Dale Nelson is the President of Roof Hugger, LLC. Tampa, FL. He was one of the founding partners of Roof Hugger, in 1991. Roof Hugger was acquired by the LSI Group, Logansport, IN in 2016. Roof Hugger is a nationally recognized manufacturer of retro-fit framing systems for existing metal roofed buildings.
Dale holds Florida Real Estate Brokers License and a Class-A Florida Contractors License. He has been in general contracting since 1973; constructing commercial and industrial buildings of all construction types, including wood column & beam, masonry, formed & poured, tilt- wall, but specialized in pre-engineered steel buildings.
He been involved in numerous wind uplift evaluations including testing at the FIU Wall of Wind, wind tunnel, IBHS Wind Tunnel, University of Western Ontario simulated Wind Tunnel Testing. He has served as Chairman MCA 2014 – 2016, Metal Construction Hall of Fame Honoree 2019, MBMA Innovation Award Winner 2014 and 2020.