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Craig Pelchat, Vice President

In 1979, as an apprentice with the Carpenter Union Local #392, Craig graduated from the Detroit Carpentry School.   As a journeyman carpenter, he joined Morris Rodgers Construction in Detroit, Michigan, and progressed to the level of a job site foreman. 


Craig attended Oakland Community College in Michigan, studying various Business Management courses.


In 1987, Craig joined his family’s contracting business, Palteck Construction and traveled extensively constructing apartment complexes, marinas and other commercial projects.  In various positions with this firm, he gained a great deal of experience in supervising construction projects. 


He joined Port City Electric of Charlotte, North Carolina, in 1989.  As an electrical foreman, he learned a new facet of construction and added to his experience with supervising others.


Jenison Associates, Inc., a general contracting firm specializing in commercial projects, hired Craig as a Project Manager/Supervisor in 1991.  In this position, he project managed commercial upfits and remodeling construction projects.


Craig joined Thomas Construction Services, Inc. in 1995 and continued to hone his skills as Project Manager and became Vice President and part owner of the firm.  His specialty was tenant office upfits that ran up to a million dollars in cost.


In 2003, he joined Prestige Building Company, Inc.  As a vice president for our firm, he oversees projects that include commercial and office upfits.


Craig’s skill set includes a friendly, gregarious nature that enables him to gain the confidence and friendship of clients.  The twenty-four years he has spent dealing with the construction industry allows him to quickly diagnose and solve problems and maintain these relationships.