Senior Officers

Robert C. McPherson, III, became Senior Vice President on March 31, 2003 and Chief Financial Officer on December 1, 2005, and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Metals USA Holdings on May 1, 2006.  From August 2004 through November 2005, Mr. McPherson was President of our Building Products Group and from March 2003 to August 2004, Mr. McPherson was Senior Vice President, Business Development. Prior to joining Metals USA, Mr. McPherson was employed at California Steel Industries, Inc. (CSI). From 1989 until March 2003, Mr. McPherson served in a number of capacities at CSI, most recently as Treasurer and Controller.

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Roger Krohn, became Senior Vice President of Operations on January 1, 2011. From November 2003 to December 2010, Mr. Krohn was President of the Flat Rolled and Non-Ferrous Group. Mr. Krohn served as President of Krohn Steel Service Center from 1982 until its acquisition by Metals USA in 1998. After that, Mr. Krohn remained as General Manager of that location until becoming President of the Flat Rolled and Non-Ferrous Group. After attending college, Mr. Krohn served seven years as a pilot in the U.S. Air Force, and was commissioned as an officer in 1975.

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Keith Koci, became Senior Vice President, Business Development on December 1, 2005.  From May 2004 through November 2005, Mr. Koci served as Metals USA’s Vice President, Corporate Controller.  From August 2003 through May 2004, Mr. Koci served as Metals USA’s Corporate Director of Budgeting.  Mr. Koci joined Metals USA in August 1998 as a regional controller in the Flat Rolled Group.  Before joining Metals USA, Mr. Koci was CFO and Controller of Optimum Nutrition, Inc.  Mr. Koci is a certified public accountant licensed in the state of Texas.

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William A. Smith II, became Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary on September 17, 2010.  Mr. Smith joined Metals USA as Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary in August 2009.  Prior to joining Metals USA, Mr. Smith was General Counsel, Secretary and Director of Corporate Development for an international biometric technology company.  Prior to that, Mr. Smith was a Partner in the Corporate & Securities practice group of DLA Piper.  Before joining DLA Piper, Mr. Smith practiced law in Seoul, Korea, where he represented and counseled multinational corporations and engaged in a variety of domestic and international commercial transactions. Mr. Smith received a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and an A.B. from Georgetown University.   

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Division Officers
 

David A. Martens, became President of the Plates and Shapes Group - West in July 2005. From 1999 through 2005, Mr. Martens was Vice President of Metals USA’s Plates and Shapes South-central Region. Mr. Martens was employed at Singer Steel, Inc. from 1978 until it was acquired by Uni-Steel, Inc. in 1987. Mr. Martens served in a number of capacities at Uni-Steel, most recently as Executive Vice President from 1992 to 1997.

 

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Don Gingery, became President of the Flat Rolled Group in January 2011.  Mr. Gingery was Vice President of the Flat Rolled and Non-Ferrous Group from 2003 to 2010, also serving as General Manager of the Wooster Ohio facility since 1997.  Mr. Gingery began his career with Wayne Steel in 1979, where he worked his way up to the position of Vice President of Operations.  Mr. Gingery has a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ohio State University.

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Mickey Marshall, became President of Plates and Shapes Group – Southeast in January 2009.  Prior to that, Mr. Marshall served as Metals USA’s Vice President, Plates and Shapes Southeast between September 2000 and December 2008.  Mr. Marshall began his career with Jeffreys Steel Company in 1984, where he held various management positions including Sales, Purchasing and Operations.  Jeffreys Steel was purchased by Metals USA in 1997.  Mr. Marshall is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi.

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Pete Lent, became President of the Great Lakes Group of Metals USA in January 2011. From 2006 to 2010 he served as Vice President of the Flat Rolled and Non-Ferrous Group, as well as General Manager of the Northbrook Illinois, Walker Michigan, and Horicon Wisconsin facilities. Mr. Lent has been President of J Rubin Co. since its acquisition by Metals USA in 2010. Prior to joining Metals USA in 1999, Mr. Lent worked for J & F Steel Corporation for nineteen years. He is a graduate of Denison University, with a BA in English.

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Mike Cooney, became President of Non-Ferrous for Metals USA in January 2011.  Prior to this assignment, Mr. Cooney was Vice President, Non-Ferrous and General Manager of the Germantown Wisconsin service center from 2004 to 2010.  From 2003 through 2004 Mr. Cooney was General Manager of both the Germantown and Horicon Wisconsin service centers, after being promoted to General Manager of Horicon in 2001.  Mr. Cooney began his career with Metals USA in 1998 as Sales Manager in Horicon.  Prior to joining Metals USA, he worked in various capacities for LTV Steel Company.  Mr. Cooney is a 1990 graduate of Purdue University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management.  

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Jim Urban, became President of Plates and Shapes Group - Northeast in April 2010. Prior to this assignment, since 2001, Mr. Urban was Regional Vice President, Plates and Shapes Group, while also serving as General Manager of the Langhorne Service Center. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Urban held the position of Vice President, Sales and Marketing for the Plates and Shapes Group. Prior to that, Mr. Urban held a variety of sales and management positions from 1979 to 1999 with Interstate Steel Supply Company. Mr. Urban is a 1979 graduate of LaSalle University in Philadelphia, PA.

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Robert T. Reilley, joined Metals USA in September of 1997 and became President of the i- Solutions Group of Metals USA in October of 2005.  He had served as Vice President and General Manager of that Group since June, 2000.  Mr. Reilley began his career in the metals service center industry with Edgcomb Metals Company and held several management positions during his 17 year tenure at Edgcomb.  Mr. Reilley is a graduate of Drexel University and the Temple University School of Law, and served as an officer in the United States Army.

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Ron Anderson, became President, Roofing Products in September of 2010. From 2003 through 2005 he worked as a Sales Manager, becoming  Director of Sales in 2006 and Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Metals USA’s Roofing Products in 2008.   Mr. Anderson has been involved in the metal roofing industry as either a business owner or a  sales executive since his graduation in 1991. He has a degree in Business Management from Utah Valley State College.

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Corporate Officers
 

Dan Henneke, became Vice President and Corporate Controller of Metals USA on December 1, 2005.  Mr. Henneke joined Metals USA in February, 2003 as Vice President of Finance of the Building Products Group.  Prior to 2003, Mr. Henneke held various financial positions in manufacturing and distribution related companies.  Mr. Henneke is a graduate of the University of Houston with a BBA in Accounting and, upon graduation, worked for more than 8 years in the audit group of Arthur Andersen & Co. Mr. Henneke is a Certified Public Accountant.

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Joe Stewart was appointed Vice President, Human Resources in January 2011.  Mr. Stewart joined Metals USA in August 2006 as a Regional HR Manager and was promoted to Director, Human Resources in September 2009.  Prior to joining Metals USA, Mr. Stewart was a Director, Human Resources in the manufacturing industry.  Mr. Stewart received a B.S. in Accounting from Temple University.

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