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AMERICAN Steel Pipe

National Sales and Marketing

Jon Noland

Vice President, Sales

Jon Noland

Jon Noland


Jon Noland graduated from The University of Alabama in 1992 with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. Jon joined AMERICAN in 1992 as a Sales Engineer – Ductile Iron Pipe. Jon has since held the positions of Territory Manager – Steel Pipe, Manager of Field Sales – Steel Pipe, and is currently serving as Division Manager – Steel Pipe.


Territory
United States

Paul F. Freund

Director, Sales

Paul F. Freund

Paul F Freund


Paul Freund joined AMERICAN in 2002 as a Sales Engineer with the Ductile Iron Pipe Division. He was assigned to the Orlando district sales office, transferred to the Dallas district in 2004 and was promoted to district sales manager of the Pittsburgh office in 2011. Paul transferred to AMERICAN Steel Pipe in 2016 as Assistant Division Sales Manager. A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Paul graduated from Penn State University in 2001 with a B.S. in Industrial Engineering. He and his wife, Joscelyn, are the proud parents of two sons.


Territory
United States

Mark W. Schach

Manager of Field Sales

Mark W. Schach

Mark W Schach


Mark Schach graduated from Morehead State University in 1980 with a B.S. in Business Management and Marketing. Mark joined AMERICAN in 2001 as a Territory Manager, and is now serving as Manager of Field Sales- Steel Pipe. Mark came to AMERICAN with 22 years of service in steel coil manufacturing.


Territory
North America

Charles D. Ricks

Territory Manager

Charles D. Ricks

Charles D Ricks


Charles Ricks graduated from The Georgia Institute of Technology in 1990 with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. Charles joined AMERICAN in 1990 and is currently serving as a Territory Manager / Sales Engineer.


Territory
AL, CT, DE, FL, GA, KY, LA, MA, IL, MD, ME, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, SC, PA, RI, TN, VA, VT, WV and District of Columbia

Mike W. Sanford

Territory Manager

Mike W. Sanford

Mike W Sanford


Mike W. Sanford graduated from The University of Alabama-Birmingham in 1981 with a B.S. in Marketing. Mike joined AMERICAN in 2014 as a Territory Manager.


Territory
Central United States - ND, SD, NE, KS, OK, AR, MO, IA, MN, WI, TX, IN, MI

Chris Townley

Territory Manager

Chris Townley

Chris Townley


Chris Townley graduated from The University of Alabama-Birmingham in 2000 with a B.S. in Industrial Distribution. Chris joined AMERICAN in 2000 as a Territory Manager.


Territory
Texas, Western United States and Canada - AK, AZ, CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, TX, UT, WA, WY and Canada

Kylee Riggins

Marketing Associate

Kylee Riggins

Kylee Riggins


Kylee Riggins graduated from The University of Alabama in 2015 with a B.S. in Marketing and Management. In 2016, she graduated with a Masters in Marketing from The University of Alabama. Kylee joined AMERICAN in 2018 as a Marketing Associate.

Customer Service and Project Management

Thea J. Couture

Director, Project Management

Thea J. Couture

Thea J Couture


Thea J. Couture joined AMERICAN in 2001 as a Marketing Associate with the Ductile Iron and SpiralWeld Pipe Divisions. She has since held positions as a Project Specialist, Assistant Manager of Customer Service and Manager of Production Planning and Inventory Management for the AMERICAN Ductile Iron and SpiralWeld Pipe Divisions. In 2017, she transferred to AMERICAN Steel Pipe as Manager of Customer Service.

A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Thea graduated from UAB in 2001 with a B.S. in Marketing.


Territory
North America

Karen Benson

Project Coordinator

Karen Benson

Karen Benson


Karen Benson graduated from Jacksonville State University in 1982 with a B.S. in Biology and graduated from St. Vincent’s School of Medical Technology in Birmingham, AL in 1983. She worked as a Medical Technologist in clinical laboratory settings for 17 years. She joined AMERICAN in 2000 as a Customer Service Representative in the Ductile Iron Pipe Division before transferring to AMERICAN Steel Pipe in 2016.


Territory
AL, CT, DE, FL, GA, KY, LA, MA, IL, MD, ME, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, SC, PA, RI, TN, VA, VT, WV and District of Columbia

Laura Bolden

Project Coordinator

Laura Bolden

Laura Bolden


Laura Bolden graduated from The University of Alabama in 1975 with a B.S. in Office Administration, Business and Commerce. Laura joined AMERICAN in 1975 in the Steel Pipe Sales Office as Stenographer and has since held the positions of Secretary, Sales Administrator, Customer Service Representative, and is currently Customer Service Representative/Scheduler.


Territory
Western United States and Canada - AK, AZ, CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, UT, WA, WY and Canada

Sharon Peoples

Project Coordinator

Sharon Peoples

Sharon Peoples


Sharon Peoples joined AMERICAN in 2004 as a Customer Service Representative for American Centrifugal. In 2017, Sharon transferred to the Steel Pipe Division as a Customer Service Representative. With a passion for people, Sharon has worked in customer service for over 31 years.

Sharon grew up in Columbiana, Alabama. She attended Jefferson State Community College and Samford University. Currently, she lives in Alabaster, Alabama with her husband, David, of 30 years. They are the proud parents of two daughters; Brittany and Ivy.


Territory
Central United States - ND, SD, NE, KS, OK, AR, MO, IA, MN, WI, parts of TX, IN, and MI

Alyssa DeFreese

Project Coordinator

Alyssa DeFreese

Alyssa DeFreese


Alyssa DeFreese graduated from The University of Alabama – Birmingham in 2017 with a B.S. in Marketing. She joined AMERICAN Steel Pipe in 2017 as a Customer Service Representative.


Territory
Texas

Chelsea Vines

Project Coordinator

Chelsea Vines

Chelsea Vines


Chelsea Vines graduated from Auburn University in 2014 with a B.S. in Rehabilitation and Disability Studies. She joined AMERICAN Steel Pipe in 2018 as a Customer Service Representative.


Territory
Texas, Western United States and Canada - AK, AZ, CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, TX, UT, WA, WY and Canada

Latoya Amison

Project Assistant

Latoya Amison

Latoya Amison


Latoya Amison-Martin joined AMERICAN in 2018 as the Customer Service Assistant for the Steel Pipe Division, bringing with her 10 years of customer service experience from a previous career in Hospitality. She is currently a business student at Amridge University in Montgomery, AL. She is a Birmingham native and currently resides there with her husband Timothy and their six beautiful children.