Midwest Region Roster/Bios


Kim Weisner

Regional Director

Central Inventory Analyst
ArcelorMittal USA
250 W. US Highway 12
Burns Harbor, IN  46304-9745
Work: (219) 787-7432

Kim Weisner is the Midwest Regional Director who has worked for ArcelorMittal USA for over 13 years and currently works as an inventory Analyst for Honda Automotive and Whirlpool.  She has had many positions while serving on the Chicago board during her 13-year tenure.  Kim has served as Volunteer Coordinator, Membership Co-Chair, Programs Co-Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, Member at Large and Special Projects.  Kim has enjoyed every year serving on the Chicago Board of Directors and continues to learn with each year.


Amanda Tomsovic

Regional Vice Chair

District Sales Manager
7200 S 6th St
Oak Creek, WI  53154
Work: (414) 418-7380

Amanda Tomsovic is the Midwest Vice Chair. She has worked in the metals industry for over 8 years. Amanda’s career began at Arcelormittal in flat roll; she continuined on as a District Sales Manager for Nucor Steel in the Cold Finished Bar group. Amanda has been part of AWMI since 2011 serving for the Chicago chapter as a Volunteer Coordinator, Membership Co-Chair, Programs Coordinator, Secretary, and Vice chair for the MidWest and Southern Region.


Lynette Benzen

Regional Secretary

Sales Manager
Chicago Tube and Iron
1784 Fox Ridge Drive
Fond du Lac, WI  54937
Work: (612) 419-9510

Lynette Benzen is the AWMI Minnesota Past President and Midwest Regional Secretary. She has worked in the steel Industry over 35 years and is currently the Sales Manager at the Fond du Lac facility for Chicago Tube & Iron.  Her vast experience includes fabrication, flat roll, long products and tubing in carbon, alloy, stainless steel and aluminum. Lynette has been a member of the Minnesota Chapter since joining in 2001.  She has been a two term President, Vice President, Past President, Fundraising Chair, Programs, and Secretary.


Kristina Schnurr

Regional Treasurer

Lead Specialist
ArcelorMittal USA
3210 Watling St.
East Chicago, IN 46312
Work: (219) 399-6395

Kristina Schnurr is the Midwest Regional Treasurer who has over 25 years in the metals industry with a background in operations technology, marketing, production planning, outside processing, and transportation.  Her current position at ArcelorMittal USA is Lead Specialist in the Hot Roll and Finishing Op Tech department.  She has been a member of the Chicago Chapter for over 20 years and served on the board for many of those years as Volunteer Coordinator, Membership Co-Chair, Programs Co-Chair and Special Projects.  I believe my involvement in AWMI has been a huge part of my success in my career and I continue to learn and grow with each year.

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