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Staff

“The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.”

Phil Jackson

Darren Clay
President

dclay@clayps.com

Thirty years of construction experience and managing the day-to-day business. This includes accounting, estimating, business development, forecasting, budgets, capital purchases, and overseeing an office staff of seven and a field operation of forty employees.


Bob Breth
Senior Project Manager

breth@clayps.com

With more than 43 years of experience in design-build mechanical & plumbing construction, Bob Breth will serve as your Project Principal, representing your interests across the CPS Company. He will be in frequent communication with your project manager and will be “hands-on” by keeping abreast of both the progress and any challenges surrounding your project. When necessary, Bob will personally join the project team to deploy additional resources or adjust schedules to meet your needs.


Steve Kappelmann
Project Manager of Piping

skappelmann@clayps.com

An experienced project manager with more than 37 years of delivering even the most complex mechanical projects on time and within budget. From design and estimating to budgeting, scheduling, and safety. Steve’s role is to oversee every detail of a project while delivering ultimate customer service to match a high-quality installation. Ultimately responsible to two bosses, the contractor, and the owner company, delivering exceptional process piping, plumbing, sheet metal, refrigeration, and HVAC systems to customers.


Steve Tattitch
Senior Mechanical Representative

stattitch@clayps.com

An experienced estimator and scheduler with more than 44 years of construction experience, he has combined in-depth knowledge of mechanical systems with customer relationships to support project scopes and budgets. As a key member of a project team, Steve evaluates opportunities for cost and schedule reduction. By seeking ways to pre-fabricate and pre-assemble piping, and equipment to reach the job site on time and optimize on-site field installation.


Jack Hosack
Estimator/Project Manager of Plumbing

jhosack@clayps.com

A successful Master Plumber with 35 years of experience in various types and divisions of Residential, Commercial, Industrial, and Service Plumbing. Executing jobs with labor, material, and cost control measures on a large scale to meet company budgets and revenue goals.



Kelsie Sams
Estimator/Project Manager of Sheet Metal/Piping

ksams@clayps.com

An experienced senior executive with over 30 years of experience in the mechanical design/construction industry. Specialization in commercial, light industrial heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. Record of accomplishment in management of general, operations, and project management disciplines. Managed office and field team of 80+. Created and implemented strategic budgets of $ I5MM+ annually. Also, led the company through strategic and economic challenges, including Service Operations sales.



Brandon Moeller Estimator/Sheet Metal
bmoeller@clayps.com

A young thriving trained sheet metal estimator expanding my knowledge throughout the construction industry assisting my colleagues in the office and field.



Samantha Campbell Estimator/Piping & Plumbing/PM Trainee
scampbell@clayps.com

A Ball State University Alumna ready to conquer the construction industry, learning and studying different components of a company preparing herself to become an expert estimator and project manager. Who also believes that knowledge is learned from both office and field experience.