SMACNA-KC Board & Staff

Bob Daly

Kaw Roofing & Sheet Metal, Inc. - President

Bob Daly is President of Kaw Roofing & Sheet Metal, Inc. and has been in the contracting business for over 34 years.  A graduate of Regis University in Denver Colorado, Bob earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a minor in economics.

Throughout his career Bob has been heavily involved in both the Roofing & Sheet Metal Industry. Since 1996 he has served on the Board of Directors for the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) along with various committees including NRCA’s Technical Operations Committee and the Manual Update Committee which is responsible for creating the content of NRCA’s Roofing & Waterproofing Manual. This manual is extensively used and recognized by the design community for both Roofing & Architectural Sheet Metal applications.  In 2007 Bob was elected by his peers to serve as the President of NRCA.  In 2008 Bob testified before a Congressional subcommittee, on behalf of the industries he represents, regarding means to improve the Paperwork Reduction Act for small businesses.

Currently Bob serves on the Insurance Board of Governors for NRCA and is a trustee for Sheet Metal Local 2’s 401-K plan.

Bob Livingston

FLYNN Sellers & Marquis, LP - Immediate Past President

Bob was born and raised in Leavenworth, Kansas, the son of a JE Dunn Superintendent, and was involved in many of his evening and weekend projects.  Bob’s mother retired from Hallmark Cards after a 35+ year career there.

In high school Bob was very active in sports, and as a senior accepted a Scholarship to St. John’s College, where he played one year of Varsity Baseball.  Bob’s true calling, however, was construction and so he transferred to Kansas State University, where they are known to have one of the finest Construction Programs in the country.  Bob graduated from Kansas State in the spring of 1987 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Science & Management.  Bob has also studied Advance Project Management from Arizona State University and most recently pasted the LEED Green Associates exam.

Bob began his career at A. Zahner Sheet Metal, where he spent the next 10 years in sales and project management, with an emphasis in sales.  Bob joined Baker-Smith Sheet Metal (A2MG’s predecessor) in 1997 as Executive Vice President and he has been significantly involved in the growth of the Company.  Bob currently serves as Chief Operating Officer for A2MG.  Bob has a passion for Metal Architecture and has emerged as a leader in the field of Architectural and Ornamental Sheet Metal.

Bob has been involved with several professional organizations including American Subcontractors Association, Certified Professional Estimators Association, Building Enclosure Counsel and SMACNA Association, where he currently serves as an Officer of the Board of Directors.

On a personal note, Bob has two daughters; one married and one living at home.  He enjoys boating, water skiing and playing golf.

CJ Spychalla

SMACNA-KC - Administrative Executive

CJ graduated from Commercial Art School in 1986. She continued her education and graduated as a Certified and Registered Dental Assistant in 1993. She expanded her knowledge of the technical processes of dentistry while working with a software development firm, and has trained offices throughout the United States. Born and raised in Minnesota, she moved to Kansas City 14 years ago with her husband and daughter to work for a cosmetic dentist in Kansas City as a treatment coordinator. 

In this position CJ was able to work one on one with her clients, establishing relationships and connections.  Also in this position she represented the image of the office and provided a high standard of service.

CJ hopes to use this ability to develop relationships and also relate the benefits of services provided to SMACNA’s members and affiliates.

Jeff Mann

Standard Sheet Metal, Inc. - Secretary Treasurer

Stacey Smyly

SMACNA-KC - Executive Director

Stacey has always called Kansas City home, having lived on both sides of the state line.  Her background is in Human Resources, Environmental Health & Safety.  Stacey holds a degree in Environmental Engineering from the University of Kansas and has spent her career to this point working in the industrial manufacturing field for several large corporations to include DeLaval, Inc., Georgia Pacific and Owens Corning Fiberglass.  She has held positions such as, Human Resources Director, Environmental Health & Safety Director, Environmental Field Engineer and prior to joining SMACNA-KC she was the Corporate Safety Manager for Milbank Manufacturing.

Stacey has family roots in the Sheet Metal Industry with her father being a retired Business Manager for Sheet Metal Local #2.  She has a broad understanding of labor management relations as well as a strong background in safety, business management and human resource management.

Stacey looks forward to a long working relationship with all of the Kansas City area SMACNA members and sheet metal contractors. 

Honors & Awards:  2011 - 2012 SMACNA Chapter Executive of the Year

Steve Ratliff

SMACNA-KC - Safety Manager

Steve has many years of experience in the construction safety and industrial hygiene fields.  Steve has also worked for the State of Missouri Department of Labor as an Occupational Safety and Health Consultant, so he can definitely help SMACNA contractors understand the OSHA regulations and what OSHA will be for when it comes to worksite compliance and site inspections.  I know Steve is anxious to meet everyone and provide the same high level of safety services that you have always received from SMACNA-KC.  Please do not hesitate to contact Steve for any of your safety questions or needs.

Steve’s contact information is as follows:

Steve Ratliff
Safety Manager, SMACNA-KC
1100 Main St., Suite 2323
Kansas City, MO 64105