Chuck Wagner is 68 years old and is a third generation Washingtonian. He graduated from St. John’s High School and LaSalle University, where he received a B.S. Degree in Business Administration.
Currently, Chuck is President of Wagner Roofing Company. Wagner Roofing was established in 1914 by his grandfather, Otto Wagner. Otto died in 1937 and the company was operated by Jack Saunders Wagner, Chuck’s father, until 1962. At that time Chuck and his brother, Jack, managed the company until 1991. In 1991, Chuck became President and CEO.
The office is now located at 4909 46th Avenue, Hyattsville, Maryland. Wagner Roofing Company specializes in historic restoration of churches, government buildings, schools, and residential properties. The business has a large sheet metal shop and warehouse and provides custom metal fabrication. The Company performs repair and re-roofing of slate, tile, copper as well as modified and single ply roofing.
In 2014 Wagner Roofing Company will celebrate its 100 year anniversary.
Chuck was instrumental in securing and managing roofing projects such as the Franklin School, Tudor Place, Folger Building, The National Cathedral, the Maryland State House, Lincoln Cottage, The Department of Justice, the Smithsonian Castle, the Old Post Office Building, 6th & I Street Historical Synagogue, Mahan Hall at the Naval Academy, Chapel Hall at Galluadet University, Healy Hall at Georgetown University.
Civic, Charitable Activities and Awards
Chuck is a member of Congressional Country Club, Burning Tree Club and Ocean Reef Club.
Memberships include Architectural Commission for the Episcopal Church Diocese, National Roofing Contractors Association, Mid Atlantic Roofing Contractors Association, Tudor Place Foundation, the National Building Museum, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, District of Columbia Preservation League, and the National Rehabilitation Hospital.
Wagner is active in many community organizations working on behalf of children, veterans and their families, and the homeless. He is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the Early Completion Award at the Military Amputee Training Center, Walter Reed Army Medical Center. His roofing work has also been recognized with several awards including a Merit Award for the Kreeger Museum from the Associated General Contractors; a Gold Circle Award from the National Roofing Contractors Association; a Marvin M. Black Partnering Award for the Robert F. Kennedy Main Justice building; and Subcontractor of the Year from the Associated General Contractors for work at the Department of Justice. Chuck Wagner has participated in educational presentations for the National Building Museum and the Folklife Festival for the Smithsonian Institute.