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Leeco Names Three National Account Managers

Posted on Mar 11, 2015

Leeco Steel has promoted three of its team members to a newly created position of national account manager.

LISLE, IL (MARCH 11, 2015) – Leeco Steel, one of the largest suppliers of steel plate in North America, has promoted three of its team members to a newly created position of national account manager.   National account managers are responsible for relationship management, customer service, account identification, management of sales teams and sales offices.

Kevin Comiskey, based in the company’s Lisle, IL, headquarters, started his career at Leeco Steel as a sales representative in 2010. He has nearly ten years of steel industry experience and his background includes sales, logistics, and project management.  He received his degree in communications and business from Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL.  Peter Yann, based in Leeco Steel’s Chattanooga, TN, branch, began his career with the company in 2009 as a sales representative. His ten years of experience includes sales, logistics and management. Yann received his degree in logistics and transportation from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Kelan Thompson, Oshkosh, WI, started his career at Leeco Steel in 2008 as a sales representative after spending more than three years in the finance industry. He received his degree in psychology from Augustana College, Rock Island, IL.            

 “We saw a definite need to establish the position of national account manager. As our business continues to expand, so does our unwearied diligence and application in pursuit of excellent service,” said Denton Nordhues, President and CEO of Leeco Steel.   “Kevin, Peter and Kelan are hard wired to lead and to build relationships, and they are going to help us continue our growth trajectory.  We are very excited to announce the position and the people chosen to be our first national account managers.”

Comiskey’s, Yann’s, and Thompson’s appointment was effective January 26, 2015.


Leeco Steel, headquartered in Lisle, Illinois, maintains one of the nation’s largest inventories of carbon, HSLA and alloy steel plate coming from the premier mills worldwide.  Founded in 1882, Leeco Steel has ten locations in North America and one in Monterrey, Mexico. Leeco Steel is part of the O’Neal Industrial Metals Group. For more information, visit 


O’Neal Industries ( is the U.S.A.’s largest family-owned group of metals service centers, composed of more than a dozen leading brands.  With sales of approximately $2.66 billion in 2014, O’Neal Industries is based in Birmingham, AL and has more than 90 specialized facilities throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.