Carole Filion

Senior Construction Marketing Manager, Egnyte

Carole Fillion is an industry consultant with 15 years experience in construction software in various capacities. Her involvement ranges from technical and educational communications to product marketing, providing the interpretation and translation between product management and industry end users. In these roles, and as managing editor of an industry newsletter for electrical and mechanical contractors, […]

Court Matthews

Assistant Project Manager, Vaughn Construction

Chad Braun

Technical Specialist, Construction, Autodesk

Chad Braun provides a strong background of AEC expertise, thought leadership and technical content as a technical specialist for Autodesk, with over three years of experience using BIM 360 construction tools.

Craig Tappel

Practice Leader / CSO – Construction Practice, HUB International

As practice leader/CSO, Craig partners with sales leaders and producers across North America to grow HUB’s Construction Practice. Craig’s experience with contractors began as a risk management consultant serving energy, industrial and construction clients. This led him to a role as the CMO for HUB’s Gulf South region. Craig has also held leadership roles at […]

Chris Jewell

Project Manager, HITT Contracting Inc.

As a project manager for HITT Contracting, Chris Jewell acts as the primary point of contact for the client and handles day-to-day operations. He leads onsite management of the project, attends weekly client meetings and key coordination meetings, and reviews and approves all deliverables. He is also responsible for the overall project administration, including budget […]

C.J. Reed

Manager, IT Training Programs

C.J. Reed serves as the IT training manager for McCarthy Holdings, where he is responsible for planning and leading information technology training activities. Reed recently achieved his Certified Professional in Training Management and has more than 18 years of experience in the construction industry.

Chad Hart


Chad is an analyst and consultant at, a product management, marketing and strategy advisory. His recent experience and projects include authoring an extensive report on the applications of artificial intelligence in communications services, managing a new product incubator program, launching a communications infrastructure startup, product marketing and ownership of various communications products.