Robert is a distinguished entrepreneur who has founded, bought, and sold numerous companies across the technology, industrial construction, and financial services industries during a 25-year career. In 2006, following his tenure as Division Controller for Clark Material Handling Company, he founded the Birmingham-based accounting firm Robert Cooper & Associates, LLC. The firm represented small business clients in the areas of formation, tax strategy and compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and growth strategy. In just a decade, Robert Cooper & Associates grew to represent over 150 small businesses located in 10 states, and in 2017, Robert sold the firm to a large financial services company. Prior to selling his accounting business, Robert founded 5 Star Roofing and Restoration, LLC in 2015, and in 2019, 5 Star Roofing and Restoration was named number 116 on “Inc. Magazine’s” list of the 500 fastest growing companies in the country.
A native of Alabama, Robert earned a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he was a member of the Beta Alpha Psi honor society.
Director of Accounting & Finance
I have 10 years of experience in the financial industry as a leader and mentor as well as 2 years in construction accounting.
I am dedicated to meeting and exceeding my team’s financial needs using innovative techniques in budgeting and accounting principles.
I have also volunteered in civil service for 8 years where I assisted in free healthcare support and have been a promoter for community fundraising events while also providing emergency medical care including combating and extinguishing fires.
When I am not working or volunteering, I enjoy working on my farm, raising animals, and gardening.
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
Adam Brook is the Director of Operations at 5 Star Roofing and Restoration and is responsible for overseeing all activities on the production side of the company. Prior to working at 5 Star, Adam was an independent claims adjuster for E.A. Renfroe, and adjusted claims for multiple named storm catastrophes throughout the U.S. Adam attended Farm Bureau Tech (2013) to acquire his Claims Adjuster license and served as a multi-line claims adjuster for Alfa Insurance. After his insurance career, Adam decided to shift his focus toward the roofing world and joined 5 Star Roofing and Restoration in 2015.
Adam is a graduate of the University of Montevallo with a B.S. in Mass Communications and is also a licensed realtor with Keller Williams Realty.
Commercial Roofing Specialist
Landon Brown is a commercial roofing specialist with over 16 years of experience in technical sales, sales management, project management, and building envelope consultation.
He has his B.S. from Auburn University and his J.D. from Birmingham School of Law. His past customers include hospitals, universities, Fortune 500 companies, large industrial facilities, schools, and military installments.
Landon understands that there is no “one size fits all” solution in the roofing industry and likes to use his experience in all types of roofing to find the best solution for each customer.
When not helping our customers, he loves to spend time with his wife and kids traveling, skiing, or anything else outside.