♢♢ IATF 16949

Quality Certified

♢♢ ISO 14001

Environmentally Certified

  • 1500 4th Ave., Cadillac, Michigan USA
  • (231) 779-9600

♢♢ IATF 16949

Quality Certified

♢♢ ISO 14001

Environmentally Certified


Dan Minor

CEO of Cadillac Casting, Inc.

Dan is a manufacturing professional with over 37 years of domestic and international metal casting, manufacturing and business experience. He started with Cadillac Casting as a high school co-op and worked his way into project management and then on to leadership roles. During his time with CCI, he has built foundries and casting facilities from the ground up from Michigan to Mexico, and all the way to Russia. He is the inventor/co-inventor on over 26 patented inventions of new products, methods and processes. Dan has a Bachelor of Arts from Saginaw Valley University and an Executive MBA from University of Michigan.

John Haas

President of Cadillac Casting, Inc.

John’s expertise and extensive foundry knowledge is the product of his more than 40 years of working within the metal casting industry. He started in the field while in college. He obtained a BS in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati. John also graduated from the Executive MBA program at Xavier University.

John steadily progressed through a number of positions and gained extensive experience during these growth opportunities at the following companies: Grede, Rochester Metal Products, Prospect Foundry, Dalton Corporation, and Amcast Industrial Corporation. Over the course of his career, John has risen through the following positions at a variety of companies – Plant Metallurgist, Melt Superintendent, Quality Manager, Technical Director, Plant Manager, VP of Operations, Group VP, and President. He also spent four years as an internal consultant and management resource (both domestically and internationally) at a large steel producer

Todd Carlson

Chief Financial Officer

Todd first joined Dan Minor as his business partner in 2004 and serves as Chief Financial Officer of Cadillac Casting. Prior to CCI, Todd performed equity and debt transactions for a number of companies. Todd also served as the Chief Financial Officer and shareholder of Image Tele/Video, Inc. Prior to joining Image Tele/Video, Inc., Todd served as Vice President in corporate banking for seven years at NBD Bank and Firstar Bank managing a large portfolio of corporate loans in a variety of industries. Through a special bank liquidation assignment in 1995, he gained extensive experience in crisis management and troubled loan work-out. Todd earned a Bachelor of Arts from Northwestern College and an M.B.A. from the University of Iowa. He achieved the CFA designation in 1991.

Kyle Klein

Vice President Business Development

Kyle joined Cadillac Casting in January 2010.  Prior to joining Cadillac, he had various sales roles with Intermet Corporation and Formtech Industries.  He has over 20 years of sales experience in the metals industry.  He received a bachelor of arts in economics from Albion College and received his master’s in business administration from Northwood University.

Dennis Thornburg

Sales Manager

Dennis joined Cadillac Casting in February 2007 and has over 21-years of industry experience.  Prior to arriving at Cadillac Casting, he worked in variety of sales and business development roles for Eagle-Picher Automotive, Citation Corporation and Hayes Lemmerz International.  Dennis holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Franklin Pierce College and is a veteran of the United States Air Force.