||Bob Franco, CEO/President
Bob Franco brings over 35 years of roofing and distribution experience to Drexel Metals. Prior to joining Drexel Metals, Bob served as President of Associated Materials Distribution, a division of AMI. Prior to AMI, Bob had a distinguished sales and marketing career at Ownes Corning, where he served as Vice President – Exterior Systems and Vice President, Marketing of the Residential Roofing Division.
Brian Partyka, EVP of Business Development
Brian Partyka - A 18 year veteran of the metal construction industry and a proud Partner of Drexel Metals Inc. Drexel Metals was recently named # 66 of the Top Manufacturing Companies and 2260 overall of the 2012 Inc. 5000 with 112% growth over the past three years due to its unique and disruptive "go to market" strategy and strong vendor partnerships. Brian was elected to the Board of Directors of the Metal Construction Association and chairs of the Codes and Standards Committee. Brian is also a member of the Cool Metal Roof Coalition, sits on the technical committee for NRCA (National Roofing Contractors Association) and has published and contributed to numerous technical trade articles/white papers relating to metal building products. Partyka also presents nationally and regionally about sustainable design and the use of metal to reduce heat gain for industrial, commercial and residential structures . Brian invented the Drexmet Paint Pen in 2001, an air dry Kynar touch up system, which today is the preferred touchup method of the industry.
Matt comes to Drexel Metals with over 28 years experience in the steel processing/service center business. During his career Matt has lead several greenfield project as well as served as General Manager of Operations for Steel Technologies, one of the countries largest steel processors. He has lean manufacturing certification from both the University of Tennessee and University of Kentucky.