March 2014 - Mike Emerson, owner and CEO of Huntington Steel & Supply Company based in Huntington,W.Va., has announced the promotion of Marc Rutherford (pictured) to the position of president and COO. Rutherford, who has been with the company since 1988, has held the positions of controller, vice president and CFO. As Emerson stated in his announcement to company employees, "Marc Rutherford has been involved in every major and most minor decisions that have been made since his first days with the company. He brings a unique ability to see the big picture while being completely familiar with the details necessary to manage the business, so he will do a tremendous job leading the company." Before coming to Huntington Steel, Rutherford graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in accounting from Marshall University and earned his CPA while working in public accounting for Somerville & Company, PLLC.
Rutherford states that his focus will be “To expand the products and services we offer through an emphasis on adding value to the products that we sell. Offering these additional services will allow us to better support our customers the vast majority of which do business in the construction, manufacturing, mining and natural gas transmission industries."
Photo courtesy of Mark Webb, Herald Dispatch