Forging Industry Association
Officers & Board of Directors
2023 – 2024

Chairperson: Chelsea Lantto, Trenton Forging Company
Vice Chairman: Jim Kravec, Weber Metals, Inc.
President & CEO: James R. Warren, Forging Industry Association


 

Term Expires 2024

Mark Candy
Vice President - Sales
Eaton Steel Bar Company

Jim Kravec
VP Sales & Customer Relations
Weber Metals, Inc.

James Romeo
President
Lehigh Heavy Forge Corporation

 

Term Expires 2025

Mark Derry
General Manager
Commercial Forged Products

Chelsea Lantto
President
Trenton Forging Company

Mike Morgus
President
Ellwood Quality Steels Co.

Robert Dimitrieff
President
Patriot Forge Co.

 

Term Expires 2026

Robert Brodhead
Plant Manager
American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc.

Jose Lozano
Quality & Engineering Manager
Specialty Ring Products, Inc.

Matthew Natale
Executive Vice President
AML Industries, Inc.

Joseph Schwegman
President & CEO
Quality Steel Products, Inc.

 

                                                 Meet the FIA Staff


 
Executive Leadership
     
     
Jim Warren
President & CEO
  Andrew Zielinski
Chief Financial Officer
  Angela Gibian
Deputy Chief Executive
Executive Director (FIERF)

 

 

  Marketing & Events       
         
Lorean Crowder
Sr. Graphic Design
& Publication Specialist
 
  Gabby Schultz
Events & Marketing
Specialist
  Niamh Field
Digital Marketing &
Sales Specialist
 

 
Membership & Sales   Foundation &  Workforce Development   
           
Tricia Abruzzino
Membership Programs
& Sales Manager
   Amanda Dureiko
Senior Manager - Foundation
& Workforce Development
  Abiyah Yisrael
Fundraising & Workforce
Development Intern
 
 

 
Research & Technology   Government Affairs   Administration     
          
Dekland Barnum
Senior Technical
Manager
  Megha Patel
Government Affairs
Manager
  Kathy Edwards
Administrative &
Events Support Manager