Mr. McCarter joined JW Aluminum in April 2009 as Chief Financial Officer and assumed the position of Chief Executive Officer
in December of 2009. Prior to joining the JW Aluminum team, he was the CFO of FleetPride, a leading supplier of heavy-duty truck
and trailer parts, and previously the CFO of Propex and SI Corporation, a producer of technical textile solutions. Mr. McCarter
has a successful history, with over 15 years as a CFO under privately held companies, as well as a background in specialty materials companies. His experience is focused on strategy development, finance, IT and operations, driving metrics-based measurements and business process improvements that create value for all stakeholders.
With over 30 years of financial and strategic leadership experience in the metals industry, Mr. Caruso previously served as CFO of Ormet Corporation, Ravenswood Aluminum Corporation and RG Steel, COO of Winner Steel and CEO of Neenah Foundry. He has been involved in originating and closing over $3 billion of financing transactions ranging from approximately $10 million to over $500 million. Mr. Caruso has also served on numerous corporate and non-profit boards.
Mr. Brant joined JW Aluminum in February 2012 as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Brant has a 30 year record of driving exceptional results across multiple disciplines through strong leadership. With a focus in material manufacturing, Mr. Brant has consistently and successfully led transformational change for multiple organizations. Mr. Brant previously served as CEO and COO of Propex, a multinational technical fiber and fabric manufacturer and VP of Manufacturing at SI Corporation. He also served in various senior operational and engineering roles at Duracell, the world's leading producer of high-performance alkaline batteries.
Mr. Roush joined JW Aluminum in June 2009. He has over 30 years experience in the aluminum industry and brings a tremendous wealth of sales experience along with planning and operations experience in rolled products. Mr. Roush began his sales career with Kaiser Aluminum, serving in various executive sales and marketing positions. He also previously worked for Reynolds Metal Corporation, Ormet Aluminum Corporation and Precision Coil, Inc. Mr. Roush's sales and marketing experience, strong leadership abilities and depth of industry knowledge make him an invaluable part of the JW Aluminum team.
Ryan Roush, Chief Commercial Officer
With over 15 years experience in the aluminum flat rolled products industry, Mr. Roush joined JW Aluminum in June 2009. He previously served in various sales, marketing and product management roles with Aleris, General Electric and Ormet Corporation. Mr. Roush has extensive experience in leading the creation and implementation of commercial marketing strategies, programs and tactics to drive profitable growth.