Company Management


Art Dias – President
Art Dias

Art DiasArthur Dias graduated in 1985 from The Wentworth Institute of Technology with an associate’s and bachelor’s degrees in civil engineering. Arthur became president of Eagle Rivet in 2002 and has overseen business development, quality assurance, job safety and financial management.

Arthur’s commitment to quality and customer satisfaction are second to none. Arthur’s ultimate goal is complete customer satisfaction. He is available to meet with customers to discuss concerns and questions. His desire for complete customer satisfaction is a goal shared by all of the Eagle Rivet staffers.



David Nietch – Service Division Manager
David Nietch

David NietchDavid Nietch graduated from Central Connecticut State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Organization. He has a strong background in positions which require experienced operation and project management as well as a strong attention to detail. David has a profound knowledge of concepts, competitive products, practices and process dealing with the roofing market.

David excels at building highly effective working relationships with clients, technicians, managers and vendors. After sixteen years in the commercial and residential roofing industry he still prides himself on his ability to provide each customer with exceptional quality and service.


Michael Kane – General Manager, Massachusetts roofing division

AJ RoyceMichael has over 35 years’ experience in the roofing industry. In his role as the General Manager his responsibilities include overseeing the successful operation of both the service and production sides of the branch.

As an expert in business development, he works with his team to expand existing relationships as well as seek to broaden our already extensive list of satisfied customers.

Certified to install virtually any type of commercial roof system, his expertise and experience are invaluable tools in evaluating problematic roof assemblies.



John Little – Project Manager
John Little

John LittleJohn’s 25 years of experience in the roofing industry earned him his project management position at Eagle Rivet in 2000. He has extensive field experience with the installation of various  shingle, TPO, PVC and EPDM roofing systems from manufacturers such as Certainteed, GAF, Firestone, Carlisle, Sarnafil, Fibertite and JohnsManville. John’s primary focus as a project manager with Eagle Rivet is to continue to provide the very best in workmanship, safety and customer satisfaction.

Certifications & Awards

  • OSHA 8 and 10 hour courses
  • Asbestos 10 hour course
  • National Society of Chemical Engineers Award 1992
Notable Roofing Projects

  • Doty Aquatic Center
  • Farifield University Jesuit Center
  • The Hawley Armory at UCONN
  • The Colony Hotel in New Haven


AJ Royce – Project Manager
AJ Royce

AJ RoyceAJ Royce is a graduate of State University of New York (SUNY) Canton, with a Bachelor of Technology in Legal Studies. AJ has field experience with Eagle Rivet from 2005-2011. Since 2011 he has been a project manager. AJ is experience in all manufacturers including Firestone, Carlisle, Johns Manville, GAF, CertainTeed and EcoStar as well as the top-quality materials Eagle Rivet uses including EPDM, TPO, PVC, Shingle and Slate.
Certifications & Awards

  • OSHA 10 hour course
  • Asbestos 10 hour course



Notable Roofing Projects

  • Lawrence & Memorial Hospital R6.402 (Firestone TPO)
  • LA Fitness Newington CT (JM EPDM)
  • Lake Compounce Bath House Bristol CT (GAF Shingles)
  • CVS Pharmacy West Hartford (Firestone EPDM)
  • Lawrence Memorial – Bldg. 500 in New London, CT


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Customer Testimonials

Thank you – Scott, Ryan, Kelly, Ken – for the help thus far. We’re counting on you to keep our roof safe, sound and solid!
Jane & Garrett PhelanBloomfield, CT