Knowledge and Experience

President & CEO – Brad L. Hitzfield

Brad is a graduate of Purdue University in Construction Technology.  He spent a year in Great Britain focused on the study of architecture.  Brad's entire work career has been in building exteriors.  He began in the field as a steel erector and metal panel installer.  His field experience and education led him to design new, innovative insulated metal panel systems and integral windows.  He spent 16 years as the regional manager of a national metal panel supplier and installer before starting ProCLAD in 2004.  He serves as a board member of the Indiana Subcontractors Association.

Executive Vice President – Craig Caudill

Craig graduated from Indiana University in Business Administration and earned his MBA from the University of Kentucky.  He went on to manage an architectural window and curtain wall manufacturing company for many years, furnishing new and replacement exterior wall systems for many of America's best known buildings such as the Pentagon.  He has served as president of AAMA as well as sales manager and strategist for pre-engineered metal building, entrance door, store front, skylight and translucent panel companies.  He joined ProCLAD in 2008 to serve its growing base of exclusive construction customers.

Director of Construction – Jim Garber

Jim Garber attended Purdue University, is a Certified Professional Constructor, and is active in the Kelley School of Business Leadership Program.  He has 30 years of experience as a general contractor holding positions as Project Manager, Pre-Construction Manager, Contract Manager, Safety Director, Operations Manager and President.  Jim also has 10 years of experience leading project teams for a large national developer/construction manager specializing in healthcare and commercial projects.  He is passionate about effective project management, the quality of installed products, and sustainable construction designs.