AMERICAN Steel Pipe Director of Project Management Thea Couture was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for United Ability, a non-profit that provides services to connect people with disabilities to their communities and empower individuals to live full and meaningful lives. Couture begins her three-year term in January 2024.
Couture began working for AMERICAN in 2001 after receiving her bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and completing a co-op in AMERICAN’s Marketing Department. During her more than 22 years with the company, Couture has held positions in Marketing, Customer Service and PPIM for both the AMERICAN Ductile Iron Pipe and AMERICAN SpiralWeld Pipe Sales Divisions. She became manager of PPIM in 2014 and remained in this position until 2017, when she was selected customer service manager for AMERICAN Steel Pipe. Couture was named director of project management for AMERICAN Steel Pipe in July 2021.