Marquis Top Business and Financial Professionals

Adam Rought

Title: Owner
Company: Green Shield Deck Builders
Location: Kentwood, Michigan, United States

Adam Rought, owner of Green Shield Deck Builders, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Business Owners for dedication, achievements, and leadership in construction.

With multiple years of experience to his credit, Mr. Rought has excelled as owner of Green Shield Deck Builders since 2019. In his role, he negotiates prices with vendors and consults with production managers on daily installations to preemptively address and resolve potential customer issues. He conducts meetings for all departments and visits job sites to monitor ongoing projects. During his career, he worked as a property claims adjuster in the insurance industry of Texas, operated a home inspection company, and was active in the real estate sector. He found success as the owner of Redbox+ of Grand Rapids, Michigan since 2022.

Before embarking on his professional path, Mr. Rought graduated from high school and completed college coursework. He is licensed as a real estate agent. Beyond his responsibilities within the field, he has participated in numerous endeavors outside of his professional circles. His company has undertaken pro bono projects, including constructing ramps for veterans, families, and individuals with mobility issues. Additionally, the firm is set to launch “Fred’s Friends,” a campaign benefiting animal shelters.

In light of his impressive undertakings, Mr. Rought has accrued several accolades throughout his career. He was recognized as Deck Specialist of the Year by Deck Specialists Magazine and was a featured guest on the Trades Podcast hosted by Jeff Mudd and DJ Danny in 2023. He takes great pride in the extensive volume of installation projects undertaken by Green Shield Deck Builders. His firm delivers an average of eight decks daily, a figure four times larger than the most prominent deck builders. Green Shield Deck Builders is poised to exceed the production scale of a deck-building franchise with 40 locations.

Mr. Rought’s tenure in the insurance industry catalyzed his venture into entrepreneurship. His resilience and adaptability led to his triumph as a buyer’s agent in the real estate domain. It was during this phase that he crossed paths with his future business partner, marking the inception of Green Shield Deck Builders. In its first year of operations, the company achieved a remarkable milestone by generating $1 million in revenue. In the immediate future, he envisions the firm expanding into a regional multi-state presence and generating an anticipated annual revenue nearing $1 billion.

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