• O’Neal Steel Names New Regional VPs

O’Neal Steel Names New Regional VPs

BIRMINGHAM, AL — In a move designed to further enhance efficiency, synergy, and customer service, the collective facilities of O’Neal Steel are now grouped into three operating regions: South, Midwest, and Southwest. This streamlined organizational model should allow for even greater focus and cooperation among facilities, while simplifying the management structure at the regional level with three new Regional Vice Presidents.


BIRMINGHAM, AL In a move designed to further enhance efficiency, synergy, and customer service, the collective facilities of O’Neal Steel are now grouped into three operating regions: South, Midwest, and Southwest. This streamlined organizational model should allow for even greater focus and cooperation among facilities, while simplifying the management structure at the regional level with three new Regional Vice Presidents.

The South Region, now composed of operations in Birmingham, AL, Greensboro, NC, Jackson, MS, Jacksonville, FL, Knoxville, TN, Mobile, AL, Nashville, TN, and Tampa, FL, is led by Regional Vice President Gary Gray. Gray began his career as an hourly employee at O’Neal 36 years ago, and has held numerous supervisory and management positions in operations, in addition to having served as a General Manager and Regional Manager.

The Midwest Region consists of operations in Clifton, NJ, Evansville, IN, Ft. Wayne, IN, Peru, IL, Pittsburgh, PA, Shelbyville, IN, and Waterloo, IA, and is led by Regional Vice President Jeff Roberston. A graduate of Purdue University, Robertson has 26 years experience in the metals industry, and has been with O’Neal since 1996, having held the positions of Sales Manager, General Manager, and Regional Manager.

The Southwest Region includes the Commerce City, CO, Dallas, TX, Farmington, NM, Houston, TX, Jonesboro, AR, Lafayette, LA, and Little Rock, AR facilities, which are now overseen by Regional Vice President Steve Coulter. A graduate of Southwest Texas State University, Coulter has 23 years experience in the metals industry. He joined O’Neal in 1993, and has worked as an Inside Sales Representative, Office Manager, Sales Manager, Assistant General Manager, General Manager, and Regional Manager prior to this promotion.

O’Neal Steel is a business unit of O’Neal Industries, focused on distribution and first- stage processing of a full range of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. O’Neal Industries is the largest family-owned group of metals service centers in the U.S.A., with sales of approximately 2.5 billion in 2011. The company’s Industrial Metals Group (IMG) and High-Performance Metals Group (HPMG) consist of 13 leading brands working cooperatively to provide added value to customers in diverse markets throughout the world. O’Neal Industries is headquartered in Birmingham, AL and has more than 80 locations in North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, visit onealind.com.