Jeff L. Rankin, President
Jeff is a native of Western Washington and has been a resident of Gig Harbor for more than 20 Years. He has been in the roofing industry for more than 24 years. Jeff is passionate about the relationships he has with his staff, vendors, and clients alike, and continues to try and improve on an already exceptional team of professionals at CRS, Inc.
Jeff is a member of The National Roofing Contractor’s Association, The Construction Specifications Institute, National Association of Home Builders, GAF Best Practices Group, and the CT Professional Roofing Advisory Council, among several other trade and industry organizations.
Jeff is a licensed EPA/AHERA Building Inspector (#1066352), and continues to perform Asbestos Containing Materials surveys on behalf CRS Clientele.
Jeff’s passions are many, but none greater than his family. His wife, Belinda, and two young daughters are the source of his greatest joy. Jeff and his brother/business partner, Steve Rankin, enjoy an exceptionally close relationship, inside and outside of the office.
Outside of the roofing industry Jeff is an emphatic and experienced Alpine Skier and remains a member of the Professional Ski Instructors of America. Jeff is a USSF Licensed Youth Soccer coach and currently coaches Girls U-10 and a Girls U-16 Soccer teams with the Harbor Premier & Harbor Soccer Club Teams.
Steve Rankin, Owner/Vice President & Project
Manager for the Low Slope Division and our Architectural Sheetmetal Division
Steve has extensive experience in roofing, entering the field at just 17 years old. After spending two years learning wood framing for multi-family buildings, he was hired on at a large roofing company in Tacoma where he worked as a field superintendent. He and his brother, Jeff, entered the roofing business together in 1992, working out of Jeff’s garage with only two trucks, two ladders, and one air compressor.
Steve is Vice President and Senior Project Manager for CRS. He manages both the Low Slope Roofing and The Architectural Metal Division(s). He strives for excellence in every aspect of his projects and teaches his employees the importance of attention to detail. He is compassionate about his employees, his customers, and is adamant about doing a job right the first time.
Steve also oversees the Companywide Accident Prevention and Fall protection programs for CRS, and has been instrumental in one of the safest working companies in the industry. CRS currently enjoys one of the lowest experience ratings in their Industry classifications.
Steve is an EPA/AHERA Certified ACM Building Inspector (#108793) and provides surveys and testing services for CRS clientele.
Steve is married and has two beautiful girls. He enjoys spending time with his family, snowmobiling, dirt biking, and woodworking.
Victor Barajas, Steep Slope/Architectural Shingle Division Project Manager
Victor has worked for CRS for 11 years. He entered the field as a composition roofer and has worked his way up to project management for the Steep Slope/Architectural Shingle Division of
Born in Mexico and raised in Bakersfield, California, Victor moved to Washington 15 years ago where he met his wife. They’ve been married 14 years. Victor enjoys cycling and is often found participating in local races and Seattle/Portland rides. He enjoys family gatherings and movie nights with his wife and two children.
Denise Hux, Full-Charge Bookkeeper
Denise is a native Washingtonian and has lived in Gig Harbor for 7 years. She has over 25 years of experience working in the construction industry and all accounting functions. She has improved accounting operations and is focused on producing results. Denise sets high standards for herself, encourages others to do the same, and likes being challenged. She enjoys bringing order and beauty to the construction office.
Denise is an avid gardener and cook and enjoys entertaining with her friends and family. Boating and relaxing on the water is also one of her favorite things to do.