Our Team

Jonathan Skornia, General Manager


Prior to taking the reins at TNT, Jonathan was a Project Manager and, then, Operations Manager at ACME Constructors. He joined ACME Constructors in 2013. Earlier, Jonathan was a project manager for a large commercial concrete contractor in St. Louis. In these previous roles, Jonathan was responsible for managing the day to day activities on multiple large-scale construction projects. Jonathan also worked for Jacob’s Engineering as a project engineer performing contract work for NASA at the Redstone Arsenal Military base located in Huntsville, AL.

Bruce Arndt, Director of Operations


Bruce has over 30 years of manufacturing and fabrication experience and has extensive experience in precision machinery and tooling. Bruce oversees the day to day management of TNT’s fabrication facility and ensures that projects are being completed on time and within budget, while maintaining high quality and safety standards.

Ryan Shade, Account Manager


Ryan has more than 20 years of leadership experience in sales and management.  He has excelled in the Material Handling, PT Distribution, and manufacturing industries working with some of the largest names in the business.  Ryan is a true industrial and mechanical solutions provider and has a wealth of knowledge in conveyors, gearing, bearings, and customer service.  If you need a part for an existing system or an entirely new system, call Ryan.  He welcomes all opportunities to serve.  Call Ryan at 314-332-7336.

Brandon Harris, Machining Manager


With over 15 years of experience managing machine shops, Brandon oversees the day to day operations of the TNT Machine Shop. Brandon's machining experience along with his use of industry-standard software gives him the ability to manage your precision machined project from estimating to completion.   Brandon's responsibilities include: planning, scheduling, and coordinating the Machine Shop's operations as well as customer care. 

Tony Wofford, Project Manager/Estimator


Tony has more than 40 years of fabrication experience starting out as a machine operator, fitter, welder, inspector.  He then moved into management and design including roles as production manager and plan superintendent.  Tony specializes in chute design, structural detailing and estimating for TNT.  Tony is proficient in AutoCAD, SolidWorks, and Tekla.

John Cota, Senior Project Manager/Estimator


John has more than 30 years of fabrication experience, starting out as a fitter in the shop, then moving into estimating and project managing residential, commercial, industrial and government projects.  John oversees the Estimating team as well as the Project Management team at TNT.  John's expertise and hands on approach ensure that your project will be handled professionally with an emphasis in quality and on-time performance.

Audrea LaGesse, Office Manager


Audrea has been with TNT since 2016 as Office Manager.  She has more than 8 years of customer service and administrative experience.  Audrea is responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable, billing, payroll, human resources, and more.

Byron Pratt, Fabrication Manager


Byron has more than 20 years in the Construction Industry working as a union carpenter/millwright.  He then moved up to Industrial Millwright Foreman/Superintendent and now Steel Fabrication Manager at TNT.  Byron's responsibilities include planning, scheduling, and coordinating production in the shop.

Brendan, Detailer/Shop Coordinator


Coming Soon - we are working to learn more about Brenadan , so that we can share that information here with you!has been with TNT since 2016, starting out as a welder and fitter.  He is experienced in structural fabrication, reading detailed drawings, and optimizing shop efficiency.  Nick oversees shipping fabricated parts to the job site and is a certified welder.

John Zettler, Quality Control Administrator


John has more than 30 years of fabrication experience, starting out as a welder and machinist.  He moved into field measuring, design, and detailing industrial structural steel and automated equipment.  John is responsible for TNT's quality control systems, shop optimization, and workplace health/safety.  John is involved in mentoring and training new employees.