AA Metals is a master distributor of a wide range of semi-finished metal products to customers in the transportation, automotive, housing, appliance and packaging industries in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The Company maintains supply contracts with mills in various parts of the world.

Our customers include metals service centers as well as metal-working businesses and industrial manufacturers – all of whom rely on AA Metals for the timely delivery of high quality products that meet their individual requirements. Our 350+ customers serve a diverse range of end-markets including transportation, construction, packaging, consumer goods and marine. We source our products to meet customers’ pricing and delivery needs from carefully selected suppliers throughout the world. We also offer ancillary services such as just-in-time delivery programs, providing timely market data and product development information, arranging subsequent metal processing or finishing services as needed, and making material available from our own stock to meet their short-term requirements.

With over 200 years of industry expertise, we are proud to introduce you to our team of experienced professionals:

 

Jack Cheng

Founder, President, CEO

Jack Cheng

Founder, President, CEO

Jack Cheng is Founder, President and CEO of AA Metals one of the fastest growing and largest North American distributors of aluminum and stainless steel products. In just over a decade Jack’s vision and leadership has created one of America’s premier distributors of non-ferrous metals and steel. Over the last 6 years, AA Metals has twice been recognized by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest growing companies in the United States. His company serves 350 customers with over 200 million pounds of aluminum and steel from dozens of mills located in Asia, South America, Europe and the Middle East.

Prior to founding AA Metals, Jack was a senior metallurgist at the Center of Aluminum Technology. He has over 20 years of experience in the metals industry. Jack received his first Ph.D. in Iron and Steel Making from the China Iron and Steel Research Institute and his second Ph.D. in Aluminum from the University of Kentucky. In addition, he has an MBA from the University of Kentucky.

Kit Tam

VP of Operations

Kit Tam

VP of Operations

Kit Tam oversees Operations for AA Metals including Inbound and Outbound teams. Kit has over a decade of experience in managing and coordinating logistics, warehouse, transportation and customer service activities. She is a key member of management leading and directing strategic planning for effective distribution of products. She develops and maintains our transportation system that creates a competitive advantage in marketplace.
As a result of her leadership and sharp operational focus, Kit ensures that over 5,000 containers are delivered on time in a cost efficient way to AA Metals customers. Prior to her current job, Kit was CFO of AA Metals. Kit is a graduate of the University of Central Florida.

Tim Bolda

Sales

Tim Bolda

Sales

Tim Bolda is the AA Metals Sales Leader. Tim has over 25 years of sales experience specializing in Stainless, Aluminum and Carbon flat rolled products. Tim has been successful in both new account development and customer retention by identifying value added opportunities and implementing unique solutions. Tim excels in recognizing trends and customer needs to maximize our customer’s market competitiveness.

Before joining AA Metals, Tim was West Coast Territory Sales Manager for New Process Steel. Prior to that Tim held a variety of sales leadership roles for Reliance Metalcenter, Ryerson, O’Neal Steel and Action Steel. Tim is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran.

Ruth Gomez

Human Resources

Ruth Gomez

Human Resources

Ruth Gomez is responsible for Human Resources at AA Metals. She has over two decades of international experience in human resources, business development and international trade. She has a proven ability to leverage business acumen and tactical planning skills to drive change, resolve complex business challenges, and attain superior results.

Prior to joining AA Metals, Ruth was a manager of international business development at Atlas Steel Trading. Prior to that, she held a variety of leadership positions in both the U.S. and Colombia. Ruth has an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Universidad Externado De Colombia in Bogota, Colombia and a Masters in International Business from both Universidad Externado De Colombia and Columbia University in N.Y.

Bruce Ferguson

VP Product Development

Bruce Ferguson

VP Product Development

Bruce Ferguson has over 40 years of experience in aluminum and aluminum building products industry. Bruce is currently responsible for product and application engineering including developing new products, along with testing sustaining and improving existing products.

Prior to joining AA Metals, he held a variety of senior leadership industry positions including Director of Purchasing at Ashe Industries and President and CEO of Profast Industries.

Gary Doscher

Business Development Leader

Gary Doscher

Business Development Leader

Gary Doscher is the Business Development Leader for AA Metals. He is responsible for expanding current products with our customer base as well as developing new business and new markets for AA Metals. His extensive product and market background has been instrumental in AA Metals success.

Prior to AA Metals, he spent 5 years with Ryerson as Territory Manager of the Middle Atlantic region as well as 20 years with the Earle M. Jorgensen Company in various sales and sales management positions in the New England/Philadelphia area. He also founded and owned a metals distribution business in the Long New York area.