From the time when we opened for business in 1993, Cadnetics was at the forefront of a technological revolution in design. From our production of architectural and engineering drawings to our drafting, animation and illustration capabilities, we’ve positioned ourselves as a Premier Technology Partner for any company that’s come knocking on our doors. For us, it’s not enough that we were at the vanguard of CAD; we had to commit to the idea of moving us and our industry forward, which is what we continue to do today.
Our more than 100 years of combined experience working as CAD/BIM professionals with AEC firms and corporate facility groups has provided us with a unique advantage – a complete understanding of each discipline that will, in the end, provide you with the complete set of detailed documents you want. It’s what we’ve come to define as Measure, Draft, Model, Visualize. Simply put, whoever you are, whatever project you have, wherever in the world you need us, we’ll exceed your highest expectation.
We work across the US
We are based in Pittsburgh, PA, but proudly serve the entire US. Here’s an overview of the states we’ve worked in.
The Cadnetics Difference
Greater demands for cost control, smart building technology and accountability have impacted the entire design industry. The success of Cadnetics in the EBD, CAD, BIM, and Visualization services sector has been based on our commitment to continuous improvement and adaptation to the changing needs of Architects, Engineers, Contractors and Building Owners. We have led the industry by bringing greater accountability through staff training, technology integration and our unique FlexPlan™ that provides for greater value and efficiency. And the continuous improvement of our technology and methods has provided rapid response to client needs.
Value & Performance
Whether it’s verifying existing conditions, CAD drafting, training or integrated Building Information Modeling (BIM), Cadnetics takes pride in our ability to improve design productivity through quality assurance, flexible services and pricing and training programs that deliver value and performance.
At Cadnetics, we believe that what sets our employees apart is a vigorous training program, complete with continuing education. It’s more than learning how to integrate design technology. It’s learning how to be accountable. Cadnetics staff receive comprehensive training, which includes advanced technology training, project management skills and our program of quality assurance. Our specialists routinely attend conferences and seminars to stay abreast of the newest technologies and methods. In the end, we are able to confidently offer our clients the best service, quality and value in the market.
Clients count on us to simplify their lives. How we simplify your lives is with our team of CAD/BIM Specialists that can be assigned to handle any type of project(s). Along with our strong construction knowledge, this makes us a complete solution for all of your CAD/BIM needs. By working together, we strive to sustain loyal relationships. Cadnetics will produce superior quality and accurate services by providing you with a high value-added team to ensure the customer requirements will be met in the highest quality manner. In addition, our services will be conducted to the highest ethical and professional standards.
Our Leadership Team
President / CEO
Jim has been working with CAD since 1985, and has expertise in every aspect of his field. As President of Cadnetics, Jim manages the daily operations of the firm, including all executive duties, marketing & sales, identifying new business opportunities, as well as oversees all CAD production for Cadnetics’ clients. Provides continuous research and development within the corporation to keep pace with technology and for the future. Provides and institutes continuous training to both staff and clients. Responsible for marketing and managing the vision of the company. Jim is also CM-BIM certified.
Vice President of Operations
Travis’ responsibilities include overseeing and managing all staff. He is responsible for creating full BIM Models as well as managing, coordinating, implementing and training for all BIM projects using intelligent components to create fully integrated 3D models and perform clash detection to find any discrepancies in the model prior to construction. Assist in developing/maintaining standards, maintaining/upgrading computers, and software programs. Create and produce 3D modeling and renderings, assist in development and design of website as well as internal CAD standards and procedures. Travis is certified in AutoCAD, Revit, 3D Max and holds a CM-BIM certification from the AGC as well.
HR / Office Manager
Lori is responsible for the day-to-day operations and management of the office, including human resources, client and staff management, employee relations, recruiting, personnel development, team building, space and facilities management, and communication with firm management. She is also responsible for providing administrative leadership for the office and acting as liaison between the office and firm management.
Vice President of Finance
Billie came to Cadnetics with over 10 years experience in the Human Resource field, as well as a unique design and development expertise. She has a BA in Marketing with minor in Graphic Design from Waynesburg University. Billie’s responsibilities include all aspects of accounting. She handles payroll, invoicing, accounts payable/receivable, budgeting, forecasting and tax preparation support.
Project Manager, Virtual Construction Services
Garrett has excelled at the complicated task of managing all MEP BIM coordination projects. He is responsible for the day to day delegation of tasks to employees, managing clash/coordination efforts and QC of final MEP Installation documents. Garrett is certified in AutoCAD, Revit, and holds a CM-BIM certification from the AGC as well.
Project Manager, Visualization
Tom has over 20 years experience in producing 3D Animation and multimedia for a wide assortment of architectural, engineering, retail, commercial, and residential clients. Tom also supports the EBD/CAD and BIM Departments with overflow work. Tom has taught visualization courses to beginner and intermediate level interior design students at Laroche College, as well as the Community College of Allegheny County. Tom is professionally certified in Autodesk 3DS Max.
Project Manager, Existing Building Documentation Services
Jayson carries over 6 years of experience leading survey teams. He manages and executes all the field services in the EBD department for Cadnetics to include 2D building documentation, 3D laser scanning building documentation, building control surveying, Virtual Open House tours, and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle operation. He is responsible for ensuring quality and standards are met during the building documentation process, and converting the information into a deliverable to the Director. Jayson is certified in AutoCAD, and holds an FAA Part 107 UAV pilot license.
Director of Existing Building Documentation Services
Robert has over 18 years’ experience with Existing Building Documentation. He directs and coordinates all activities for the EBD Services department and assists the Director of Technical Services in recommending departmental procedures and long-range goals and objectives for the EBD department. He is Responsible for overseeing EBD Services Department to maintain overall quality of work, ensure all projects are within budget, maintain a high-level of customer service and satisfaction, as well as, to guarantee the EBD services teams are meeting project deadlines, exceeding project goals and clients are receiving the best customer service.
Jennifer Smith, Director of CAD Services
Jen's focus is managing all of our architectural CAD services projects. She is an accomplished and dedicated Project Manager with over 14 years of hands-on experience in residential, commercial, medical, tenant-fit outs, and religious architecture. Excels in design, drafting, technical drawing, health and safety protocols, and human resource management. Possess flexibility, leadership attributes, an impeccable work ethic, and a high level of cultural awareness. Utilizes strong communication abilities to deliver lucrative customer solutions for our clients.
Project Manager, CAD Services
Russell’s focus is managing all Exterior Building Facade projects and to delegate the workload to office employees. He meets directly with clients to ensure proper scopes, deadlines and budgets. He works with clients in completing shop drawings, bill of materials and BIM Models if needed. Russell is certified in both AutoCAD and Revit.
Director of Marketing and Sales
Mara's passion is growth and development through marketing and sales strategies. It is always her goal to continue to grow her teams and their efforts by bringing new ideas and concepts to the table. Mara manages both the sales and marketing teams, while also providing quick communication to prospective and active clients. If you have a question about the services that Cadnetics offers, please feel free to reach out!