Craig Smyth

Craig Smyth

Owner, President & Expedition Leader

Craig is the rock solid raw energy on which Clemleddy Construction runs, and it’s renewable! His enthusiasm and good humor inspire the Clemleddy Team to strive for excellence on every project. Craig started the business in 1986 and has spent a satisfying 30 years growing Clemleddy Construction into the lake region’s premiere builder of new homes and renovations.

Craig is always on the go, whether traveling, golfing or playing ice hockey; and he loves a good adrenaline rush. He’s jumped out of a plane a few times (with a parachute!) and fulfilled his need for speed at the Stock Car Racing Experience at Pocono Raceway.

When it comes to building energy efficient, green homes, Craig is the man to see. He’s a Certified Green Professional of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). He also likes to support the community and involves himself in various local associations such as Wayne Pike Building Industry Association, Pennsylvania Builders Association, and WEDCO.

Likes: Hockey, concerts, fast driving, flowers, landscaping, and skiing
Not So Much: Slow drivers, structure, fast food, and pretentious fake people

Ryan Smyth

Ryan Smyth, R.C.S.

Project Manager & Point Man

Accountability, that’s Ryan’s middle name. Though fun-loving and spirited, he thrives on projects that are organized, and run smoothly. That’s why he excels at managing each Improve It Crew project from sales phase through completion; coordinating workers, materials and equipment. Ryan never misses a detail as he provides technical direction and ensures compliance with quality standards. It’s not always work and no play for Ryan. He can be found on the ski slopes in winter months and golfing in the summer. After graduating from Penn State University with an Associates Degree in Architectural Engineering Technologies, he earned his Residential Construction Superintendent (R.C.S.) designation and continually seeks opportunities to increase client satisfaction.

Likes: Pizza, organization, BBQ’s, and skydiving.
Not So Much: Slow drivers, seafood, chaos, and mini-vans.

Nicole Morgan

Nicole Morgan

Marketing Coordinator & Go-To Guru

Nicole earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications, with a track in Advertising, from The University of Scranton. She loves designing ads for our many media venues; including print and digital ads, as well as our website. The more tasks that we throw at her, the happier she is! Nicole works with clients and subcontractors to help understand and utilize our construction software to it’s fullest potential. Chances are, if you have a question, Nicole has (or will find) an answer for you!

Likes: iced coffee, her 2 Bull Terriers, smiling, penguins, family time, wine
Not So Much: seafood, negativity, and rude people

Susy West

Susy West

Sales Executive/Project Coordinator & Connoisseur of Kitchen & Bath Design

Susy brings over 25 years of experience in the construction field and designing kitchens and baths. She is our go-to girl for color, fixture, and material selections. Customer satisfaction is Susy’s top priority and will gladly assist her clients with product selections including counter tops, cabinets, tile design. Her enthusiasm and positive attitude makes people feel at ease – you’ll feel like you’ve known Susy your whole life the first time you meet her! Susy is detail oriented, patient, and an excellent problem solver. She loves spending time with her four grown amazing children.

Likes: family, bracelets, lighthouses, smiles, peanut M&M’s
Not So Much: dishonesty, negativity, exercising

Ellen Wojtowicz

Ellen Wojtowicz, MBA

Director of Finance and Business Development & Mission Control

Ellen is the foundation on which Clemleddy stands.  A team member since 1998, she provides a cheerful balance that keeps Clemleddy on a steady growth track. Ellen directs Clemleddy’s business office and finances, handling tasks like budgeting, financial analysis, payroll and strategic business development.

As a Penn State Alumni with a bachelor’s degree in Finance, she frequents Happy Valley to attend Nittany Lions football games. She is a lifelong learner and received an Academic Achievement Award from Wilkes University after completing its MBA program. Ellen loves to push herself to new boundaries and skydiving at 10,000 feet was just another adventure added to her list.

Likes: Chocolate peanut butter ice cream, technology, the beach, yoga, and animals.
Not So Much: Spelling and grammatical errors, speculation, negativity, and trucks holding up both lanes of traffic.

Mark Nilsen

Mark Nilsen

Field Supervisor & Master of Getting Things Done

Mark is loved by clients for his friendly and energetic personality. But don’t let his easygoing personality fool you. When Mark sets a goal he accomplishes it, and ensures nothing goes off track along the way. He’s been a Clemleddy Team member since 1991, starting as a carpenter’s apprentice and gaining the knowledge and skills necessary to advance to the Lead Carpenter position. Currently, Mark is our Field Supervisor and oversees field operations and manages the Clemleddy Carpenter Crew. When Mark isn’t putting his heart and soul into building homes, he spends his time with his wife and two children.

Likes: Spending time with family, camping, 4-wheelers, snowmobiles, dirt bikes, skiing, winter, and summer.
Not So Much: Carrots and being unorganized.


P.J. Dougherty

Estimator, Purchasing Manager, and Lead Problem Solver

P.J. is our award-winning problem solver with seventeen years of experience in the construction field. His expertise include planning, logistics, operations and finance. He maintains practical experience in design/Autocad, system development, new construction, remodeling, heavy equipment, land development and dealing with codes and regulations. P.J. also has one year of Response Management experience at the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.

Likes: Spending time with his family
Not So Much: Halloween and having his picture taken (obviously)



Karen Broschart

Senior Interior Designer

Karen holds a Master’s Degree in Interior Design from the New York School of Interior Design in New York City. After graduating, Karen began her career in “The Big Apple” where she created designs for both residential and commercial interiors including single family homes, condos, restaurants, hotel lobbies and guestrooms. Whether large or small, Karen approaches every design challenge with passion and dedication to ensure that every client’s dream becomes a reality. Her love for building relationships and getting to know the personalities and lifestyles of every client, make working with Karen comfortable and enjoyable. From architectural finishes to furniture, art and accessories, Karen provides her professional guidance every step of the way and is the ultimate source for all things interiors. While grateful for the decade that Karen spent gaining a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience in NYC, she is most happy back home in the Pocono Mountains where she surrounded by her family and the great outdoors. When not obsessing over design, Karen can be found kayaking on the river, camping, hiking and BBQing with family and friends.

Likes: being outside, traveling, cooking, wine, music
Not So Much: messy rooms, dishonesty, bad coffee


Tiffany Atkins

Administrative Assistant & Director of First Impressions

Chances are when you call the Clemleddy Office, that’s Tiffany’s cheery voice you hear answering the phone! Since she started working, Tiffany has always had a job in Customer Service and Sales. She loves talking and getting to know new people. Making sure each new customer feels warmly welcomed is what Tiffany does best. As our Director of First Impressions, you will always be greeted with a smile from Tiffany, in fact, you can almost hear her smiling over the phone.

Likes: Traveling, Autumn, Watermelon, and Tiffany Style Lamps
Not So Much: Rude People, Raisins, and Coffee

The Clemleddy Carpenter Crew

Each member of our dedicated team brings his unique craftsmanship and attention to detail to every project, making our crew standout above the rest. Clemleddy Construction carpenters take great pride in their work and enjoy working together. They all share the same rewarding feelings of seeing the final product.