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John Gehlsen is the President/Owner of Yakima Steel which he purchased in 2006. John has over 15 years of manufacturing and systems experience with several Fortune 50 companies. John is responsible for the overall management of the company, including establishing the company performance objectives and managing the four company divisions (structural, rebar, machine shop and steel service center). John takes a hands on approach to management and works with his team to make sure that each employee is valued for their contributions and that each customer is fully satisfied with the work that we do. John attended Iowa State University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering in 1990. He then attended the Georgia Institute of Technology where he received a Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1992 and a Masters of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering in 1993. He has certificates from Georgia Tech in Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems and Management of Technology and is a graduate of the Executive Development Program at the University of Washington's Business School.

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