Indianapolis Roofing Company

Our promise is to deliver quality, integrity, and knowledge as we foster relationships with an open heart.

We know that you’ll be satisfied dealing with a roofing company that will treat you the way you want to be treated. OpenBox Roofing provides quality roofing work with an unmatched code of ethics.

Leadership Team

Brody

Brody

Chief Barketing Officer

As the Chief Barketing Officer, Brody spends his days getting lots of belly scratches, taking long naps, and just being all around the goodest boy.

Tom Sovich

Tom Sovich

Co-Owner

What is your official job title at OpenBox?

Co-Owner/Sales Manager

How long have you been working with OpenBox?

Since it opened in March of 2021

Skills and responsibilities:

Skills – product knowledge, proper install techniques, training, insurance claims specialist, sales & production experience.

Responsibilities – Sales Manager, assist with production, motivate the team.

What are some things you really enjoy working on at OpenBox?

I enjoy working with our team and customers in the day to day business.

Where did you grow up?

Crown Point, IN

Where did you attend college and what did you study?

I attended Purdue Calumet briefly for construction management and realized college wasn’t for me.

What are some of your hobbies? What do you enjoy doing in your free time?

I enjoy spending time with my fiancé Megan & my family. I love to golf and work out!

Favorite sports teams?

Chicago Bears & Notre Dame

Spouse/children/pets:

Soon to be spouse – Megan Hughes

Pet – Brody Hughes

Aside from friends, family, and anyone important in your life, what’s one thing that would be impossible for you to give up?

Caffeine – definitely couldn’t function with out copious amounts of caffeine

What is your favorite food?

Pizza & Chocolate

What is your favorite television show?

New Girl

How would everyone at OpenBox describe you?

Hardworking, driven, leader, knowledgeable, fun and easy to work with.

Josh Mullins

Josh Mullins

Co-Owner

What is your official job title at OpenBox?

Co-Owner

How long have you been working with OpenBox?

Since Day 1, we launched in mid March, 2021.

Skills and responsibilities:

Along with Tom, I oversee all operations at OpenBox. My primary responsibilities are to work with our suppliers, oversee our staff and help our team with whatever comes up. I handle all of our behind the scene work for our business.

What are some things you really enjoy working on at OpenBox?

We’ve been able to build a business that I am proud of! I feel great each morning when I come into the office. I feel proud of employees each week when we have our team meeting and hear about their successes. We have a great team and we have a great environment and I really enjoy what we’ve built!

Where did you grow up?

I grew up on the east side of Indianapolis. I went away for college but I am now raising my family on the east side with my wife. We have many close friends and family on the east side.

Where did you go to college and what did you study?

I went to Ball State University and majored in Sport Administration and Management.

What are some of your hobbies? What do you enjoy doing in your free time?

We are an outdoor family! We are either camping, boating or at the kids events and even in our free time we still do things as a family. Our kids are very active and we live a pretty active lifestyle. We stay very busy and we have a lot of fun!

Favorite sports teams?

Love the Colts, the Pacers, even though they’re hard to watch lately and I follow Notre Dame in all sports, Cincinnati Reds and the Detroit Red Wings a little bit.

Spouse/children:

My wife is Dana Mullins and she’s been 1,000% supportive and encouraging since the topic of starting our own business ever came up. I would’ve never taken this leap if it weren’t for her belief in me. My children are Hadley (9, turning 10 in February) Brandt (7, turning 8 in August) and Graham (4, turning 5 in January). They think it is the coolest thing that we have a business and they all get excited if they see one of our trucks on the road. They’re my motivation.

Aside from friends, family, and anyone important in your life, what’s one thing that would be impossible for you to give up?

Pizza!! Impossible, don’t even want to think about giving up Pizza. Good pizza and an Old Fashioned is the way to my heart.

What is your favorite food?

My wife bought me a Traeger grill for Fathers Day a year or so ago so basically anything I cook on that is my favorite food….and pizza.

What is your favorite television show?

Not really a show, but I watch lots of shows on the Discovery Channel and the History Channel. I like to learn about our past and about other areas of the world and some of the things they showcase are fascinating to me.

How would everyone at OpenBox describe you?

I’d be afraid to ask but I hope as a good leader, fun to be around and knowledgable and helpful.

