Mill Steel Co., one of the nation’s largest distributors of flatrolled carbon steel and aluminum, is pleased to announce the appointment of Justin Powell as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) following the retirement of its former CFO, Marc Rabitoy. Powell brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record of delivering financial success.
As a commercially focused finance executive, Powell drives identification, development, and execution of strategies that enhance company value. His extensive background spans flat-rolled production, engineered metal buildings, and building products manufacturing, reflecting a deep understanding of diverse steel industry dynamics.
Before joining Mill Steel Company, Powell served as CFO at ClarkDietrich Building Solutions, where he played a pivotal role in optimizing the steel framing business while expanding the portfolio of value added, downstream brands, products, and services. Prior to that, Powell spent 15 years with BlueScope Steel in various executive finance roles across BlueScope’s global portfolio. In each role, Powell contributed to strategic planning and execution, championed successful technology upgrades, and drove improved profitability.
"We are thrilled to welcome Justin to our executive team. His extensive experience and strategic mindset make him an invaluable asset as we continue to expand our business. We are confident his financial acumen will contribute to Mill Steel’s success” said Pam Heglund, CEO of Mill Steel Company.
In addition to his professional achievements, Powell holds a Master of Business Administration in Management and Finance from Rockhurst University and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Oklahoma State University.
Powell expressed his enthusiasm for joining Mill Steel Company, stating, "I am honored to be part of such a dynamic and forward-thinking organization. I look forward to the continued success and growth ahead for Mill Steel Company."