Like many in the industry, Chad started his construction career at the age of 15 working for a residential builder. Because of the excitement of seeing his effort at the end of each day, Chad chose to continue working after high school, doubling his efforts, and attending college at night. His real-world experience lead to a comprehensive understanding of the industry, which positioned Chad to graduate from Ferris State’s Construction Management program at the top of his class. With over 20 years of construction experience since then, in both commercial and civil construction, makes Chad the project lead that most clients ask for.
Chad’s experience and desire to continually advance his knowledge in construction and development led Chad to become a partner with Construction Simplified. His natural tendencies to lead while working alongside high performing individuals delivers him the satisfaction that drives him daily. This inevitably sets the stage for success when leading his clients through the planning process. Chad’s ability to be thorough and direct gives his clients the results they expect.
Chad, his wife Alecia and two children, Jagar and Nixon, reside south of Grand Rapids enjoying the quiet country living. As a highly driven individual, Chad has a strong passion for overall health & wellness including an appetite to compete to stand on the podium as an avid fitness competitor. With a goal of building their dream cabin in Northern Michigan to enjoy and share with friends and family, you can typically find the Veldkamp family enjoying the outdoors and continually searching the globe for new experiences they can share as a family that you could not typically find here in West Michigan.