Operations Team

Melissa Mestetsky

Melissa Mestetsky

Director of Operations

What is your official job title at OpenBox?

Director of Operations

How long have you been working with OpenBox?

I began working with OpenBox Roofing June 1st 2021. I was Tom and Josh’s first employee.

Skills and responsibilities:

I am responsible for running production. This means I communicate and schedule with our homeowners, suppliers, and crews to ensure the install runs smoothly.

What are some things you really enjoy working on at OpenBox?

I love our company culture. Each employee has respect for one another and values what they bring to the table. OpenBox Roofing truly defines integrity. It is refreshing to work for a company that does that right thing even when the customer is not there to see.

Where did you grow up?

I grew up in Zionsville, IN

Where did you go to college and what did you study?

I attended IUPUI where I studied political science and nursing.

What are some of your hobbies? What do you enjoy doing in your free time?

I enjoy attending conferences and seminars to continue to learn how to become a better leader. I am currently the Co Chair for National Women in Roofing Indy Chapter. I enjoy helping others reach their goals and meeting new faces in the industry.

Favorite sports teams?

Colts fan 🙂

Spouse/children:

I am married and have 2 sons.

Aside from friends, family, and anyone important in your life, what’s one thing that would be impossible for you to give up?

If you know me, you know I have a secret stash of sour candy hiding…..

What is your favorite food?

Tacos and chicken wings

What is your favorite television show?

Peaky Blinders, Bobs Burgers, Real Housewives

How would everyone at OpenBox describe you?

They would describe me as tall, very quiet, and go with the flow. LOL kidding. I think they would describe me as determined, compassionate, and a go getter.

Megan Hughes

Megan Hughes

Operations Manager

What is your official job title at OpenBox?

Operations Manager

How long have you been working with OpenBox?

I have been a part of OpenBox from the beginning but it wasn’t until January of 2022 that I left my career within the Food & Beverage industry & officially joined the team full-time.

Skills and responsibilities:

Skills – Customer Service, Business Development, Brand Management, Organizational Leadership.

Responsibilities in both the Operational & Administrative sides. Responsible for A/R as well as manage Business Development, Brand Management, Organize and manage our community outreach through sponsorships and strategic partnerships.

What are some things you really enjoy working on at OpenBox?

I absolutely love our culture and the opportunities to meet so many new people.

It feels good to be surrounded by a team who genuinely cares about one another just as much as each homeowner we get the chance to work with.

Where did you grow up?

Zionsville, IN

Where did you go to college and what did you study?

University of Kentucky

What are some of your hobbies? What do you enjoy doing in your free time?

Spending time with the people I care about & I love to cook.

Spouse/children/pets:

Chief Barketing Officer Brody Hughes & my fiancée Tom Sovich. Proud of Tom and the company he has built. We wouldn’t be where we are today without our CBO Brody – He has 56 wise dog years of experience.

Aside from friends, family, and anyone important in your life, what’s one thing that would be impossible for you to give up?

Caffeine! Whatever you do, don’t take away my coffee!

What is your favorite food?

A sucker for good Carpaccio, Cochinitas, Tacos & Pizza!

What is your favorite television show?

Law & Order SVU & Law & Order Organized Crime without a doubt

How would everyone at OpenBox describe you?

Authentic, Positive & ambitious leader.

Production Team

Kyle McBride

Kyle McBride

Project Manager

What is your official job title at OpenBox?

Project Manager

How long have you been working with OpenBox?

1 year

Skills and responsibilities:

My main job is to search out and educate homeowners on their roofing needs to prevent them from having issues. Most homeowners have no idea that their roof has been damaged. I also make sure the job runs smoothly and that the homeowners are happy with the process from beginning to end.

What are some things you really enjoy working on at OpenBox?

I really enjoy the people and the atmosphere. It’s a great team oriented place to work that also gives you the flexibility to not miss out on any of your kids or family events.

Where did you grow up?

Russellville, Indiana

Where did you go to college and what did you study?

IUPUI studying Tourism Convention Event Management

What are some of your hobbies? What do you enjoy doing in your free time?

I enjoy spending time with my kids, cooking and spending time outdoors.

Favorite sports teams?

Indiana Hoosiers, St Louis Cardinals and Indianapolis Colts

Spouse/children:

I am married to Katie McBride and we have two children, Briggs and Raelyn.

