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Camille Grayson serves at the Senior Marketing Manager for Zekelman Industries. She is responsible for managing Wheatland Electric, Standard Pipe, Fire Sprinkler, Mechanical and Picoma business units. Camille is a seasoned marketing professional who understands our products and customers. Camille holds a Masters in Integrated Marketing Communications from Roosevelt University and a Bachelor of Arts, Marketing from Columbia College.

Bill Ullrich is a more than 40-year veteran of the fence industry and currently serves as the Principal of Link Consulting LLC. During his career, he has concentrated on marketing, sales, design and the manufacture of fencing products including fence framework. Before forming Link Consulting, Ullrich served in various management positions at companies such as Master Halco and was President, Owner and Partner of Anchor Fence. Bill graduated from the State University of New York.

Tim Feeney serves as the General Manager of Operations for Wheatland Tube. Tim has 28 years of experience in the pipe and tube industry, working as a laborer while in college and working through various levels of management prior to his current role. Tim’s experience includes CW mill operations, ERW operations for standard pipe, electrical and energy tubing and the DOM industry. Tim has a certificate in labor relations from University of Wisconsin/Milwaukee. He received his bachelor’s degree from Mercyhurst University in Erie, PA and is completing his MBA from Youngstown State University.

Mike Ryan is the Technical Services Manager for Wheatland Tube, Pipe and Electrical. July marks his 25 year anniversary with Wheatland. He received his Bachelor’s degree in statistics from the University of Pittsburgh and a Master’s degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix.

Scott Collins is the Central Region Electrical Division Sales Manager at Wheatland Tube.  Scott has been with various Wheatland Tube Divisions for over 22 years.  Today, he is managing all aspects of product development on steel and aluminium conduit as well as the fitting components (ECN) for electrical raceway systems.

David has more than 20 years of experience in the steel industry. During this time, he has worked closely with the manufacturing, fabrication and sales of carbon steel tubular and roll-formed profiles. In his career, he has sold round, square and rectangular galvanized tubing for a wide range of applications, including greenhouses, fabric structures, metal buildings, steel trusses, wall panels and renewable energy.


David has also served as the national sales manager for a specialty contractor, servicing a variety of commercial construction applications. For more than four years, he led a team of engineers as they expanded into the solar industry. As a result, he provided design/build services to solar developers, EPCs and general contractors for ground- and roof-mount applications. He also assisted solar racking manufacturers in the specification of tubular and roll-formed products for their own system designs.

Bob has been in the fire sprinkler industry for more than 35 years in a variety of roles.
Most recently with as a Global Vice President at Tyco Electrical and Metal products
and now with Wheatland Tube company as General Manager of Sprinkler Sales &
Marketing. In this role, Bob interacts with distributors, fabricators and contractors on
a daily basis who participate in the industry. Bob currently sits on the NFSA (National
Fire Sprinkler Association) SAM council in addition to the Quality Assurance and
governance committees. Bob also is listed on two patents for Antimicrobial coatings for
steel sprinkler pipe used in fire sprinkler systems.
Jim Hays is the Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at the JMC Steel Group. Previously, he was Global Vice President, electrical and infrastructure division, for Atkore International (formerly Allied Tube), where he was a 31-year veteran. He worked in many functional areas during this time, including accounting, marketing, finance and sales. He played a key role in building a strong portfolio of synergistic products and was involved in M&A and downstream assimilation to assure continuity in customer satisfaction. He also had responsibility for overseas operations in Europe and Asia. Jim holds a bachelor's degree in finance from Loyola University and a master's degree in marketing and accounting from DePaul University.
Marvin Phillips is the Corporate Metallurgist for the Atlas Tube Company. He is responsible for managing the inspection department, and administrating their N.D.T., and quality assurance programs in the Atlas’s Chicago plant.


Marvin earned a B.S. degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1971 and an M.B.A. in Operations Management from the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1978.

Greg Maurer is the Director of Technical Services and Quality Assurance and has been with JMC for 15 years. Currently, Greg oversees customer support on technical questions, issues and field related issues as well as supports the commercial team on product development and enhancement. He also assures JMC products are produced to the proper requirements and that the appropriate quality systems are in place.

Jeff Van Buren has been involved in the pipe and tube industry for seven years working as an Inside Sales Rep for Sharon Tube Company before joining Wheatland Tube in 2006 as a Customer Service rep for the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. In July 2012, Jeff was promoted to Outside Sales Rep in Wheatland’s fence and mechanical tube division handling the Northeast, Middle Atlantic, and Midwest. A graduate of Penn State University in 2005 with a degree in Telecommunications with a Business minor, Jeff currently resides in Hermitage, PA.
My official title is Director of Coatings Technology, I’ve been at Wheatland for one year, prior to Wheatland I worked at PPG Industries for 11 years in various research and development and technical leadership positions, I have B.S. in Chemistry from Penn State University, an M.S. in Polymer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, and a Ph.D. in Physical Organic Chemistry from Duquesne University.
Marty Brett is the director of codes and standards at Wheatland Tube and has been with Wheatland for more than 35 years. Marty currently serves several national association committees, including the National Fire Protection Association and the International Code Council’s Industry Advisory Committee.
David Burnette currently serves as vice president of sales, electrical division, at Wheatland Tube, a JMC Steel Group company. He has been a leader in the electrical industry for more than 30 years. Currently, he is chairman of the Statistical Committee of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) 5 RN section. He has been a chairman of the National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association’s Manufacturer’s Group (NEMRA NMG) and has served on the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) Manufacturers Committee.

Jelani Rucker serves as VP of Marketing and Business Development for the JMC Steel Group, managing marketing, new business and strategic relationships across the entire JMC product portfolio. With more than 15 years of leadership experience in business operations, management, sales and marketing, he has held senior positions at Lucent Technologies, BCI Communications and TESSCO Inc. He received a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering and a master’s degree in technical management from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.

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