Southern Region Roster/Bios


Alicia Schmitt

Regional Director

Regional Sales Manager
SSAB Americas
Atlanta, GA

Alicia Schmitt was the Texas Chapter President. She’s spent twenty-four years in the steel industry. They last eighteen years have been with SSAB. She’s held several positions within SSAB including Insides Sales, Purchasing Manager and currently Regional Sales Manager.


Regional Vice Chair
Angela Reed Pic

Angela Reed

Regional Secretary

Director of Business Development
HRC Steel Supply LLC
White Hall, AR
(870) 692-6926

Angela Reed is the owner of HRC Steel Supply LLC.  She began her career in the metal industry with Varco Pruden in 1999 and joined AWMI in 2006.  Angela has a varied steel experience from construction to service center throughout her career.


Claire Brendel

Regional Treasurer

Sales Representative
Nova Alloys
Dallas, TX
Phone: 214-688-5200

Claire Brendel is a sales representative for FS Alloys Inc., a stainless and aluminum distributor based in Dallas, TX. She started her career in the metal industry in 2012 and joined AWMI in 2014.

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