Mid-West Regional Manager

Cell: 724-549-2726
Office: 724-279-5118

Chad Granatire

Chad joined The Thomas group in 2015, after serving in Quality and Project Management for 22 years. Chad brings experience from Heavy Industrial sub-markets, including but not limited to New Plant Construction, Power Plant renovations and repair, Steel Mills, and multiple Refinery turnaround projects. Chadā€™s experience in operations, construction and heavy industrial projects brings a unique advantage to the Thomas Group.

Chad started as an Non-Destructive Testing Technician in 1992 and received his Certified Weld Inspector Certification (CWI) in 2002. In 2006, Chad became Site Quality Manager for Aker Kvaerner at the Cardinal Power Station FGD Project in Brilliant, Ohio.

After numerous Field Projects, Chad was promoted to North American Manager of Quality for Aker Construction for the United States and Canada. Chad emulates the diversity that The Thomas Group has in the world of the Steel, Power, and Process

When not at work, Chad enjoys fishing, boating, and riding motorcycles.


North Regional Manager

Cell: 724-610-6050
Office: 724-216-6523

Coming Soon

Traynor joined The Thomas group as an intern in 2021, and he started full time in the summer of 2022. Traynor represents the new generation of The Thomas Group. Ross brings a swath of experience from plastics and chemical manufacturing, including, but not limited to Oleochemical, Petrochemical, Chemical Recycling and non-ferrous metal recovery processes. Along with Rossā€™ experience, he adds an extensive amount of education to The Thomas Group.

Traynor attended and played baseball at Chatham University in Pennsylvania from 2018 to 2021, and attended Triangle Tech from 2021-2022 where he earned his degree. With this degree, Traynor has specialized knowledge in Heat Transfer Science, which has allowed him to quickly adapt to the business.

When not at work, Traynor spends his time on the golf courseā€¦both original and frisbee. He likes to play video games with his friends from all over the country and from all walks of life. Traynor is passionate about all things Pittsburgh including professional sports, history, and geography. His main bucket list item is to travel to Europe and experience a World Cup, Formula One race, or Winter Olympics.