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Jeremy Troxler

Jeremy Troxler

President

Jeremy D. Troxler graduated North Carolina State University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science degree having completed studies in the Civil Engineering, Construction Option curriculum. He remained at NC State, pursuing graduate studies and was conferred a Master of Science degree in the year 2000.

Mr. Troxler began his professional career at Sutton-Kennerly and Associates (SKA) consulting engineering firm as an Engineering Intern, performing calculations, drawing reviews and preliminary designs under the supervision of registered professional engineers on staff. Duties at SKA increased over time to include site inspections and reviews, work with lead engineers on two design team pre-cast parking deck structure projects and contract administration. Mr. Troxler received his certification as a registered professional engineer in the state of North Carolina in 2005.

In 2006 Mr. Troxler began employment with Piedmont Metals of Burlington, Inc. as Vice-President. His responsibilities included engineering designs, account management, contract administration, quoting, and shop floor scheduling and front office administrative duties. In 2016, as part of a transition plan for succession, Jeremy took over duties as President and General Manager, where he currently serves in this same position. Jeremy oversees all day to day business activities, handles general transactional activity, manages major legacy accounts, oversees all business procedures and generally manages all business aspects.

Rob McPherson

Rob McPherson

Vice President

Rob McPherson, Vice President of Piedmont Metals, has been with the company or an affiliate since May, 2016. He came on board as a financial analyst helping model possible acquisition targets, and has worked his way into upper levels of management. Currently he helps in assessing strategic initiatives at all levels and developing impactful strategies to achieve the company’s goals.

Mr. McPherson has been in the metals manufacturing space since 2014, when he took an internship with Port City Metals, a subsidiary of Metals USA. There he acquired cost accounting and modeling methods for a mid-sized industrial business. At Port City Metals he gained solid experience providing accounting support to various operating groups and manufacturing plants. Mr. McPherson graduated from Oklahoma State University with a B.S. in Accounting and a B.A. in Finance.

Chris Sutton

Chris Sutton

Production Manager

Chris Sutton, Production Manager of Piedmont Metals, has been with Piedmont Metals since 2008. He started working the shop floor working as a welder, stair and rail fabricator, and saw operator before moving to management in 2015, He also oversees maintenance.

Chris begin working in the steel industry in 2003 where he started at O’Neal steel.

Hayden Wiles

Hayden Wiles

Production Manager

Hayden Wiles, Production Manager at Piedmont Metals and Alamance County native, joined the team in 2023 working on the floor as a welder and fabricator prior to being promoted to Production Manager at the beginning of 2024. His experience in the steel industry began in 2015 as a welder and fabricator while also getting his education in Industrial Maintenance, Welding Technology, and Business Administration from Alamance Community College.

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