About Us

Earning a reputation as one of the premier woodworking firms in the Midwest, T.h. Snyder Company provides and installs custom woodwork of premium quality at competitive pricing. As a charter member of the Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWI), we utilize the highest construction standards in the industry. Our commitment to excellence protects our most valuable resource, our client’s trust. Service is the essence of our mission; from initial design discussion to final installation, T.h. Snyder Company is there every step of the way to transform vision into reality.

Meet the Owner

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Brad Irle, President

Brad Irle has leadership responsibility for ensuring that T.h. Snyder Company serves as an exceptional partner for our valued clients. He has over 35 years of experience in product manufacturing, engineering, logistics, sales and public relations. Since acquiring T.h. Snyder in 2009, T.h. Snyder adopted a philosophy of embracing technology to improve efficiency with in-house engineering and order processing, while maintaining the true craftsmanship of our chosen profession.  Our Core Values of Trust, Equity, Growth and Flexibility guide the decisions that impact the value of our finished products and enhance the lives out our employees.

 

 

 

Our Sales and Project Management Team

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Paul Kass, VP of Sales, Residential Division

Paul Kass leads T.h. Snyder’s sales and marketing efforts, collaborating with our clients to create long-term partnerships. During his fourteen year tenure with the organization, Paul has focused on the total satisfaction of our clients. Prior to joining T.h. Snyder, he had worked at de Giullo Kitchen design and has over 25 years of experience in woodworking and residential construction. He holds a BFA degree from the San Francisco Art Institute.

 

 

 

 

Mark Myrdacz, Project Management

Mark Myrdacz joined the T.h. Snyder team in 2012 as a Project Manager/Project Engineer. His combined  11 years of experience in the custom commercial & residential millwork industry ensures each client is satisfied from shop drawings to final product. His experience ranges from CNC programming, AutoCAD/Inventor drafting to estimating & project management. He holds a degree in Architectural Technology from Harper College.

 

 

 

 

 

Meet our Danville team

Brett Irle, VP of Operations

Brett Irle has been with T.h. Snyder for over six years. Starting as a finish helper, he rapidly grew into one of our most talented Journeyman Millwrights. He has spent months in the field integrating with our talented installation team, which enhances his ability to understand the entire process of fabrication through finished installation. His extensive knowledge of CNC programs and machining has helped T.h. Snyder fully transition into Networked Production. He has been responsible for all shop operations since 2012.

 

 

 

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Richard Drake, Director of Engineering

Richard Drake’s vast architectural woodworking experience makes him uniquely qualified to lead our engineering and project coordination efforts. In his 30+ year career with T.h. Snyder Company, he has collaborated with the most prestigious architectural firms in the mid-west to create outstanding woodworking results. He has extensive experience in architectural hardware and custom veneer lay-up. Before joining the organization, Richard spent four years as a project architect at an architectural firm. He holds a BS in Architecture from the University of Illinois.

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Bob Gill, Estimating Manager

Bob Gill leads T.h. Snyder’s estimating efforts, ensuring that our clients receive thorough and timely pricing as well as effective value to the engineering department. He brings a wealth of experience to his position; in his 25+ year career with T.H. Snyder, he has held a variety of roles, including production and engineering. In addition, Bob has extensive shop finishing expertise and a comprehensive understanding of AWI quality standards.