Gtc's leadership

LEADERSHIP THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE


Here at GTC, our commitment to your project is important to us. So much so, that on each and every project GTC manages, we will have a  corporate stockholder directly involved in your project. This is to ensure issues are resolved effectively and that the project is being managed properly. Each principal assigned to your project will see the project through from pre-construction and design through warranty closeout. 

JEFF NADING  | Chief Executive Officer  Jeff is the founder of GTC and was President before moving to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 2012. He has almost 38 years of experience in the construction industry and has a Bachelors of Science in Construction Engineering from Iowa State University.  Jeff leads project teams and is directly involved in preconstruction services and estimating. Jeff's unique blend of project management and field experience over his career to direction, discipline, solution opportunities and risk management to each project. Jeff founded GTC with a focus on the team construction approach and leads by example on his project teams and GTC's culture.

JEFF NADING | Chief Executive Officer

Jeff is the founder of GTC and was President before moving to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 2012. He has almost 38 years of experience in the construction industry and has a Bachelors of Science in Construction Engineering from Iowa State University.

Jeff leads project teams and is directly involved in preconstruction services and estimating. Jeff's unique blend of project management and field experience over his career to direction, discipline, solution opportunities and risk management to each project. Jeff founded GTC with a focus on the team construction approach and leads by example on his project teams and GTC's culture.

Todd Schroeder  | President  Todd is President and has been with GTC since 2008. He has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry and holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Construction Management from the University of Wisconsin-Stout.  As GTC's President, Todd will be guiding operations and day-to-day activities as well as planning for GTC's future. In 2012, he was named Vice President and a Principal of the firm, He has lead the operations of GTC’s principal office, the Education Strategic Business Unit and GTC’s recruiting efforts and has been instrumental in GTC's growth and company culture over his tenure.

Todd Schroeder | President

Todd is President and has been with GTC since 2008. He has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry and holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Construction Management from the University of Wisconsin-Stout.

As GTC's President, Todd will be guiding operations and day-to-day activities as well as planning for GTC's future. In 2012, he was named Vice President and a Principal of the firm, He has lead the operations of GTC’s principal office, the Education Strategic Business Unit and GTC’s recruiting efforts and has been instrumental in GTC's growth and company culture over his tenure.

BRIAN R. LAARTZ  | Past President - Board of Directors  Brian is the President of GTC after serving as Vice President from 2000 - 2012. He has been in the construction industry for 31 years and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Iowa State University. He served for six years as Division President and COO for a national general contracting firm before coming to GTC. Brian is active with the Associated General Contractors of Colorado and is currently its Vice Chairman.  In addition to his duties as President, Brian manages project teams and specializes in leading the pre-construction team to keep the project in budget and on time.

BRIAN R. LAARTZ | Past President - Board of Directors

Brian is the President of GTC after serving as Vice President from 2000 - 2012. He has been in the construction industry for 31 years and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Iowa State University. He served for six years as Division President and COO for a national general contracting firm before coming to GTC. Brian is active with the Associated General Contractors of Colorado and is currently its Vice Chairman.

In addition to his duties as President, Brian manages project teams and specializes in leading the pre-construction team to keep the project in budget and on time.

 
Joe Vasbinder  | Executive Vice President  Joe is Executive Vice President and has been with GTC since 2000. He graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Construction Management and has over 20 years of construction industry experience,  Joe oversees all the administrative, accounting and project management aspects of GTC's Metro Denver office. In his capacity as project manager, he manages projects ranging in size from $1-$30 million. Joe also reviews and updates policies and procedures for GTC as part of GTC’s Executive Committee.

Joe Vasbinder | Executive Vice President

Joe is Executive Vice President and has been with GTC since 2000. He graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Construction Management and has over 20 years of construction industry experience,

Joe oversees all the administrative, accounting and project management aspects of GTC's Metro Denver office. In his capacity as project manager, he manages projects ranging in size from $1-$30 million. Joe also reviews and updates policies and procedures for GTC as part of GTC’s Executive Committee.

