Team Milestones

Nadine Brennan​

Estimating Manager, Faddis USA

Nadine is the Estimating Manager at Faddis, USA. She has grown professionally within the company, having worked in inside sales, delivery, project management, and most recently, plant management at the Kutztown Plant. Her responsibilities include leading the estimating department, managing vendors and the supply chain, and overseeing the supply chain’s strategic planning to ensure the procurement of materials within budget. She also leads the Productivity Program initiatives with Engineering and Operations leaders, ensuring continuity from the sale through engineering to plant procurement.

“Driving on the roads in and beyond our area, it’s always a source of immense pride to see Faddis Concrete products. The pride in our hardworking employees who accomplish their tasks on a daily basis, as well as for being a part of both small and large-scale successes as a team. Each day comes with new challenges, and I truly appreciate the thrill of a good challenge.”

When Nadine is not working, she enjoys various activities such as reading, gardening, 4-wheeling, fishing, and spending time with her family. Additionally, she is a devoted ice hockey fan. Her favorite hobby above all is salmon fishing in New York. Currently, Nadine holds the position of treasurer at the Pennsylvania Precast Association (PPA) and is also a member of Vistage – Emerging Leaders.

Justin Pelini

Plant Manager New Castle, Pennsylvania USA​

Meet Justin Pelini, the Plant Manager at our New Castle, Pennsylvania facility. Justin is responsible for overseeing the daily operations and ensuring the safety, productivity, and efficiency of his team. He began his career as a patcher 22 years ago and has since worked his way up to his current position. He finds satisfaction in the diverse challenges that each day brings.

Justin is a proud new grandfather who enjoys kayaking and golfing during his free time.

Bob Buchanan

Plant Manager, King George, Virginia USA ​

Meet Bob, the Plant Manager at King George, VA. Bob joined Faddis in 2018 as the Assistant Plant Manager/Operations. He is a strong advocate of lean safety principles and incorporates them into projects from the start. Before joining Faddis, Bob had worked in various roles in the precast concrete world, including patching, form setting, brick and granite inlaying, site repairs, and as a job captain. He then spent almost 23 years working for a roofing manufacturer, beginning as the yard supervisor and advancing through roles as the QC and Safety Supervisor, 1st Shift Supervisor, Asst. Plant Superintendent, and Production Manager before returning to precast and joining the Faddis team.
Upon joining Faddis, Bob has been charged with reducing production downtime at the facility. The production team has experienced success through a periodic maintenance program.
Bob enjoys classic cars, hunting, and living history events where he dresses in period-appropriate clothing and uses objects to present impressions of the past. Bob has even gone as far as travelling down the Missouri River in Montana on a reproduction keelboat and camping at old towns and Lewis and Clark campsites.

Bob Nathan​

Plant Manager of Downingtown​

Meet Bob Nathan, Plant Manager of Downingtown. Bob has been a part of Faddis since 2014 and has extensive experience in managing various departments. Bob efficiently oversees the plant’s day-to-day operations and ensures employee safety. He conducts morning safety meetings and ensures that all the workers wear appropriate PPE for the day.

Bob is a family-oriented man who loves spending time with his 6 children and 18 grandchildren (no wonder he is so great at managing large groups!) and enjoys outdoor activities like camping, hunting, and fishing.

Clarence Mauser​

Head of Manufacturing, Faddis USA​

Meet Clarence, Head of Manufacturing, Faddis USA. With over 40 years of experience in precast, Clarence brings a safety-first mindset to his role. He is well-versed in bidding, estimating, and plant management, having previously owned and operated a precast plant. Clarence oversees all daily operations at the plant, ensuring policies and procedures are followed and develops new processes that maximize stewardship, safety, quality, and productivity.

“Helping people succeed in their roles and seeing the final product that everyone worked on together is very rewarding.”

When he’s not at work, Clarence enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, hunting, and camping. He’s also a bit of a thrill-seeker and has driven a Stock Car over 160 MPH at the Pocono Raceway in PA! With skills in carpentry, plumbing, auto mechanics, and some electrical work, Clarence could be considered a “Jack of all Trades”.

Braden Finley​

Manager and Corporate Quality Control Analyst, Richburg SC, USA

Braden Finley is responsible for managing Faddis’s Richburg SC facility and supporting Corporate Quality Control Analysis. Before joining Faddis, Braden oversaw a prestress bridge panel operation in Washington state. He has earned 19 quality control certifications, including the NPCA Master Precaster, and he is an active member of the NPCA and PCI organizations. One of Braden’s favorite aspects of the industry is witnessing our products being used on highways throughout the Southeast US.

During his free time, Braden prefers to spend quality time with his family by engaging in outdoor activities and creating unforgettable memories.

Steve Kropf​

Plant Manager, Faddis Seaforth, ON ​

Steve Kropf has been an integral part of our team for the past 31 years. During this time, he has been involved in every aspect of our operations, from manufacturing the product to shipping it. Steve’s work ethic and ability to see things through to completion make him an invaluable asset to our team.

Growing up in a family business before beginning his journey at the Mitchell facility, Steve has a very well-rounded approach to management because of it, taking the best of both the small business and corporate worlds.

Dwight Rerup​

Plant Manager at Faddis in Mitchell, Ontario CA​

Meet Dwight Rerup, the Plant Manager at Faddis in Mitchell, ON. Since joining the team in 2005, Dwight has been utilizing his extensive precast knowledge to improve the plant’s daily operations.

As the Plant Manager, Dwight is responsible for ensuring that the plant runs in a safe, efficient, and productive manner. This involves overseeing all aspects of the plant’s performance, from safety and production to efficiency and budget. Dwight works hard to ensure that the plant produces a high-quality product that meets the needs of our customers. He also plans production and manages labour to ensure a smooth operation, while ensuring that our employees are competent and capable of performing their jobs to the best of their abilities. And, he makes sure that our employees have all the necessary tools and resources to succeed.

Looking ahead, Dwight’s goal is to establish a strong pipeline of talented team members and future leaders that will help ensure we continue to maintain our high level of performance.

Team Milestones

Suzy Reid – Retirement

We are honoring Suzy Reid for 25 years of leadership to our Mitchell and Seaforth team and celebrating the legacy of hard work and commitment she leaves behind. Suzy is a true professional who’s shown by example that excellence is something to aim for daily. She inspires everyone around her to be more. In all the years Suzy has been with the business, she has made a tremendous difference. Congratulations on your retirement!