About Our Pittsburgh Office
Pittsburgh has become a technology hub in the U.S., and we are proud to have started our company in Pittsburgh and it now serves as our headquarters and flagship office.
We opened our business in 1993 and our Pittsburgh office has completed over 7500 projects and partnered with over 1000 clients. We also have mentored over 100 college students. We have positioned ourselves as one of the Premier Technology Partners in the country. We have created a leadership team to help us expand across the country and to maintain our position as one of the best.
Our Pittsburgh Leadership Team
FOUNDER / 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.
Chief Strategic and Operations Officer
Over forty years of utility experience that included executive management of operations and incident management. Implemented programs that continuously improved the company's work processes, reliability, customer satisfaction and financial performance. Currently responsible for strategic planning, business planning, all general operations functions including process improvement.
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.
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.
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.
Director of Sales and Marketing
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!
Director of Cadnetics U
Gabrielle manages and directs Cadnetics U, our AEC software training and support service. Beginning her career in disaster relief construction in the US Gulf Coast following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Gabrielle saw immediate value in BIM technology and leveraged this as she transitioned to commercial and residential architectural design and project management. Through Cadnetics U, Gabrielle patiently and skillfully guides users of all levels to proficiency in the software that drives our industry. Further, she continues to practice design to stay current in all things building and technology.
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.
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, 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.
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 Administrator/Office Manager
Lori is responsible for the day-to-day management and administration of all projects. This includes setup into system, billing reviews, invoicing and coordination with all managers. She is also responsible for the day-to-day operations and management of the office, client and staff management, employee relations, and recruiting. She is also responsible for providing administrative leadership for the office and acting as liaison between the office and management.