James Ivy Woods, Jr

Our Approach

J. Woods & Son Roofing has always based our business on word of mouth, reputation and referrals.  We stand behind our work and offer a two year labor guarantee on shingles and a five year warranty on TPO in addition to the warranty you get through your materials manufacturer.

J. Woods & Son Roofing, LLC

James Ivy Woods, Sr, aka Jimmy Woods, started his own roofing business in 1979, primarily based out of Vivian, LA.  His two sons worked with him off and on through the years, and they registered as an LLC with Louisiana in 2002.

His oldest son James Ivy Woods, Jr joined him full time and they worked in tandem until Jimmy's retirement in 2017.  James Ivy took over full management in June 2017.  He has been roofing since he was 15 years old and colleagues refer to him as having a "Masters in Roofing".

Meet the Team

James Ivy can't do it all by himself.

James Ivy Woods, Jr

Member, Manager

James Ivy attended LA Tech in Ruston, (LSUS) Louisiana State University in Shreveport, and holds an MBA in Organizational Culture from (AIU) American Intercontinental University.

James Ivy is an artist and sometime musician who pursues an avid hobby in glass blowing and can be found performing live glass work at the Farmer's Market, Minicine, Highland Bizarre Bazaar and Maker's Faire.

James Ivy's family is large and in charge; he's been married to Member Elizabeth Woods for nearly two decades now and they have four great kids together.

Danielle Upton

Bookkeeper and Administrative Services Contractor

Danielle has years of office administration experience in several industries and is a local native: daniellehoskins1437 @ gmail.com

She loves biking and Smoothie King.   

Jimmy Woods, Sr

Founder, Mentor, Roofer Extraordinaire

Jimmy retired but he can't quit; he's still bidding, repairing and helping James, he's just doing it between hunting and travel trips.

Vanessa Boyd

Business Consultant Contractor

Vanessa graduated from Centenary College in '99 and has known James since he was a skater punk.  Vanessa offers business management contract services around the country: vanessa @ v2k.name

Also a sometime musician and artist, Vanessa's work is online and sometimes in person at Minicine.