Team

LEADERSHIP TEAM MEMBERS


Rich Otradovec

President / CEO

Rich founded RODAC in 2007 and is responsible for overseeing all functions of the company. Rich’s goal was to bring a new perspective to the industry by keeping our customers’ best interests in mind and truly building relationships through honesty and integrity. His 20+ years of experience in the construction industry and the diversity of his contacts give him a unique perspective on how to bring organizations and people together in order to create mutually beneficial partnerships. These partnerships have helped to position RODAC as one of the area’s most trusted development and construction companies. Rich’s leadership style ensures operational excellence and constant ingenuity. He instills an environment of personal creativity while maintaining accountability and the mentality that “the ball is always in our court.”

Mike Smits

Vice President

Mike oversees all operations of RODAC, bringing all departments together to function cohesively. A Graduate of UW-Stout with a Construction Management degree, Mike has a well-rounded history of implementing new divisions of companies including running his own construction company.  This led him to quickly climb the ladder at RODAC. This insight gives RODAC a knowledge of the industry that can be tailored to each client’s perspective while maintaining the core values that built the company. Mike’s ultimate goal is to ensure that RODAC delivers on its promise of personal service while building relationships based on trust.

Craig Rose

Estimating Manager

Craig’s responsibilities at RODAC start at the very beginning of a project as he meets with customers to go through the scope of the project. Craig graduated from UW-Oshkosh with a degree in Economics. Craig’s intimate knowledge of both accounting and construction allows him to drive design in order to meet budget. Craig works with the architects, engineers, and subcontractors to design the plan, derive a budget, and deliver a proposal. His strong statistical analysis background allows him to view things and make decisions from a data-driven perspective. Craig is a hands-on person by nature and loves taking a concept and turning it into something tangible.

Dean Kroll

Director of Business Development

With over 25 years of experience in the construction field, Dean is able to identify opportunities with existing and prospective clients. Dean comes from a background in healthcare where he was the divisional director of facilities for a large healthcare provider, managing multiple hospitals in Wisconsin. This gives Dean a unique perspective of what drives decisions from the customers’ perspective. Dean is a registered architect and has an extensive knowledge on building practices for accredited healthcare facilities. He has been instrumental in helping RODAC develop and manage relationships and receives great feedback from clients. Dean’s persistence, knowledge of the industry and impeccable communication skills make him an invaluable member of our leadership team.

Brett Obermeier

Construction Manager

Brett graduated from Fox Valley Technical College and started his career working on many large multi-faceted projects. His attention to detail and mentality of putting the customer first led to his reputation of being a great ambassador for our clients. Brett believes in a true partnership with clients, walking them through every step of the process and working hand in hand to deliver the final product.  Brett oversees our construction department and continually makes sure our values are upheld and that RODAC over-delivers on our customers’ expectations.

 


PROJECT MANAGEMENT & OPERATIONS TEAM MEMBERS


Brady Metcalf

Growth and Development – Healthcare

Brady comes to RODAC with over 20 years of experience helping companies grow within the healthcare industry. His extensive background includes leading sales, marketing, business development, property/site selection strategy, and strategic growth with a specific focus on multi-site healthcare providers. Brady has the unique ability to listen to customers in order to truly understand their goals, and he will be a consistent face to our customers every step of the process.

Andy Rossi

Project Manager – Western Wisconsin

Andy is responsible for taking a client’s idea and making it a reality. Andy runs RODAC’s Western Wisconsin operations and oversees the entire process from design through construction. Andy embraces the challenge of solving problems and his strong work ethic always includes excellent communication and attention to detail. He loves the sense of accomplishment from taking an idea all the way through to the final brick and mortar result.

Cody Mathison

Project Manager

Cody graduated Fox Valley Technical College with a Construction Management degree. As a RODAC project manager, he has excelled in meeting many tough goals on projects and overdelivering for the customer. His attention to detail, work ethic and positive attitude have gained him the respect of contractors and the trust of owners.

Greg Van Den Plas

Project Manager 

Greg brings a wealth of construction experience. He firmly believes that it is RODAC’s responsibility to do the heavy lifting in regard to all phases of the construction process while keeping its partners informed every step of the way. Whether the project is a ground-up build, a tenant build-out, or a remodel, he focuses on every detail to produce the highest quality product.

Nick Furnner

Project Manager

Nick has worked in the commercial/industrial/civil construction industry since 2010. He has worked on many large-scale food manufacturing facilities and grocery retailers. In order to achieve a safe and successful project, Nick brings his personal core values to RODAC. He strongly believes in transparency and communication. Project management is more than just a job to Nick, which definitely shows in the quality of his projects.

Charles Mathys

Project Manager Assistant

Charles is a graduate of Edgewood College in Madison. He has over 8 years of diverse and well-rounded experience from sales to construction. A team player, Charles holds an excellent track record of strong working relationships with owners, architects, and engineers resulting in successful construction experiences. Charles strives to create long lasting partnerships with his clients. His strong will and intense work ethic make him a skillful and dedicated project manager for RODAC.

Wendy Harvey

Project Manager Assistant

Wendy’s creative mindset and bubbly personality make her a wonderful asset to both RODAC and her clients. She works to create a project timeline, set goals and determine what elements are needed to complete the project. Ensuring all these moving parts run smoothly is a challenge Wendy faces head on.

Dejan Danilov

Project Superintendent

Dejan, or “Dan” as he’s known to the RODAC team, has been called one of the hardest workers anyone will meet. Since coming to the United States from Macedonia in 2012, only knowing a few phrases in English, Dan has been putting his strong work ethic to fast use. His quick-thinking allows him to thrive in a fast-paced environment, and he never stops learning. His upbeat and friendly attitude has clients requesting he personally be on their project.

Megan Buettner

Project Coordinator

Megan graduated from Northeast Wisconsin Technical College and has a range of experience from the banking industry to customer service. Megan’s process-oriented nature has made her an invaluable member of RODAC while working alongside our Project Managers.

Ashley Rankin

Estimator

Ashley’s role starts early on in the project, often sitting in on design meetings and gathering critical budget info to bring to the design table. Ashley graduated from UW-Stevens Point with a degree in Business Administration. Her fun and cheerful demeanor make her a great asset to both RODAC and her clients.

Joe Rotherham

Estimator Assistant

Joe Rotherham attended the University of Nebraska and graduated from St. Norbert College. Joe works closely within our estimating team to obtaining bids from subcontractors, preparing contract agenda, and preparing the start and finish checklists. Joe’s attention to detail and enthusiasm for his role make him a wonderful addition to RODAC.

Melissa LaPlant

Accounting Manager

Melissa comes to RODAC with over 20 years accounting experience in various industries, enabling her to provide key financial data and reporting on a timely basis and assist in strategic business decisions. Her Master’s degree in Business allows her not only to look at the financial implication, but the long-term impact on the business as well. She loves working within a team environment to help impact bottom line profit.

Karen Gillis

Accounting Associate

Karen brings a wide array of business experience ranging from accounting and estimating to purchasing and buying. She handles not only accounting, but our customer service and property management. Karen’s friendly, upbeat personality, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail make her a valued member of the RODAC team.

Logan Poeschel

Accounting Assistant

Logan graduated from UW-Green Bay holding a degree in Accounting. Processing accounts payable and receivable, invoicing projects and assisting customers are just a few of the many tasks Logan handles. Logan’s process-oriented nature is a great asset to RODAC and helps projects run smoothly.