The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Chad Utermark, vice president and general manager of Nucor Yamato Steel and Nucor Castrip Arkansas, to its board of directors. Confirmed during AISC’s recent quarterly meeting, Utermark will immediately begin serving on the AISC Board of Directors, assisting with the organization’s planning and leadership in the steel construction industry.
Utermark currently serves as vice president and general manager of Nucor Yamato Steel and Nucor Castrip Arkansas. Previously, he served as vice president and general manager of Nucor Steel Texas from 2008 to 2011. He joined the Nucor Steel Texas division in 2004 as a rolling mill and shipping manager.
Utermark joined the Nucor team in 1992 during the construction of Nucor’s second sheet mill, Nucor Steel Arkansas. He started out as a roll mill utility worker and spent eight years in production. It was during those years, as an operator and shift supervisor, that Utermark gained a strong commitment and loyalty to Nucor’s culture. From 2000 to 2004, he served as a hot mill manager for Nucor Steel Arkansas.