Marty began his career in the cedar shake and shingle industry in 1953. He started working for the Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau in 1967 as a District Manager. Marty has traveled all over the world educating eager audiences about the value of quality cedar installations; his hands-on roofing demonstrations were still requested many years after he retired from the Cedar Bureau in 2004. Since retiring Marty has continued to answer technical questions for anyone who called him. Marty has recently returned to the Cedar Bureau on a temporary basis.