M Chemical Company, Inc.

A global supplier of specialty chemicals, plastics, polymers, catalysts, absorbents, and gas odorants to formulators, producers, and manufacturers in the oil & gas, aerospace, and automotive industries.  A second-generation family-owned business with aggressive global growth strategies.

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The Isaac Group

Served on several family-owned business boards involved in scrap metals processing and recycling, commercial and industrial real estate development and management, and private investments. Successfully sold scrap metals business unit to public company to provide liquidity to shareholders; retained Isaac Property Co. business unit for continued 4th generation family business ownership.

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The Fabbri Group

An agricultural firm with experience growing more than 30 commercial crops in California’s San Joaquin Valley. Firm focuses on acquiring, developing and managing high value agricultural assets. Currently operate and manage over 10,000 permanent crop acres (e.g. almonds, table grapes and bulk wine grapes) in California and has recently expanded operations and investments into Portugal.

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Findley, Inc.

First outside board member to join a regional full service employee benefits and human resources consulting firm.  Firm rapidly expanded practice areas through organic growth and acquisitions, growing from an initial office in Toledo, Ohio to include offices in  Chicago, IL; Toledo, Columbus and Cleveland, Ohio; and Charlotte, N.C.

Board responsibility includes participation on Compensation Committee (1997- 2014) and assisting with several consulting assignments.

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Betco, Inc.

Specialty chemical manufacturer of cleaning solutions. Second generation family-owned business with aggressive growth strategies. Successfully completed 3 acquisitions to address non-organic growth core industry. Assisted in financial recapitalization of company; buyout of minority shareholders; operational improvements, etc. Member, Compensation Committee. 

Rejoined board in 2019 to assist with Gen 2 to Gen 3 family and business transition planning.

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Metal Management, Inc.

A $1+ billion public company (NYSE:SMS) consolidator of the scrap metals recycling industry. Board member (1997-2000) with positions on Executive Committee (1997-1999) and Audit Committee (1997-1998). Completed over 10 acquisitions increasing revenues ten-fold.

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Ferrex Trading LLC

Founding CEO of start-up scrap iron metals brokerage business serving U.S. steel and automotive industries. Company was merged into The Isaac Corporation in 1991.

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Miltec Resources, L.P.

Joint venture start-up company with Tube City, Inc. (scrap metals recycling and steel mill-processing company). Start-up company developed new technologies to recycle steel mill waste by-products.

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Stonebridge Industries, Inc.

A privately held acquisition company focused at acquiring small automotive suppliers/manufacturing companies. Sold three businesses previously acquired in 1999.

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Fifth Third Bank

A $4 billion banking and financial services organization serving Northwestern Ohio/Southeastern Michigan. Participation on the Board’s Executive Committee.

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