Jamison Martin  | Vice President of Preconstruction Services  Jamison is Vice President of Preconstruction Services and has been with GTC since 2008. Jamison leads the pre-construction department with 17 years of construction industry experience. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Construction Management from Colorado State University.  Jamison takes an active role in keeping GTC’s preconstruction department up to date with technologies and tools to improve our client service. As the head of the preconstruction department, Jamison is involved in every single project GTC undertakes. His focus is ensuring GTC is responsive to the needs of the project team from its earliest stages, helping to get projects off the ground and maintain construction budgets through design. Jamison also reviews and updates policies and procedures for GTC as part of GTC’s Executive Committee

Jamison Martin | Vice President of Preconstruction Services

Jamison is Vice President of Preconstruction Services and has been with GTC since 2008. Jamison leads the pre-construction department with 17 years of construction industry experience. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Construction Management from Colorado State University.

Jamison takes an active role in keeping GTC’s preconstruction department up to date with technologies and tools to improve our client service. As the head of the preconstruction department, Jamison is involved in every single project GTC undertakes. His focus is ensuring GTC is responsive to the needs of the project team from its earliest stages, helping to get projects off the ground and maintain construction budgets through design. Jamison also reviews and updates policies and procedures for GTC as part of GTC’s Executive Committee

Ric Ruedin  | Vice President  Ric is a Vice President of GTC. He graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Construction Management, and has worked in the construction industry for over 30 years.  As the vice president who heads up operations for GTC's Metro Denver office in Englewood, Ric oversees all superintendents, foremen and field personnel. He is a veteran construction professional who has diverse experience allowing him to manage projects effectively and to creatively solve any challenges that arise.

Ric Ruedin | Vice President

Ric is a Vice President of GTC. He graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Construction Management, and has worked in the construction industry for over 30 years.

As the vice president who heads up operations for GTC's Metro Denver office in Englewood, Ric oversees all superintendents, foremen and field personnel. He is a veteran construction professional who has diverse experience allowing him to manage projects effectively and to creatively solve any challenges that arise.

 
Dennis Richard  | Vice President of Business Development  Dennis is the Vice President of Business Development at GTC and is a former president of SMPS Colorado (his second stint as president), which is an organization comprised of marketing professionals from architecture, engineering and construction firms. He is a graduate of Regis University with an MBA in Market Strategy and a recipient of the "Business Developer of the Year" from SMPS in 2009.  Prior to joining the construction industry, Dennis was a sales trainer and (in a former life) played drums in a rock and roll band traveling all over the western United States.

Dennis Richard | Vice President of Business Development

Dennis is the Vice President of Business Development at GTC and is a former president of SMPS Colorado (his second stint as president), which is an organization comprised of marketing professionals from architecture, engineering and construction firms. He is a graduate of Regis University with an MBA in Market Strategy and a recipient of the "Business Developer of the Year" from SMPS in 2009.

Prior to joining the construction industry, Dennis was a sales trainer and (in a former life) played drums in a rock and roll band traveling all over the western United States.

Lance Swanson  | Vice President  Lance is a Vice President of GTC and has been with us since 2010. He has 17 years of construction industry experience and a Bachelors of Science Degree in Construction Management from Colorado State University.  Lance oversees GTC's Public Projects Strategic Business Unit . His expertise and knowledge of construction provides for safe, on-time and under-budget projects that exceed client expectations. Lance works closely with project teams from pre-construction through close-out to ensure every project is successful.

Lance Swanson | Vice President

Lance is a Vice President of GTC and has been with us since 2010. He has 17 years of construction industry experience and a Bachelors of Science Degree in Construction Management from Colorado State University.

Lance oversees GTC's Public Projects Strategic Business Unit . His expertise and knowledge of construction provides for safe, on-time and under-budget projects that exceed client expectations. Lance works closely with project teams from pre-construction through close-out to ensure every project is successful.