Investing in your future.
Trusting your enterprise needs to another company means making an investment in their people. We want to ensure that investment pays off.
Our experienced staff is here for one reason – you. With every client, every job, every call, we continually go that extra mile to make sure your needs are met.
Pat Cadle, CEO
To Pat, being a leader is not about personal rewards or gain. It’s all about the business, employees and quality services. Not your typical leader. But then Pat has never been about the status quo.
As CEO and founder of Works Computing, Pat likes to keep it simple – empowering others to do their best and treating people how he’d like to be treated. His hands-on, down-to-earth approach keeps the business focused, his team relaxed and customers happy.
After receiving a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Minnesota, Pat sharpened his sales skills at Coca Cola. He joined IBM in 1987 and quickly established himself in the technology field. It was this experience that Pat leveraged to launch Works Computing in 1994. Since then, he’s helped grow the start-up venture into a $30 million annual business – making it one of
the leading enterprise IT solutions providers in the Midwest.
When not in the office, Pat enjoys spending time with friends, his wife and three kids – who keep him very busy with their active lives.
An adventure seeker at heart, Mitch always enjoys a challenge. So, whether in the office or navigating the depths of the Canadian wilderness, he is prepared
to meet every situation head on.
Mitch brings the same full-throttle attitude to his role as chief technology officer for Works Computing. He continually focuses on the big picture – turning
new products, technologies and trends into successful customer-centric solutions. And, his 30 years in the IT industry, combined with the ability to envision what practical and effective solutions look like, provides customers with an honest and balanced approach to their challenges.
After U.S. Air Force avionics training, and a Control Data Institute computing degree, Mitch began his IT journey as a field service disk and tape specialist for Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC). He then moved into technical sales support, which helped him become one of the original team members for
DEC’s Storageworks division. In this role, Mitch helped grow Storageworks’ product set into one of the most significant hardware platforms in computing
history. It was this wealth of IT experience that Mitch leveraged to become co-owner of Works Computing in 1997.
Outside the office, Mitch has a number of hobbies including lifelong passions in motorcycling, shooting and photography, as well as new interests in diving,
flying and high-performance cars. He is just as active around the house, where he and his wife Lisa enjoy participating in the activities and lives of their
What do you get when you mix Speed Racer, a never-give-up mentality and 20+ years of IT expertise? A versatile techno wizard named Mitch Prust.
Advanced technology and innovation come naturally to Mitch. In the past two decades, he has crafted numerous technology, product, and marketing strategies for IT and communications organizations around the country. During that time, he has also built an impressive intellectual property portfolio that includes several “Cloud Computing” related patents.
Mitch has a master’s degree in Computer Engineering with a Major in information assurance (Computer Security) from Iowa State and a bachelor’s degree in IT management from Concordia University. Mitch serves on the board of directors for Defending the Blue Line – a non profit organization created by soldiers with the spirit of keeping hockey alive for the children of our nations military. In his spare time, Mitch enjoys motorcycle riding, hockey and spending time with his wife and their dogs.