The Leadership of American Piping Products
CEO Al Rheinnecker
Mr. Rheinnecker has served as our Chief Executive Officer since July 2011. Mr. Rheinnecker oversees all operational and sales aspects of American Piping Products, including the sourcing and sale of steel products. Prior to working with American Piping Products, Mr. Rheinnecker founded Clayton Steel Supply Inc., which merged with American Piping Products in 2000. He received a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Business Administration from Webster University.
Managing Director Kevin Koehler
Mr. Koehler has served as Managing Director since May 2014. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President of Sales from January 2009 – April 2014. He manages the Chicago, Houston and Philadelphia sales offices and leads the corporate Purchasing team. Mr. Koehler’s more than 25 years of experience in the steel industry includes a position as Senior Vice President at Radnor Alloys (now Edgen Murray) prior to joining American Piping Products. During his 16 years at Radnor/Edgen, Mr. Koehler ran the Philadelphia, Charlotte, and Chicago locations. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.
President Matt Danis
Mr. Danis has served as Managing Director since May 2014. Previously, he served as both Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer from September 2009 – April 2014, and remained Chief Financial Officer until January 2020. Mr. Danis’ focus is on sales, business development, accounting and finance for American Piping Products. He has ten years of private equity and investment banking experience. Prior to joining American Piping Products, Mr. Danis was the CEO and CFO of WIT Postal Logistics, LLC. Mr. Danis acquired and strategically managed over ten middle market businesses as a member of two private equity firms. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Richmond and a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Chief Financial Officer Mike Hart
Mr. Hart has served as Chief Financial Officer since January 2020. Previously, he served as our Managing Director of Finance from February 2019 – December 2019. Mr. Hart’s focus is on financial controls and analysis, human recourses, culture and driving efficiencies throughout American Piping Products. He has eleven years of public company finance experience. Prior to joining American Piping Products, Mr. Hart was the Senior Vice President, Accounting and Treasurer of Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (acquired by Eldorado Resorts), and prior to that worked for EY from 1999 to 2007 in assurance and advisory. He earned a Master of Accountancy from the University of Missouri—Columbia.