Our management team collectively represents over 150 years of industry experience. On average, our team members have called DJJ home for more than 25 years.
Craig Feldman joined DJJ in 1986. Mr. Feldman began his career as a Brokerage Representative and then served as District Manager of DJJ’s Salt Lake City brokerage office. Mr. Feldman then assumed his role as Commercial Vice President at Western Metals Recycling (WMR) and later served as President of WMR. Mr. Feldman was a member of the SHV Operational Staff in The Netherlands from 2005 until his 2007 appointment as Executive Vice President, Recycling Operations. Mr. Feldman was promoted to President in 2013. Mr. Feldman was appointed Vice President and General Manager of Nucor Corporation when DJJ became part of Nucor in 2008.
Mr. Feldman holds a B.A. degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Secretary
David joined DJJ in 1998 and held various financial roles in the Corporate and Brokerage Groups before moving to Salt Lake City in 2002 as Vice President, Finance for Western Metals Recycling. In 2008, he returned to Cincinnati when he was promoted to Vice President, Finance for DJJ’s Recycling Group. He was promoted to Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and was appointed General Manager of Nucor Corporation in 2014.
Prior to joining DJJ, David worked at Coopers & Lybrand. David holds a B.S. degree in Finance and Accounting from Miami University in Oxford Ohio.
Executive Vice President, Brokerage and Services
Rob Angotti joined The David J. Joseph Company (DJJ) in 1982. Mr. Angotti began his career with the Company serving as a Brokerage Representative, a Senior Account Manager and then as District Manager of a DJJ trading office before being appointed Vice President, Ferrous Trading in 1997. Mr. Angotti was promoted to Executive Vice President of the Brokerage and Services Group in 2000.
Mr. Angotti holds a B.S. degree from Rockhurst University.
Senior Vice President, Employee Services
Karen Arnold has 25 years of leadership experience in the Human Resources field. Ms. Arnold joined Galamba Metals in Kansas City in 2006 as the Human Resources Director and became part of the DJJ family in 2008 as with the acquisition of Galamba, which was renamed Advantage Metals Recycling. Karen was promoted to Corporate Director of Training & Development for DJJ in 2012 and was promoted to Senior Vice President of Employee Services in 2013.
Ms. Arnold holds a B.A. degree from Southern Illinois University and earned her M.A. at Webster University.
Executive Vice President, Recycling Operations
Mark Schaefer joined The David J. Joseph Company (DJJ) in 1985. Mr. Schaefer has served in a variety of roles including a Brokerage Representative and District Manager in the ferrous trading business, Vice President of Logistic Services, and President of U-Pull & Pay (UPAP), DJJ’s self-serve auto parts business. Mr. Schaefer was promoted to Executive Vice President in 2013. Mr. Schaefer was appointed General Manager of Nucor Corporation in 2013.
Mark is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and he earned his MBA from Denver University.
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Chris Bedell joined the Company in 1990, serving in an engineering capacity before leaving to attend law school in 1992. In 1996, Mr. Bedell returned to The David J. Joseph Company as Director of Environmental and Safety Services, then served as Vice President. In 2002, Mr. Bedell was promoted to Vice President and General Counsel for the Company.
Mr. Bedell holds a B.S.E. degree from Duke University and a law degree from the University of Cincinnati. Mr. Bedell is also a registered Professional Engineer.
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Mike Knellinger joined The David J. Joseph Company in 2012 as CIO, bringing to The Company over 20 years of leadership experience in the information technology field. Mr. Knellinger’s experience includes serving as CIO for two healthcare firms, and other technical leadership roles in the manufacturing and legal research industries.
Mr. Knellinger earned his B.S. degree from the University of Dayton.