Olympic Steel Inc. (Nasdaq: ZEUS),a leading national metals service center, today announced that Michelle Pearson-Casey has joined the Company in the role of Vice-President - Corporate Communications & Marketing.
Ms. Pearson-Casey reports to Richard T. Marabito, Olympic Steel's Chief Executive Officer, and leads the Company's internal and external communications efforts. She is a former Olympic Steel employee, rejoining the Company with nearly 16 years of prior service and close to 20 years of experience in communications, change management and human resources.
"Effective communication is the foundation for everything we want to accomplish as an organization," said Marabito. "Michelle brings a wealth of experience in developing and delivering effective communications strategies, and her deep knowledge of our Company will be an asset. We are pleased to have her back."
Ms. Pearson-Casey joined Olympic Steel in 1999 and held positions of increasing responsibility, including the role of Director - Human Resources. She left the organization in 2015 to work for a Fortune 500 Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) company and spent time as a Communications and Change Management Consultant with a creative agency, supporting several global organizations, before returning to Olympic Steel to assume her current role.
Ms. Pearson-Casey earned her undergraduate degree in Technical Writing and Design from Wilson College in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. She is a PROSCI-certified Change Management Professional and a graduate of the Metals Service Center Institute's (MSCI) Strategic Metals Management Program (SMMP) at Washington University in St. Louis.
About Olympic Steel
Founded in 1954, Olympic Steel is a leading U.S. metals service center focused on the direct sale of processed carbon, coated and stainless flat-rolled sheet, coil and plate steel, aluminum, tin plate, and metal-intensive branded products. The Company's CTI subsidiary is a leading distributor of steel tubing, bar, pipe, valves and fittings, and fabricates pressure parts for the electric utility industry. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Olympic Steel operates from 30 facilities in North America.
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