Our Team

Our team is made up of seasoned industry executives as well as independent subject matter experts. Whether you need tactical management, strategic leadership, or creative types, we have you covered.

Executive Team

Adam Schmitt

ProFab Alliance Managing Director
Adam graduated from the University of Southern Indiana with degrees in both Human Resources and Business Management. Adam has been instrumental in the company’s growth and evolution. Adam’s ability to see outside the box, his knack for product development, and his customer relationship skills are of great value. Today, he leads our company’s business development efforts and administrative teams which include, Human Resources, Sales, Marketing, IT, and Product Development. Under Adam’s direction, we continue to see our business expand on its current offerings as well as forge into new markets.

Matthew Nix

President/CEO & Founder
Matthew started working at the family business at the age of 8, sweeping the floor and cleaning machinery for $5.00 a Saturday. Later, he began working in the shop as a summer intern learning the ropes. In addition to learning the technical trade aspects of the job, he credits much of his customer service, business development skills, and values to the lessons he learned working with his father and grandfather. Matthew began working full-time for the company in 2004 after attending Vincennes University for welding technology. Since that time, the once mom and pop business has grown nearly 100 times to 125+ team members with a national reach, been named to the Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in America for 7 consecutive years, Posey County Business of the Year, Indiana Companies to Watch, one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana in 2018 and 2019, one of Indiana's BPTW in Manufacturing in 2022, and also named the Southwest Indiana community champion of the year in 2021. 

Jared Baehl

CFO
Jared graduated from the University of Evansville with degrees in both Accounting and Business Management. Jared now leads all financial operations as the Chief Financial Officer for all Integrated Businesses as well as all Holdings Companies.  His experience in public accounting will help with future growth and expansion through continued success and acquisitions.  

Factional Support & Shared Services Team

Angela Kirlin

Director of Human Resources
Angela graduated from Indiana State University with degrees in both Business Management and Administration as well as obtained her Master’s Degree in Human Resources Training and Development. Angela began her career after college with Cintas as a Management Trainee.  From that position she then went on to be the Human Resources Manager of the Louisville and Elizabethtown districts.  Angela brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from her time at Cintas. In 2023, Angela obtained the SHRM-CP credentials and, also transitioned into her current role as Director of Human Resources where she oversees all our recruiting efforts and works to preserve our unique company culture.

Lindsey Nix

Sales Training & Development
Lindsey Nix, Director of Public Relations & Training has held multiple roles within the company. She has been instrumental in helping navigate us through our high growth years. She spent 6 years as Director of Finance, managing the accounting and finance department of the business. With the addition of our CFO in 2017, she was able to transition to her current role. Lindsey enjoys introducing our strategies to new customers and maintaining key relationships with our current customer base. Lindsey also represents the company and the Nix family in various community organizations, and activities, and oversees charitable giving. In addition to many other community and volunteer activities, she is the Chair of the Family Business Alliance within EREP, serves as the Marketing Chair, and is a member of the Executive Committee for Junior Achievement of Southwest Indiana. Additionally, she serves on the board for Catholic Charities, plays a role on the National Marketing Committee for the Legatus Organization, and holds the role of Marketing Chair, and serves on the Romain College of Business Board of Advisors.

Kevin Dilger

Director of Pre-Production
Kevin graduated from Purdue University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. He has spent the last 14 years as a Project Engineer and then Senior Estimator in the construction contractor space. Kevin’s years of experience in managing and estimating projects from PO to project completion will help streamline the pre-production process.

Miranda Daugherty

Digital Sales & Marketing Manager
With a background in Corporate Marketing and Graphic Design, Miranda obtained a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Southern Indiana along with skills in business development, graphic design, entrepreneurship, and digital marketing. Miranda came to the business with the responsibilities of market development of current and future territories, inbound sales leads, and also led our marketing efforts through creation of print and digital collateral, website build / management, and SEO campaign development. In July of 2022, Miranda transitioned into her current position as our Digital Sales & Marketing Manger and is now responsible for the overall business development growth for us and our holdings companies through primarily search engine marketing and web development.

