog Crew is comprised of roofing professionals certified in roof installation. You will receive the craftmanship from long-term employees that have satisfied many other homeowners just like you. We do not have any subcontracted workers. Some of our staff members include:

T.J. Bottom
Dustin Ault
Dustin Newton
Chris Magrini
Jerrett Merrill
Chandler Merrill


Craig Swanson

Craig and Family
  • Craig Swanson is younger brother to owner Cory Swanson.
  • Pictured with Craig are his wife Natalie and sons – Luke and Owen.
  • Craig has helped build Swanson’s Roofing from the very beginning in 1996.
  • Through the years Craig has developed into a jobsite foreman and a company representive for Swanson’s Roofing at public relations events.
  • Craig’s hobbies include playing recreational sports including basketball and softball.

Chris Magrini

Chris and Family
  • Chris Magrini, pictured with his wife Heather, Daughters Corrie and Abby and Sons Dominic and Dawson
  • Chris has been with Swanson’s Roofing since 1999.
  • Chris handles a lot of the carpentry work onsite, along with leading the metal roofing crew.
  • Chris’ main interest are hunting, fishing and being involved with his children’s sports.

Chandlar Merrill

Chandlar and Family
  • Pictured with Chandlar Merill is his wife Amanda, Son Kalub and daughter Cassidy.
  • Chandlar has been employed with Swanson’s Roofing
    since 2009.
  • Chandlar is brothers with employee Jerrett Merill.
  • Chandlar’s hobbies include hunting and fishing.
  • His favorite activity is coaching baseball for his son’s teams.

Dustin Newton

Dustin and Family
  • Dustin Newton and his wife Kindra are pictured with their 2 daughters.
  • Dustin has been employed with Swanson’s Roofing since 2006.
  • Dustin is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University.
  • Dustin and his family currently live in Mahomet, Illinois.

Jerrett Merril

Jerrett and Family
  • Jerrett Merrill has been an employee of Swanson’s Roofing since 2007.
  • Pictured with Jerrett is his wife Christie and their children.
  • Jerrett’s hobbies include fishing and spending time with his children.
  • Jerrett and his family currently live in Rantoul, Illinois.

Jesse Gustafson

Jessee and Family
  • Jesse has been employeed with Swanson’s Roofing since 2009.
  • Pictured with Jesse are his wife Casey and their daughter JeNae.
  • Jesse is a resident of Rantoul, Illinois.
  • Some of his hobbies include hunting and fishing.
  • Jesse is a valuable team member of The Roofing Dog Crew!

Ryan Gream

Jessee and Family
  • Ryan has been employeed with Swanson’s Roofing since 2009.
  • Ryan Gream, pictured with wife Ashley and children.
  • He enjoys wrestling and being involved with his son’s youth sports.