Southern Region Roster/Bios


Monica Apodaca

Regional Director


Monica Apodaca is the Director for the Southern Region and Past President of the Carolinas Chapter.  Monica began her career in the metals industry at ArcelorMittal in 2002 serving in several Sales and Marketing roles.  She moved to North Carolina in 2015 as an OEM Account Manager and in August 2016 Monica accepted a position in the CCS division at United Technologies as Associate Director for Steel.  Monica graduated from the University of Chicago with a BA in Public Policy in 2000 and currently resides in Charlotte with her two French Bulldogs.


Regional Vice Chair


Regional Secretary
Maureen Horn

Maureen Horn

Regional Treasurer

Houston, TX

Maureen Horn is the Treasurer of the Southern Region and Texas Chapter Past President. She started her career in the steel industry in 1999 with IPSCO Tubulars and has held various positions in the commercial organization of IPSCO and TMK IPSCO. Maureen is now part of NORMA Group as a Senior ERP Project Manager - Americas.

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