Meet The PSI Team
Darrick J. Gockerell, CEO/Chairman
Darrick Gockerell started roofing in 1980 and has been licensed since 1989. He started Provincial South, Inc. DBA PSI Roofing in 1994. He later received his general contracting license in 1999, and started offering insurance restorations as a provider for insurance carriers. Darrick has utilized his knowledge and expertise to target commercial markets including condominiums, shopping centers, hospitals, retail outlets, retirement homes and industrial buildings. He has also led his company in providing emergency services in the aftermath of well over a dozen storms since 1992 from Hurricane Andrew to Hurricane Wilma and Hurricane Irene in Virginia. His company has grown to a successful multimillion dollar enterprise, but he has successfully managed to retain a small business feeling in providing personal service to all his clients.
Throughout the years Darrick has been involved in many recognized trade associations and organizations. He was one of the founding members and current board member of National Roofing Partners (NRP) since 2005. He has also been in executive positions and currently on the boards of the Roofing Contractors Association of South Florida (RCASF) as well as the Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Association (FRSA).
Darrick Gockerell is also community oriented and has used his business to perform numerous charitable jobs for local foster homes, churches, and other non-profit organizations.
Paulo Souza, President
Born and raised in Brazil, Paulo Souza has been living in South Florida since 2003 and has embraced the community through business and social engagement making this place home. Paulo comes from a manufacturing and operations background where production and efficiency were the main focus of his earlier career. With experience in international business in Miami and Latin America, Paulo was able to develop and acquire more knowledge of the Latino culture and applies his experience on a daily basis when interacting with his associates and clients. At PSI, Paulo has lead the project management and estimating department for several years with emphasis in quality and productivity. Currently, as the President he oversees the Sales and Production Department as he runs the company on a day-to-day basis.
Outside of work, Paulo, an FAU alumni, is happily married to his wife Celine and enjoys the beach and Crossfit. Paulo is highly involved with several non-profit organizations helping to serve the South Florida community through benevolence and service. Paulo is the past president of the Roofing Contractors Association of South Florida.
Elton Hamilton, Vice President
Originally from Jamaica, Elton started with PSI Roofing over 15 years ago as a service technician making roof repairs. He specialized and gained his expertise in troubleshooting and locating roof leaks on all types of roof systems. By the end of his first year at PSI, Elton was promoted to Service Sales and Estimating, as well as supervising all of the service field crews. Elton was then promoted to Assistant Service Manager for multiple years and then Service Department Manager for the past three years. He is currently the Vice President of the company overseeing all operations in Service and PSI in general. His vast roofing knowledge and experience has made him an expert in the field and an invaluable asset to the company.