Structural & Steel Products, Inc. (“SSP”), based in Ft. Worth, Texas, has named Brian Desigio President and Chief Operating Officer effective as of June 1, 2021.
SSP is a leading manufacturer and distributor of transportation, telecommunications, transmission and utility infrastructure products. SSP was founded in 1969 and manufactures steel products out of its Ft. Worth, TX manufacturing facility. SSP’s manufactured parts and products can be found throughout the United States, from light rail infrastructure to high mast lighting poles to overhead highway sign structures.
Matt Brace, Chief Executive Officer, commented, “We are thrilled to have Brian join the team at SSP. As President and COO, Brian will focus on SSP’s capacity to deliver the highest value to our customers by empowering the organization with his extensive knowledge and expertise in improving our key business processes.”
Donald Young, Managing Member of Race Rock, added, “We are excited to add Brian to the senior management team at SSP. Brian brings an unparalleled track record of identifying and implementing strategic growth opportunities and initiatives that will only further enhance SSP’s capabilities for the future.”
Before joining SSP, Brian spent most of the last two decades in business development and operational leadership positions in the utility, telecommunications, and transportation infrastructure markets, both as SVP, Corporate Development and President, North America Structures at Valmont Industries and at Cavalry Strategics where he designed growth solutions for clients ranging from large financial institutions to industry participants. Brian began his career as a Shift Test Engineer at Norfolk Naval Shipyard where he led overhaul and repair projects on the USS Roosevelt and USS Eisenhower aircraft carriers. Following graduate school, he spent nearly a decade at General Mills in a variety of financial and operational roles. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Cornell University and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from University of Illinois.
Brian will also continue to serve on SSP’s Board of Directors.