Mark Boehman Vice President of Sales Automotive & Custom
Mark Boehman, Vice President of Sales – Automotive & Custom Industrial Products, joined Kaiser in 2006. Prior to joining Kaiser, Mr. Boehman held sales and commercial management positions of increasing responsibility at Alcan Corporation from 2001 to 2006 and at Hydro Aluminum during the previous five years. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from Michigan State University.
David Conrow Vice President of Kaiser Production System
David Conrow is Vice President of Kaiser Production System and formerly Vice President and General Manager, Extruded Aerospace & General Engineering Products. Mr.Conrow joined Kaiser in 1996 as Operations Manager at the facility in Greenwood, South Carolina, and was subsequently promoted to Group Vice President for hard alloy manufacturing. Prior to joining Kaiser, he held a series of production management and quality control positions with Emerson Electric and FAG Bearings Corporation. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Technology from Missouri Southern State University.
Scott Endres Vice President Flat Rolled Products
Scott Endres is Vice President – Flat Rolled Products and formerly served as Plant Manager at Kaiser’s Trentwood facility in Spokane, Washington. Mr. Endres joined Kaiser in 1997 and has held numerous key management positions in Maintenance and Engineering as well as served as Project Manager for the Trentwood facility’s heat treat plate capacity expansion project. Mr. Endres has over 20 years of experience in the Aluminum industry. Prior to joining Kaiser, Mr. Endres held operations management and engineering roles at Nichols Aluminum and Alcoa. Mr. Endres holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Tom Gannon Vice President - Marketing
Tom Gannon is Vice President - Marketing. Mr. Gannon rejoined Kaiser in 2006 as Vice President of Marketing, Aerospace and Distribution Products and was named to his current position in 2015. Mr. Gannon joined Kaiser in 1977, focused on sales and marketing of the company’s forgings and extrusions business. From 1999 to 2005, he worked at Alcan Corporation, as automotive market director and then as Vice President, managing the industrial products and automotive commercial effort for Alcan’s North American rolled products division. With the subsequent spin-off of Novelis, he continued as Vice President and maintained the commercial responsibility of rolled product sales. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Educational Communications from Ithaca College and a Master of Business Administration degree from Gannon University.
Doug Richman Vice President of Engineering and Technology
Doug Richman is Vice President of Engineering and Technology. Mr.Richman joined Kaiser in 1996 as General Manager of the Kaiser’s automotive castings operations and was appointed to his current position in 2001. Prior to joining Kaiser, he had been Vice President of Automotive Castings for Alcan Inc. His background also includes almost 20 years of experience in development and design management at General Motors. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance and Operations Research from the University of Detroit and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the General Motors Institute. Mr.Richman is a Registered Professional Engineer in Michigan.
Stephen Rogers Vice President Business Process Development
Stephen Rogers is Vice President – Business Process Development. Mr. Rogers joined Kaiser in 2006 as General Manager at Kaiser’s London, Ontario facility and was subsequently promoted to Vice President – Hard Alloy Rod, Bar and Wire in 2010 and Vice President – Common Alloy, Bar and Tube Products in 2013 and Vice President – Ground Transportation & Custom Industrial in 2014. Mr. Rogers was named to his current position in 2016. Prior to joining Kaiser he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Waltec Forgings and Waltec Engineering. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario Canada. Mr. Rogers is a Certified Management Accountant and Certified Public Accountant.
Jason Smith Vice President Operations Long Products
Jason Smith is Vice President Operations – Long Products. Mr. Smith joined Kaiser in 2016 and brings more than 20 years of operational leadership within the manufacturing, engineering and automotive fields. Prior to joining Kaiser he served as Vice President of Operations at Eaton Corporation where he led the Hydraulics Americas manufacturing operations and supporting functions across North America, Mexico and Brazil consisting of 24 plant facilities. Prior to that, Mr. Smith led the automotive manufacturing operations at Eaton consisting of nine plant facilities across North America. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology from Middle Tennessee State University and an Masters of Business Administration from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee.
Chuck Strong Vice President of Sales - High Strength and General Engineering Products
Chuck Strong is Vice President of Sales - High Strength and General Engineering Products. Mr. Strong joined Kaiser in 2010 as Vice President Marketing, Common Alloy Rod, Bar and Tube with more than 30 years of experience in various positions of commercial leadership within the aluminum industry and subsequently named VP of Sales- Aerospace and Distribution in late 2011. Mr. Strong was named to his current position in 2016. Prior to joining Kaiser he served as Director of National Accounts – Distribution for Sapa AS. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Oregon.
Robert Swartz Vice President of Marketing, Automotive & Industrial Products
Robert Swartz is Vice President of Marketing, Automotive & Industrial Products. He joined Kaiser in 2001, as Product Manager, Other Extruded Markets, and subsequently held various sales, marketing and manufacturing management responsibilities. Before joining Kaiser, he was with General Extrusions Inc. for 14 years eventually becoming VP of Marketing & Sales. Prior to that, he was with Bohn Aluminum where he gained increasingly responsible positions in sales and sales management. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Illinois State University.
Blain Tiffany Vice President - Sales & Marketing
Blain Tiffany is Vice President – Sales & Marketing, High Strength and General Engineering Products. Mr. Tiffany joined Kaiser in 2013 as Vice President – Marketing, Hard Alloy Extrusions, Pipe and Tube. Prior to joining Kaiser, Mr. Tiffany held several senior management positions during his 34 years in metals distribution. He was most recently with A.M. Castle & Co. where during his 13 years with the company he served as President of the Steel Plate division, President of the Aerospace division and President of the Industrial division. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Almeda College and completed the Strategic Metals Management Program at the Olin Business School Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.
Jason Walsh Vice President and General Manager - Automotive
Jason Walsh is Vice President and General Manager - Automotive and formerly served as Vice President – Financial Planning & Analysis. Mr. Walsh joined Kaiser in 2006 as Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis and served as Group Controller, Common Alloy Products and Director, Financial Planning & Analysis. Prior to joining Kaiser, he held a series of progressively responsible positions in manufacturing operations with Caterpillar Inc. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.