Get to Know the Team at Riley Hays Roofing & Construction

Below you can get to know a little bit about the people that make up the hard working and dedicated team at Riley Roofing & Construction.

*This page only includes the bios of the core members of the Riley Hays team. Special thank yous go out to any contractors not listed that help to provide the quality service that RH prides themselves on.*


501-747-1400   |   13423 Kanis Road, Little Rock, Arkansas 72211

Riley Hays & Sarah Kirk Hays


Riley & Sarah Hays have always had a passion for helping others. Both received their Bachelor degrees from Oklahoma State University and have deep roots in the state of Arkansas.  While Sarah was pursuing her Doctorate degree in Chicago, Riley was a licensed insurance adjuster, which helped him gain valuable knowledge he utilizes today in his company. Riley has been in the Roofing Industry for over 12 years and always strives for excellence on his projects. Riley & Sarah have a 4-year-old daughter, Hadley Grace and they reside in Little Rock.  They are very active in their community and enjoy outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing and bike riding.  They believe family, faith and hard work are the most important core values to running a successful business.

Jared Riley

Account Manager

Jared joined the team at Riley Hays Roofing in 2015. He has 12 years experience in the roofing and construction industries. He has a passion for his work and in developing lasting relationships with his customers. He enjoys the challenges of this industry, and especially enjoys complex tasks associated with custom roof systems of all types. He was raised in the construction industry, and hopes to continue the traditions of “old school” quality and craftsmanship that his father instilled in him. When he is not working, Jared enjoys nothing more than quality time with his family. He also enjoys any/ all outdoor activities that the Natural State has to offer.

Zac Cottrel

Account Manager

Zac joined Riley Hays Roofing in the fall of 2013. He has an extensive background in the roofing industry with over 10 years of experience. Zac learned the roofing trade from his Grandfather when he was just a teenager. Zac is the proud father of three children. When he is not working Zac enjoys hunting, fishing, ATV riding, and spending time with his family.

John Covrig

Project Supervisor

When John joined Riley Hays in 2016, he brought 30 years of roofing experience to the team. Born in sunny California, he gained most of his roofing experience out west, where he specialized in tile and other specialty roofing systems. John takes pride in doing things the right way, solving complex roofing challenges, and ensuring his customers are happy. In his free time, he loves going to the gym, water sports, hiking, and hanging out with his grandson and girlfriend, Emily.

Elizabeth Bello

Office Manager

Elizabeth (Liz) joined Riley Hays Roofing in the summer of 2016. She has an ample experience in customer service. She has a degree in Associates of Health Science and plans to return to Nursing School in the near future. When Liz is not working she enjoys spending time with her husband and their 2-year-old daughter doing outdoor activities.

Joshua Swayze

Repair Specialist

Joshua has been with the Riley Hays Team for 2 years. He served in the Arkansas Army National Guard for 9 years including deployments to Iraq. He has a 10 yr old son that he spends most of his free time with. He also enjoys Arkansas Razorback sports, fishing and other outdoor activities.

Wayne Robinson

Field Support

Wayne started with Riley Hays Roofing in the spring of 2018. He is a proud father of 3 boys, and has been happily married for 16 years. Wayne enjoys wood working and hanging out with his family in his free time.

Sarah Kelley

Office Manager

Sarah began working for Riley in the summer of 2018. Originally from Idaho, she moved to Arkansas in 2017. She is happily married to Tyler, who is part of the bomb squad for the Air Force. She enjoys DIY projects, reading, and hanging out with her dogs in her free time.