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Management

Mike Stateczny – President/CEO

Mike Stateczny – President & CEO of NCSP, LLC has more than 38 years of experience in the steel industry and has been in the senior leadership role in New Castle for the past 15 years.  He formed M&K Partners, LLC along with Kevin Keeley to facilitate the management buyout of the New Castle business from Outokumpu in 2016.

Kevin Keeley – CFO and VP Human Resources

Kevin is the CFO and VP Human Resources of NCSP, LLC with more than 24 years in the steel industry after several years in public accounting with Deloitte Indianapolis. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame and is a CPA.

Frank Alvin – VP Commercial

Frank has 44 years of experience in the steel industry, 35 of which have been focused on the sales and marketing of specialty stainless and high-performance alloys.

Frank began as a summer employee at US Steel during college (University of Pittsburgh) and worked at Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel, Allegheny Ludlum Steel and predecessors of New Castle Stainless Plate where he has worked for 25 years.  He is past President of the Pittsburgh Chapter of the MSCI and is a member of the Materials Technology Institute, which provides leadership in materials technology for the chemical and energy industries.

Frank lives in Pittsburgh, and enjoys shooting sports, golf and travel.

Tim Linegar – VP Operations

Tim Linegar is Vice President of Operations at NCSP. Tim’s primary responsibilities include employee safety, environmental compliance, labor relations, production, maintenance, and purchasing.  His career began at NCSP in the summer of 1988 as a production intern. His experience has allowed him to perform numerous roles within the Company before becoming Vice President in 2012.  He is focused on continuous improvement, the hallmark of New Castle Stainless Plate’s identity – delivery performance, cost control, and operational agility.  Tim holds a Bachelor of Science from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.

John Glaister – VP Business Planning

John Glaister is the Vice President of Business Planning at NCSP. He is primarily responsible for melt shop, hot rolling and logistical relationships. He has additional responsibilities for leading our customer facing inside sales team, scheduling and shipping. With more than 43 years devoted to the business of making steel, John has spent the last 28 years of his career at the New Castle site. He is well rounded in all areas of the business. John holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the Pennsylvania State University in State College, PA.

Andy Personett – VP Technical

Andy holds a Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and has worked for NCSP and it’s predecessors at the New Castle site since 1997.  He started as the laboratory manager and served various quality and technical roles in the organization until becoming VP Technical in 2012.  His responsibilities include overseeing all quality control, quality assurance and laboratory functions, technical customer service, IT services, and ASTM representation.  Andy and his wife Faith have two boys, with the oldest currently enrolled at Trine University studying Mechanical Engineering and the youngest attends New Castle High School.

Sales Staff

Scott Draudt – Regional Sales Manager

Scott holds a Bachelor of Science from Eastern Kentucky University, and has been employed with NCSP and its prior entities for 31 years.  He started on the inside sales desk at the New Castle plant in 1988 and through his tenure has sold pipe, bar and sheet products.  Scott is currently responsible for Plate sales in the Southwest and Western US as Regional Manager.  He moved to Texas in 1996 and currently lives there with his wife Mary Lynn and has two daughters enrolled in University of Oklahoma.

Tony Palermo – Regional Sales Manager

Tony joined NCSP in 2017.  His previous experience includes various roles in quality control, operations, commercial, R&D, and management in the steel and industrial gases industries over his 30+ year career.  He holds a BS and MS in Metallurgy as well as an MBA.

Fred Centner – Commercial and Planning Manager

Fred joined the New Castle team in 1995 and holds Bachelors degree in Computer Science from Fredonia State University in New York.  Fred is currently the regional sales manager for Canada and is the inside sales manager for NCSP.   Other responsibilities include planning, IT, and customer service.  Fred currently lives in New Castle Indiana and enjoys concerts, the outdoors, and playing golf.

Tony Stewart – Sr. Inside Sales Rep

Tony has been at the New Castle office for over 31 years, starting as he was finishing up his degree at Ball State University.  He has experience in the lab, production planning and a stint as the warehouse manager. He has spent the last 20 years in the sales office.   Tony enjoys spending his down time with his wife, watching his kids in their events and performances, and taking opportunities to see his grandson.

Robin Teague – Sr. Inside Sales Rep

Robin holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing from Indiana Wesleyan University, that she earned while working at the New Castle office and has been with the company for 31 years.   Robin started in 1988 in sales as a temporary part-time employee, within 6 months she was hired full-time.  She soon started moving through the company from clerical in sales, to accounting, then into production planning, into the warehouse as supervisor and then back into the sales department as an inside salesperson where she has been for 13 years.   Robin lives in New Castle and enjoys spending time with her family, especially her grandson.