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Sergei began his role as President of OPP following the acquisition of OPP’s operations in October 2020. Sergei started his career at Cargill Steel Trading division in 1995. In 2002 Sergei joined steel-and-mining conglomerate Severstal where he held several executive positions, including the CEO of Severstal North America. In 2014 Sergei founded SNK Ventures, a private investment firm focusing on metals processing, logistics, and services.
Kevin graduated from the University of Toledo with a degree in Business Administration. Kevin joined OPP in early 2010 and shortly transitioned into a Production Supervisor role overseeing the Pickle line, Shipping, and Receiving departments. In 2013 Kevin was promoted to the Operations Manager role where he has led the OPP team on overall Plant Operations, multiple Capital Improvement Projects, Environmental, and Safety compliance.
Vice President – Finance
Mike’s role as Vice President – Finance at OPP followed the acquisition of OPP’s assets and operations in October 2020. Mike began his career with KPMG in the eighties, moving to the steel industry with Rouge Steel, Severstal, and most recently AK Steel/AK Tube from 2014 to 2020, where Mike held executive positions in finance and accounting. Mike's wealth of experience allows him to practice the craft of finance and contribute to OPP's management team.
Mike graduated from Michigan State University in 2004 and began his career in sales with Centex Homes, a national home builder in Southeast Michigan. Mike transitioned into the manufacturing industry through the carbide and machinery division of MSC Industrial Supply. Mike joined Ohio Pickling & Processing in 2011 as a Sales Representative of steel processing where he developed extensive knowledge of the steel processing industry and OPP customer base.
Jason started at OPP in 2011 as a maintenance supervisor after a distinguished career in the US Military. Jason's leadership skills and experience in industrial equipment management have been and remain great assets for OPP. In 2014 Jason has assumed the position of OPP Maintenance Manager leading regular and preventive maintenance, continuous improvement, capital projects, and many other initiatives.
Human Resource Manager
Tara began her role as the Human Resource Manager for OPP in 2016. Tara started her carrier with Brent Industries, where he held a number of managerial positions, including Office Manager, Accounting and HR Manager, and Plant Manager. In addition to Tara's leadership role in personnel, her broad experience in Accounting, Environmental, Safety, and Logistics is a great contribution to OPP's management team.
Tyler joined OPP in 2013 as Pickling Line Operator and worked at all processing units expanding his knowledge of OPP Operations. In 2020 Tyler took on the new role of Logistics Manager where he led the dynamic start-up of OPP's own Trucking Operation. Tyler's broad knowledge of processing, steel handling, and logistics allows him to develop the most efficient solutions for OPP's customers and ensure superior service.
Tyler joined OPP in 2010 as a Slitting Operator and shortly transitioned into a Production Supervisor role overseeing the Slitting department and interacting with the customers to ensure quality and the best turnaround time. In 2021 Tyler took on the new role of Production Manager in which he will oversee scheduling and production at all units, quality, and IT systems.
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