1 Alro Steel Press Release - January 8, 2014. Alro Steel Corporation is pleased to announce several management changes. David Schmidt has been named President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) as of January 1, 2014. Schmidt is in his 25th year with Alro and has held many positions including Sales, General Manager, Vice President of Corporate Purchasing, and since 2004, Executive Vice President. Mark Alyea, former President and COO, will assume the role of President Emeritus. Alyea joined Alro in 1981, has been President since 1988 and has contributed substantially to Alro's growth and success. Steve Laten has been named Executive Vice President in addition to his current role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
2 Laten has been with Alro as CFO since 1997. Randy Glick, formerly Vice President of Operations, has been named Senior Vice President. Glick has held many different roles with Alro since 1981. Al Glick will remain as Chairman and CEO. Alro Steel is a metals service center that distributes Metals, Industrial Supplies and Plastics. Alro sells a broad inventory of products under the following companies: Alro Steel , Alro Metals Service Center, Alro Metals Plus, Alro Industrial Supplies, and Alro Plastics. Founded by Alvin and Robert Glick in 1948 in Jackson, Michigan, Alro has over 60 locations in 12 states. To learn more and order online, visit Questions can be directed to: Brian Glick VP Business Development & Marketing Alro Steel Corporation (517)788-3345.