Todd started in the construction industry when he joined Kelpe Contracting, Inc. in 1995. Initially, Todd was hired on as a welder and mechanic, but it didn’t take long to see his potential. Todd offered many strengths to the Kelpe team and quickly advanced to the Shop Manager position in 1998. His strong management skills, leadership skills, and attention to detail helped advance him yet again in 2009, when he assumed the role of Operations Manager. Todd still holds this position today and is responsible for scheduling crews, scheduling equipment, project estimating, project management, and managing the day to day operations of the company. Todd’s dedication to Kelpe Contracting has helped strengthen the roots this organization for increased team cohesion and smoother operation. Todd earned his Associates Degree in Business from St. Louis Community College. When Todd is not working, he enjoys fishing, hiking, working with his son on his 1971 Chevelle, taking his daughter to the archery range, and spending time with his wife.