Scott F. Immell
Scott F. Immell, President and Majority Owner of Scioto Metals Inc.
Scioto Metals service center
is located in Lewis Center, OH, a suburb of Columbus. Founded in 1969, specializing
in slitting, cutting to length, and edge conditioning of non-ferrous metals.
Scott joined Scioto in 1983 in a sales capacity following graduation from Ohio
University. After serving in a number of capacities including sales, purchasing,
and production, Scott was named Vice President of Materials in 1992 and eventually
appointed President in 1997.
Scott, his wife Sarah, and their three children
reside in Dublin, OH.
Richard L. Farmer, Co-President of Farmer’s Copper Ltd.
During Richard‘s teenage years, he worked for his family business (Farmer’s Marine Copper Work’s Inc.) as a mechanics helper, warehousemen and a delivery driver. In 1983, he graduated from Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos, TX, receiving a BBA degree, emphasis in Marketing. After graduating, Richard immediately started his career at the family’s newly founded company Farmer’s Copper & Industrial Supply Inc. Richard started in the city sales office, handling local sales of steel pipe, fittings and structural steel and after spending a few short years at the city sales desk, he moved into selling copper alloys. In 1996, he became Vice-President of Sales, managing the sales department, leading up to 2004 where Richard was named Co-President of Farmer’s Copper Ltd.
Richard, being a third generation owner and descendent of a coppersmith, enjoys working and growing the family business with his brothers Bob, Bruce Jr. and Keith, along with his daughter Katherine. Richard and his wife Barbara reside on Tiki Island, near Galveston, Texas and enjoy spending time with their children Katherine and Tim, and their grandson Trevor.
Garret Herringdon, General Manager at Southern Copper & Supply, has been with the company for 12 plus years. Southern Copper & Supply is is a distributor and manufacturer of copper and resistance welding supplies. Prior to being elected as Secretary, Garret served on the Education Committee. Garret has been married to Sheila for 19 years and they have two children, Alexandra, and Caroline. He enjoys spending his free time with his family.
Mark Wolma, president of Nonferrous Products Division of IBC Advanced Alloys, has been with the company for 2 1/2 years. Nonferrous Products Division of IBC Advanced Alloys is primarily focused on High end value added service and distribution center of specialty niche copper alloys. Mark has thirty-four years as a consumer of copper products in the manufacture and repair of electric motors and electrical apparatus. Mark has been married to Darleen for 32 years and they have two children, Amber, and Zachary. He enjoys outdoor recreation, especially golf and hunting.
Daniel Kendall, President of ABC Metals Inc.
Dan began serving as President of ABC Metals in 2003 following
more than 20 years in a variety of capacities of increasing responsibility
with the company. He joined the company in 1982 as a truck driver and prior
to his current position, also served as slitter operator and setup before assuming
the role of warehouse manager of the Logansport servicenter. His broad experience
in operations coupled with formal education at Indiana University have given
Dan a view and knowledge of the business that is unique in our industry. Dan
and his wife Debbie are parents of two grown children.
ABC has also grown under
Dan’s leadership and direction. From its original servicenter in Logansport where its corporate headquarters are located, ABC has expanded its operations to more effectively serve the North American markets. The company’s El Paso, TX, servicenter was established in 2002, followed by the creation of its Pharr, TX, servicenter in 2005. More than just its geographic footprint, record of excellent quality and responsiveness to its customers’ needs, ABC Metal’s success can be attributed to the value it places on integrity, commitment and service – the cornerstones of its relationships with all stakeholders. He relates, “I believe to be successful in our industry you must foster relationships. It isn’t about selling business to business but rather it’s
about providing real value in the business relationship from person to person.”