Chad Smet is the 3rd generation of the Smet family to own and operate the company, which was originally founded in 1934. In 1990 Chad and his brother Scott became partners in Smet Construction with their father. In 1994 the brothers purchased the firm from their father with Scott being the President and Chad the Vice President.
Chad grew up in the construction industry and worked as a carpenter in both framing & finishing, worked as an ironworker erecting steel, and as a carpenter framing and pouring concrete. Chad began working in the field as a laborer and eventually became Vice President of Smet Construction Services.
Currently Chad holds the position of Partner with Smet Construction Services and is the President and CEO of River Flats Testing, located in Appleton, Wisconsin, a 10 million dollar a year company.