Leadership Team

James D. Buzzie

Jim Buzzie is the President of Douglas Steel Fabricating Corporation, member of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee. Jim joined the firm in 1991 directly from the Building Construction Management program at Michigan State University. He previously held the positions of Estimator, Project Manager, Contract & Quality Manager and Executive Vice President with Douglas Steel. He serves as President of Great Lakes Fabricators & Erectors Association. He also serves on the board for the Builders Exchange of Lansing and Central Michigan.

You can contact Jim at jbuzzie@douglassteel.com

MHARSCHMichael E. Harsch

Mike Harsch is the Vice President of Douglas Steel Fabricating Corporation and is a member of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee. He is responsible for Sales, Estimating, Marketing and Business Development. Mike joined the firm in 2007. He previously held the positions of Checker in the engineering department, Estimator and Project Manager. Mike has more than 30 years of experience in the steel industry.

You can contact Mike at mharsch@douglassteel.com

Michael R. Harris

Mike Harris is the Controller of Douglas Steel Fabricating Corporation. Mike joined the firm in 1981. He is a member of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee. He has held the positions of Project Manager and Estimator since coming to Douglas Steel. He has worked in the industry for over 30 years.

 

You can contact Mike at mharris@douglassteel.com

LaurieLaurie L. Keener

Laurie Keener is the Assistant Controller of Douglas Steel Fabricating Corporation and is a member of the Board of Directors. Laurie joined the firm in 2007. She has over 30 years of construction accounting experience. She oversees all aspects of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Job Cost, Payroll and HR Employee Benefits.

You can contact Laurie at lkeener@douglassteel.com

Richard A. Steffens

Rich Steffens is the Engineering Manager of Douglas Steel Fabricating Corporation and is a member of the Board of Directors. Rich began his career with the firm in 1992. He is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the engineering department including scheduling, establishing and monitoring connection design and framing methods to ensure compliance with AISC and project requirements. Rich has previously held the positions of Detailer and Engineering Job Captain.

You can contact Rich at rsteffens@douglassteel.com

CharlieCharles P. Dunn

Charles Dunn is the Plant Superintendent of Douglas Steel Fabricating Corporation. He is a member of the Board of Directors. Charles joined the firm in 2007. He has the overall responsibility for all Shop Production, Scheduling and Personnel. He previously held the position as a Welder, Head of Maintenance, Shipping and Receiving Foreman and Assistant Plant Manager.

You can contact Charles at cdunn@douglassteel.com