our people

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Michael A. Brandt

PRESIDENT & CEO
With the company since 1983. Graduate of Institute for Project Management. President of Cleveland Welding Bureau. Chairman of Local 120 Joint Apprenticeship Committee. Sits on BOD MCA of America & Cleveland. Past MCAA President. Lakeland Community College, Pipe Fitters Local 120 Apprenticeship Program. Manages all day to day operations of the company.
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Ted Macfarlane, CPA

CFO & TREASURER
With the company since 1992. Responsible for all financial functions of the company. Lehigh University (1987).
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Joe Morgan

FIELD OPERATIONS MANAGER
With the company since 1982. Pipe Fitters Local 120 Apprenticeship Program. Graduate of Institute for Project Management. Technical Chairman for the Cleveland Welding Bureau. Supports and assists all field superintendents, coordinates all field manpower, manages pre-fabrication operations, and is involved in the development of our apprentices. Works closely with project management and BIM department to help provide a seamless operation.
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Mark Bardwell

CHIEF ESTIMATOR
With the company since 2015. 23 years of experience in the construction industry. Responsible for estimating and budgeting for all construction projects. Involved in design build/assist development.
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Jeff H. Klie

SPD COORDINATOR
With the company since 1998. Responsible for estimating and budgeting of specialty type construction/service projects. Involved in business procurement and project management for our special projects division. Graduate of Institute for Project Management. Sits on Kent State University construction management advisory committee. Miami University (1989).
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Tim Walters

CAD MANAGER
WIth the company since 2013. 34 years of experience. Graduate of Cuyahoga Community College (Associate Degree in Architectural & Construction Technology) and Cleveland State University (BS Civil Engineering Technology). ASCET Akron Ohio Chapter Secretary. Manages coordination department of eight employees and works daily with field operations manager, fabrication shops and project managers.
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Dave Sommer

SERVICE MANAGER
With the company since 2016. 27 years of experience in construction and service industry. BS in Business Administration, Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Dave is responsible for the management of the sales team, service technicians and business development of the service company.
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Jeff Kelley

OPERATIONS MANAGER, DSO MECHANICAL
With the company since 1990. Pipefitters Local 120 Apprenticeship Program. Jeff is the company's project manager for all construction projects and is also responsible for the management of the field, shop and service operations.

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