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Our corporate sales staff members are located at the Corporate office location at 18743 Route 16, Gillespie, IL 62033.

Shane Hammond

Shane Hammond

CEO

  • Blackhawk Industrial Supppy, Executive Product Manager 2020-2023
  • J&S Tool, Inc., President/Owner 1992-2020

Phone: (800) 637-4455 Ext. 217

Fax: (217) 839-3823

Email: shammond@aladdinsteel.com

Steve Hittmeier

Steve Hittmeier

Sales Manager

  • Southern Illinois University
  • Formerly employed by National Bank
  • Employed at Aladdin Steel since 2000

Phone: (800) 637-4455 Ext. 213

Fax: (217) 839-3823

Email: steveh@aladdinsteel.com

Lori Valerio

Lori Valerio

Account Manager

  • Formerly Administrative Secretary, Illini P.C.A.
  • Employed at Aladdin Steel since 1981
  • Assistant Credit Manager for eight years

Phone: (800) 637-4455 Ext. 229

Fax: (217) 839-3823

Email: loriv@aladdinsteel.com

Chet Weidemann

Chet Weidemann

Account Manager

  • Employed in operations at Aladdin Steel since 1994, moved to Scheduling Clerk in 1998
  • Promoted to Foreman in 2002
  • Joined the sales staff in October 2022

Phone: (800) 637-4455 Ext. 211

Fax: (217) 839-3823

Email: cweidemann@aladdinsteel.com

Greg Ramey

Greg Ramey

Account Manager

  • Employed at Aladdin Steel since 1997, working in shipping and quality control for 7 years
  • Transferred to purchasing department in 2004
  • Joined the sales department in 2010

Phone: (800) 637-4455 Ext. 264

Fax: (217) 839-3823

Email: gregr@aladdinsteel.com

Ray Kemezys

Ray Kemezys

Account Manager

  • University of Illinois
  • Eastern Illinois University
  • Formerly employed by Tubular Steel and Omega Steel
  • Employed at Aladdin Steel since 1998

Phone: (800) 637-4455 Ext. 252

Fax: (217) 839-3823

Email: rayk@aladdinsteel.com

Jarrod Hamilton

Jarrod Hamilton

Account Manager

  • Started at Aladdin Steel in 1999, moved up to Lead Man in 2003.
  • Promoted to sales in 2015.
  • Formerly employed at UPS.

Phone: (800) 637-4455 Ext. 210

Fax: (217) 839-3823

Email: jhamilton@aladdinsteel.com

Chris Gausepohl

Chris Gausepohl

Account Manager

  • Graduated from SIUE (Bachelor's Degree in Communication - 1999 and Education - 2009)
  • Formerly employed at Alton Catholic Children's Home
  • Employed at Aladdin Steel since 2011

Phone: (800) 637-4455 Ext. 249

Fax: (217) 839-3823

Email: chrisg@aladdinsteel.com

Brad Upton

Brad Upton

Account Manager

  • Employed in operations at Aladdin Steel since 2015.
  • Promoted to sales in April 2022.

Phone: (800) 637-4455 Ext. 227

Fax: (217) 839-3823

Email: bupton@aladdinsteel.com

Dan Stewart

Dan Stewart

Account Manager

  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science
  • Formerly Account Manager – State Farm Ins.
  • Formerly District Sales Manager – Red Bull Distribution Co.

Phone: (800) 637-4455 Ext. 245

Fax: (217) 839-3823

Email: dstewart@aladdinsteel.com

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Steve Hittmeier

Steve Hittmeier

Sales Manager

  • Southern Illinois University
  • Formerly employed by National Bank
  • Employed at Aladdin Steel since 2000

Phone: (800) 637-4455 Ext. 213

Fax: (217) 839-3823

Email: steveh@aladdinsteel.com

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Steve Hittmeier

Steve Hittmeier

Sales Manager

  • Southern Illinois University
  • Formerly employed by National Bank
  • Employed at Aladdin Steel since 2000

Phone: (888) 637-2954 Ext. 213

Fax: (872) 268-8001

Email: steveh@aladdinsteel.com

Derek Ade

Derek Ade

Account Manager

  • Illinois College (BS in Business Management)
  • Formerly employed by Pana Community Hospital

Phone: (888) 637-2954 Ext. 271

Fax: (872) 268-8001

Email: dade@aladdinsteel.com