Steel Heavy Plates Company Leadership, Steel Processing


Robert Schaal - President

Schaal was the President and COO of Lukens during some of its very profitable years. He was CEO of Jindal Steel, Baytown, TX. He has served in top executive roles, and as a Board member, of several steel and manufacturing companies nationwide.

Damian Brennan - Vice President, Administration

Mr. Brennan has spent a total of 17 years in the steel and metals industry in a variety of roles including sales, supply chain, financial and operations modeling, government relations, import/export, M&A and information technology. He was a partner at IMA Consulting, a niche market consulting company focused on Japanese companies with operations in the United States.

He earned his MBA and MS in Information Systems at Boston University and his Bachelors degree in Philosophy from SUNY Albany.

Joe Curry - Vice-President of Field Sales

Mr. Curry has spent a total of 25 years with multiple companies in the heavy steel plate industry that processes thick parts. He has served in a variety of roles including Sales, Sales Manager, VP of Sales, and General Manager. He earned a BS in Finance from John Carroll University.

Rebecca Znidarsich - Vice President, Finance

Ms. Znidarsich has over 22 years of experience in the steel industry; as Controller for Fabrique de Fer de Charleroi USA, Inc. and CFO for the Artco Group companies. She earned a BBA in Public Accounting from the Pace University Lubin School of Business

Jeff Thompson - Vice President, Operations

Spent the last 25 years in the steel service center/fabrication industry.  He spent 12 years at Castle Metals in various management roles before joining the Artco Group in 2007, where he spent the majority of his time in the role of VP of Operations for Houston Blow Pipe.  He earned his B.S. in Business Management through Western Governors University.