Cliff Nance is owner and CEO of Tungco. As the son of the founder, he has filled many roles in 24 years; from the plant floor, to VP of Operations, to his present position. He was educated by the University of Kentucky in Business Administration, served 3 years with various charitable works in Lexington, KY and Columbus, Ohio. His passions are faith, family and community.
Tom Baker is the Chief Supply Chain Management Officer for the Tungco group of companies. He has built his career with Tungco from the ground up. Starting as a sorter, he made his way into logistics and procurement before being named the CSMO in 2016. His focus on supplier satisfaction is second to none. You can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ryan Sizemore has been with Tungco for 20+ years. In that time, he has served in production, finance, procurement, sales, and currently as Chief Sales Officer. The overall scope of his responsibility is the strategy health of Tungco’s Global Sales. Ryan’s knowledge of the tungsten industry as well as his passion to create and sustain relationships with customers and suppliers has served he and Tungco well for many years. If you require more information, please contact him at email@example.com.
Beginning his tenure with Tungco in 2013, Daniel Mercer has worked his way from Staff Accountant into his current position as Chief Financial Officer. Daniel oversees the Tungco group’s financial performance while focusing on strategic growth and wealth sustainability. He is a graduate from Western Kentucky University’s Gordon Ford College of Business where a Bachelor’s degree was acquired with an emphasis on Accounting. When Daniel is not analyzing margins, or developing financial and tax strategies he enjoys spending time with his family and golfing. To learn more about Daniel, connect with him through LinkedIn or contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kent Vandiver is Executive Vice President of Tungco, Incorporated. He has worked with Tungco for 40+ years, which has given him the advantage to learn the business from the ground up. His current responsibilities include sales of tungsten products worldwide. Kent has focused his career on building long term relationships with customers and suppliers with an attitude of ”Whatever It Takes”. To learn more about Kent, connect with him through LinkedIn or contact him at email@example.com.
Brice Littlepage is the President of North America. He is a graduate of Madisonville North Hopkins High School. Following, Brice graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2014 with a Masters in Leadership. He dedicated 10 years of his professional career in college athletics including the University of Kentucky and Florida Sate University. Brice began his career in 2017 with Tungco. His first responsibilities included settlements for all suppliers of Tungco, Tungco Powder Procurement, 74 Alloys and Tungco Worldwide. Brice accepted his current position in January of 2020 where he still serves. If you require more information, please contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Markus Ewecker is President at our subsidiary Tungco Worldwide Ltd.
One key area comprises procurement of secondary raw materials.
He graduated in Germany as a merchant in wholesale and foreign trade in 1998.
He meets the daily challenges of business with passion and more than 20 years of experience.
If you require more information, please contact him at email@example.com.
Adam Rubin has been in the Metal Recycling Industry for the past 20 years. His dedication and commitment to the Metals Market has brought him to Tungco where he serves as Director of Tungco Canada Ltd. His vast knowledge of Tungsten Carbide and Alloys, High Speed Steels and Specialty Alloys gives him a well-rounded view of the business. Adam also graduated with a BA in political science at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada along with a securities degree which was utilized in previous employments at big banks and trading houses in the financial sector. Adam’s knowledge of metals and previous financial experience has been a major contributor to the Tungco family. To learn more about Adam, connect with him through LinkedIn or contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jimmy Greaney has worked with Tungco since early 2016 as Plant Manager of our Ireland facility. He brings with him over 20 years of experience in production and logistics. Having worked for some of the world’s leading companies, Jimmy inherently understands that the customer is the single most valuable asset an organization can have. Driven to deliver the best product “all of the time, on time” is his forte. To learn more about Jimmy, connect with him through LinkedIn or contact him at email@example.com.
Chris Capps is currently serving as Plant Manager for Tungco at our Kentucky facility where he manages all operations for Tungco, TPP, 74 Alloys and Cuda Grit. Chris has been working with us in a variety of capacities over the past 10 years. During this time, he also earned a Bachelor’s degree in business management from Murray State University. His work ethic, determination, and enthusiasm has greatly contributed to his success in both his personal life and professional career. Connect with Chris via LinkedIn or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Over the past 9 years, Gloria Chilcutt has worked in several different positions at Tungco. She now serves as the Director of Marketing, providing oversight, direction and implementation of all creative operations for the Tungco group. Although she holds a Bachelor’s degree in Advertising and Marketing from Western Kentucky University, her love and skill for photography is utilized often for the organization. To learn more about Gloria, connect with her through LinkedIn or contact her at email@example.com.
Chad Ladd has roots that run deep into the Tungco organization. During his high school and college summers, he worked at the former Hanson, KY plant in production, and even in accounting. He graduated from Western Kentucky University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, and was hired in an on-campus interview by Liberty Mutual Insurance Group. He spent the next 25 years performing auditing services in the insurance industry and working in public accounting. In March of 2014, he returned back to Tungco as was hired into a newly created position, Logistics Manager. Over the next four years he continued to take on new challenges and responsibilities, including management of inventory, processing of supplier settlements, managing accounts receivables and payables. This progression has led him to his most recent position as the Director of Accounting, which gives him the responsibility of the day to day accounting for all three US companies, as well as Tungco Worldwide, LTD, and providing support to the CFO.
Over the past 20 years, Heath Hancock has had a close connection and relationship with the Tungco team and the tungsten industry. During this time, he has served in production as well as in procurement. Today, as the APEX Business Unit Manager, he oversees and manages outside partnerships, sales acquisitions and procurement for Tungco. Although, Heath is recently new as a full-time employee, his hustle, drive and love for others make him an asset to the team. If you require more information, please contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Like several guys within our company Josh McKnight has worked at Tungco in many positions over the years. He holds an Associate’s Degree in Science and as of today, he handles Sales for Cuda Grit. During his off time, he is usually with his wife and 3 kids on the water somewhere or in the woods enjoying the outdoors. If you require more information, please contact him at email@example.com.
In March of 2014, Rob Doner joined Tungco to become a part of the procurement team. Although his emphasis is on soft scrap, he is knowledgeable in all forms of scrap materials handled by the Tungco Group. Rob has an extensive background in banking and finance and has a passion for building long-term relationships and offering exceptional service. To learn more about Rob, feel free to contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scott joined the Tungco team in 2019 after 15 years of fulfilling many capacities in the mining and tunneling industries. He utilizes his technical background to assist in building and maintaining market position by leading the product and business development endeavors of the company. Away from the office, he enjoys spending time outdoors with his family.
Stephanie Townsell has a Bachelor’s in Business from Murray State University. In 2015, she brought her previous experience in Banking and Recruiting to Tungco to fill roles in Accounting and Human Resources. Today, as Asset Manager, she continues to manage HR and supports the Finance department as Accounts Receivable manager. To learn more about Stephanie, connect with her on LinkedIn or contact her at email@example.com.