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Joe Dombrowski founded Pennsylvania Steel to provide exceptional service and supply chain solutions for those dependent on the steel industry. To provide the quality services our customers rely on we are consistently growing our sales and support staff. Our people have been and always will be our strongest asset.
Joseph M Dombrowski
Chairman of the Board / CEO
Joe has been in the metals industry for over 55 years. He began his career early by earning an internship at Edgcomb Metals while still in high school. He worked in the business for years in sales, then management before deciding to step out and form his own company in 1972 with only 3 employees. Today he oversees 300+ employees that are a part of the 7 divisions of Pennsylvania Steel.
He is very active in the community serving on the boards of the American Cancer Society, South County YMCA, Venice Youth Boating and Venice Hospital Foundation. He was also a former president of the MSCI Philadelphia Chapter. He served our country in the US Army 101st Airborne Division. He also has a love for music having played professionally for 20 years.
BARRY R. WALSH
Barry has been in the Service Center Industry since 1978. He joined PSC in 1981 as an Inside Salesperson. He held positions of Assistant General Manager, General Manager then Vice President through the 1980s. Barry was promoted to the current position of President / COO in 1998. His affiliations include The Iron League of Philadelphia and ongoing involvement in the Metals Service Center Institute. His Metal Service Center Institute positions include President of the Philadelphia Chapter and Chairperson of the national MSCI Bar Division Council.
Currently the Chief Financial Officer of Pennsylvania Steel Company, Joann began her career back in 1985 as an entry level bookkeeper. As her role continued to grow over the years, she later earned the title of Controller than later promoted to her current position held since 1998.
As technology evolved, in 1991 found herself in the forefront of Pennsylvania Steel’s transformation from manual records keeping to implementing a companywide completely integrated Accounting & Inventory Management computer networking system to improve its operations to better serve customer needs.
Since the company’s first acquisition in 1997, Joann has been an intricate part in Pennsylvania Steel’s six acquired Service Centers and her active role in the company’s continued growth. She remains committed to the future of Pennsylvania Steel while enjoying her day to day responsibilities working with an outstanding team.
Dan is currently the executive vice president/General Manager at PSC. He started his career at Pennsylvania Steel in 1975 as a shear/saw operator after graduating from Northeast High School in Philadelphia Pa. In 1979, Dan continued his career in the steel industry, going to work at Interstate Steel as a burner/saw operator only to return to Pennsylvania Steel in 1982 as an inventory control clerk eventually moving into the inside sales position.
In 1987, he was promoted to Asst. General Manager and has held the titles of General Manager, Vice President and is now Executive Vice President.
Lee M. Kushman
Lee has been in the service center industry since 1979. He joined PSC in 1994 and has held positions of outside sales person, general manager and now vice president and general manager of the York division. His affiliations include president of local chapter of the MSCI, Pennsylvania Manufacturing Association, and the National Association of Manufacturers. Lee currently heads the advocacy role for the local chapter of the MSCI and works with state and federal officials to improve conditions for small manufacturing in Pennsylvania. He currently works with an education committee known as YES Northeast to help fill the work skills gap between students and employers.
Brian D. Klabbatz, Jr.
Brian joined Pennsylvania Steel in 2012 as their first IT Manager. He is responsible for all aspects of information technology at Pennsylvania Steel. Working in the IT field since 1996, Brian came to Pennsylvania Steel after seven Years at The JK Group working as the Manager of Infrastructure. Before that, he spent six years as an IT Specialist at Smith Stratton, Wise, Herher & Brennen, a Law firm concentrating in civil litigation.
Brian also sits on the board of a non-profit charity Ryan’s Quest. The mission of Ryan's Quest is to increase awareness of Duchenne muscular dystrophy with the purpose of allocating funds for research that has the greatest potential of finding a cure or treatment for this disease.
Stanley W. Millard
Stanley started in the metals industry in 1978 as Plant Foreman for an international aluminum fabricator serving the oil & gas industry. In late 1979, he was promoted Production & Inventory Supervisor. Stanley's responsibilities included purchasing raw materials including 30 custom aluminum extrusions and coiled aluminum sheet. He handled all plant scheduling for a 2 shift operation and handled product shipment details. He was Promoted to Materials Manager in 1981 and focused on purchasing & plant scheduling. In 1984 he jumped to the Metals Service industry as Materials Manager for a local Distributor focused primarily on Aluminum Products. This service center was purchased by Pennsylvania Steel in 2007 and a promotion to Inside Sales Manager followed in 2008. Stanley was Promoted again in 2010 to General Manager.
Michael started full-time in 2007 in our Naugatuck, Ct location after graduating from Temple University. He graduated with a major in business management with a concentration in marketing and minored in human resources. Michael relocated to Gastonia, NC with the purchase of Schwartz steel. He was promoted to GM in 2013. Michael is the President of the South Atlantic Chapter of the MSCI.
Tony has been in the metal industry since 1981 in both sales and management. He was hired By PSC in 2005 as General Manager to facilitate the opening of and to manage the New England Division. Tony is a board member of the MSCI New England Chapter and the PA Steel representative member of the PMPA.
Chris started in the metal business in 2006. When he joined Metal Connections Inc, a small privately-owned local metal service center. There, he started in the warehouse, learning how to operate the saw’s. Over the next 4 years performed multiple duties which included inventory control, trucking, and purchasing. While working with Metal Connections Inc, he was also on loan to an Aerospace Materials service center which we shared our building with. There he worked as a shift foreman as well as receiving manager.
In 2010 Chris moved into the sales department fulltime, which also included outside sales. In the fall of 2012, The Pennsylvania Steel Co was looking to expand their already existing presence into the NY market on an everyday basis. The day after hurricane Sandy hit the east coast, Metal Connections Inc was sold to PSC. He has held the position of Territory Manager for the last 5 years for PSC covering Long Island, NYC boroughs, Westchester County, Northern NJ, and Southern NYS. As of this year, Chris was promoted to General Manager.
Joseph R. Dombrowski
Joe has been in the steel industry for close to 40 years, from driving tractor-trailers to working in the warehouse to plant management. Joe is now the Vice President-Operations of Pennsylvania Steel. He is responsible for many different aspects of the company, including safety, training, procedures, ISO, OSHA, hiring practices, equipment procurement, etc.
Joe has been with PA Steel since 1991, not including the teenage year sweeping floor in the warehouse and loving every minute. He also sits on the PA Steel Board of Directors, helping to guide the future of the company. With the outstanding team of managers, supervisors and, employees along with a great foundation, It’s hard not to love working for PSC.