Aside from friends, family, and anyone important in your life, what’s one thing that would be impossible for you to give up?

I don’t think I could give up apple pie its delicious!

What is your favorite food?

Cheeseburgers

What is your favorite television show?

I don’t really have one all I watch is what my kids watch so I can tell you all about Peppa Pig or Wolfoo.

How would everyone at OpenBox describe you?

Fun out going and unable to work a rachet strap!

Donny Freeman

Repair Manager

What is your official job title at OpenBox?

Repair Manager

How long have you been working with OpenBox?

1 year

Skills and responsibilities:

Assess repairs and scope of work, inspect roofing systems, give homeowners guidance on how to maintain/fix issues.

What are some things you really enjoy working on at OpenBox?

Culture and work/life balance.

Where did you grow up?

Danville, IN

Where did you go to college and what did you study?

Illinois State University – Business

What are some of your hobbies? What do you enjoy doing in your free time?

Woodworking and spending time outdoors.

Spouse/children:

My wife Sarah and kids, Leila, Danny and Axel.

Aside from friends, family, and anyone important in your life, what’s one thing that would be impossible for you to give up?

Beer!!

What is your favorite food?

Pizza or a good Reuben.

What is your favorite television show?

Seinfeld

How would everyone at OpenBox describe you?

A waste of life…

Hunter Reese

Field Supervisor

What is your official job title at OpenBox?

Field Manager

How long have you been working with OpenBox?

4 months

Skills and responsibilities:

Making sure material gets to the proper job sites in a timely manner as well as making sure jobs are running smoothly and offering my support when needed.

What are some things you really enjoy working on at OpenBox?

I really enjoy being around the team that I work with and having the opportunity to learn from them.

Where did you grow up?

Indianapolis, IN

Where did you go to college and what did you study?

University of TCOB

What are some of your hobbies? What do you enjoy doing in your free time?

Whenever I can I spend my time composing and producing music/writing songs.

Favorite sports teams?

Shanghai Sharks

Aside from friends, family, and anyone important in your life, what’s one thing that would be impossible for you to give up?

Composing and writing music, and my drams for my future.

What is your favorite food?

Chinese Hot Pot

What is your favorite television show?

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure

How would everyone at OpenBox describe you?

I’m a yes man and I ride for my team.

Bill Babcock

Bill Babcock

Project Manager

What is your official job title at OpenBox?

Project Manager

How long have you been working with OpenBox?

Since February of 2022

Skills and responsibilities:

Skills:

  • Customer service expert
  • Analytical expert

Responsibilities

  • Building rapport with customers
  • Detail analysis of situations
  • Report building
  • Develop quotes that make sense to the customer
  • Present and educate the customer on roofing systems
  • Make the customer feel apart of the roofing decision and comfortable with moving the project to production

What are some things you really enjoy working on at OpenBox?

  • Flexibility, creating own schedule
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Benefits (company vehicle, gas, tools)
  • Cohesiveness of the team. Always willing to help when needed.
  • Constructive, support group from leadership and office personnel

Where did you grow up?

Elizabeth, IN. A small town across the river from Louisville and just south of Corydon.

Where did you go to college and what did you study?

Indiana State University – Risk Management and Insurance

What are some of your hobbies? What do you enjoy doing in your free time?

Board games with friends and neighbors.

Being at a baseball/softball field, even if my kids aren’t playing. Just being around the atmosphere and watching young kids play the greatest sport ever is amazing.

Favorite sports teams?

IU basketball/football & Cincinnati Bengals

Spouse/children:

Sarah Babcock

Kids

  • Elliott Babcock – 15 yrs old
  • Paxton Babcock – 11 yrs old
  • Harper Babcock – 7 yrs old

Aside from friends, family, and anyone important in your life, what’s one thing that would be impossible for you to give up?

  • Sports on TV
  • Games on my phone to kill time

What is your favorite food?

Anything that was once alive. Keep the sushi away from me!!!!

What is your favorite television show?

Friends – I can put that on at night, close my eyes, and just listen to it. I have seen every episode so many times that I can visualize it while falling asleep.

How would everyone at OpenBox describe you?

Probably quiet and reserved, almost too business like at times. Always willing to do what is needed. Reliable, patient, and perseverant.