Casey Voelker

Owner, Creative Director
Captivated Content
Casey attended the University of Southern Indiana to study Radio and Television.  While in college, he interned at a leading advertising agency in Evansville, IN, worked part time at a local TV station, and worked part time as a marketing specialist at a local golf store. He quickly became passionate about marketing, telling business stories, and helping those businesses grow with strategy. Before he graduated, he landed his first fulltime job as a creative services marketing producer for the leading local TV station in the Evansville market, creating commercials for local and regional businesses. After his stint with the TV station, Casey joined a couple different marketing agencies, all while doing work for an up-and-coming metal fabrication company in his hometown, Poseyville, IN. He decided to make the move to working internally as a marketing resource for the business, but always had that itch to start his own video marketing company. One day, Casey met with the company president, pitched his idea for a new type of video marketing agency based around consistent and constant video content creation that helps keep businesses at the top of customers and potential employees' minds while also moving them along a sales or recruitment funnel. The next day Casey partnered to form Captivated Content LLC and the team hasn't looked back.

Alissa Paik

Owner, Fractional Chief Marketing Officer
Thrive Marketing Strategies
After working in small businesses, nonprofits and the corporate world, Alissa decided she wanted to make a bigger yet more personal impact. She formed Thrive Marketing Strategies in 2014 to help small business owners provide more, hire more and do more for their local economies through effective marketing strategies. Alissa has 12 years of marketing and communication experience. Her involvement in the community and her passion for helping business owners and organizations grow their impact are deeply intertwined.

Patrick Bender

IT & Data Coordinator
Patrick graduated from Vincennes University with an Associate’s Degree in Computer Networking than continued his education at Purdue University graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Technology. Patrick has advanced his skills and knowledge through the years working as a Network Technician, Account Manager, Technical Support Specialist, and Systems Support Analyst. With Patrick’s years of experience and in-depth understanding of a variety of networking, server/ workstation and software suites, he is a great resource for our support team and all our facilities for internal support.

Member Success Managers. Meet Our Coaches.

Dan Robinson, Sr.

Certified Executive Coach / Sr. Consultant
Robinson Consulting Solutions, LLC.

With over 34 years of hands-on experience, Dan offers his clients expert knowledge and advice that he has acquired throughout his career.  During that time, Dan held several senior-level executive leadership positions with three different international manufacturing companies, including, four stints as Plant Manager in North America, Director of Spanish Operations in Sagunto, Spain, Director of Quality Assurance for North America and Director of Global Maintenance Standardization.  At each location, Dan was ultimately responsible for all areas of profit and loss, including business planning and budgeting, safety, human resources, quality assurance, supply chain, production, finance, maintenance, and engineering.

With a passion for helping other businesses and entrepreneurs, Dan started with Pro Fab Alliance as a member Success Manager to share his knowledge in order to help businesses close gaps, improve operations and eliminate waste.  As an executive coach and consultant Dan works with business owners and executives in the areas of business planning and development, operational management, business process and operational excellence, business execution, and leadership development—particularly with regard to next-generation leaders.  In doing so, Dan frequently utilizes teaching workshops and group facilitation as the primary methods in order to teach key business principles and improvement strategies.

Dan has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University and holds Executive Coaching Certification from IAP, 6 sigma Black Belt certification, IATF 16949:2016/ISO9001:2015 QMS Lead Auditor Certification, ISO45001 Lead Auditor Certification and Lean Six-Sigma training from The Air Academy.

Joe Patterson

Senior Leader Engineering & Operations
Teleios Development, LLC.

Joe, with over 23 years of professional experience, brings a wealth of expertise to his clients in the manufacturing and consulting sectors. Throughout his career, Joe has held various senior-level and executive positions both domestically and internationally. As the Executive Director for North American Operations, he successfully managed eight locations, leading a team of 450 employees and achieving a remarkable revenue of $140 million. Within this role, Joe was responsible for overseeing Operations, Sales, Safety, Engineering, Quality, and Human Resources across all facilities.

Known for his analytical mindset, Joe possesses exceptional decision-making skills and has a proven track record of providing strategic guidance to diverse organizations. He thrives when collaborating with other highly motivated individuals in cross-functional and multi-disciplined teams. Joe is well-prepared to tackle global challenges, whether they arise from suppliers, customers, or team members.

Joe earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the prestigious Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. He further augmented his knowledge and skills by obtaining an Executive MBA from the University of Kentucky and University of Louisville.