The Steel Framing Industry Association (SFIA) recently announced its new board of directors and officers for 2014. The election was held during the organization’s Annual Meeting and SFIA voting members unanimously approved the slate of steel framing industry leaders including:


President: William Courtney, ClarkDietrich Building Systems
Vice President: Mike Gallo, Steel Structural Systems
Treasurer: Eric Griswald, State Building Products
Secretary: Randy Daudet, P.E., S.E., Simpson Strong-tie Co.


Chris Bussing, J.N. Linrose Representative-Small Manufacturer
Chris Farrell, MRI Steel Framing Representative-Small Manufacturer
Kennon Whaley, Southeastern Stud & Components Representative-Medium Manufacturer
Ed DiGirolamo, The Steel Network Representative-Medium Manufacturer
Scott Segal, MBA Building Supplies Representative-Large Manufacturer
Jeff Dushack, The Drake Group Representative-Suppliers/Distributors
Travis Vap, South Valley Drywall Representative-Contractors
Robert Wills, AISI/Steel Market Development Inst. Representative-Steel Producers

“The composition of this year’s board of directors is a clear reflection of the SFIA’s collaborative approach to fulfilling its mission to grow the market for cold-formed steel,” said SFIA President Bill Courtney. “In bringing together manufacturers, fabricators, suppliers, contractors and designers, the SFIA leadership is able to develop a common vision for the industry. This produced exceptional momentum for the SFIA in 2013, and will enable the industry to grow the market for cold-formed steel and also meet the challenges that lie ahead,” he added.