Cooper Steel Welcomes Chris Cummings as Chief Information Officer
Apr 24, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Steel management, fabrication and erection company, Cooper Steel, has hired Chris Cummings as their Chief Information Officer. Cummings will oversee all IT needs for the Company and will be the direct link to Cooper Steel’s IT support company.
Cummings is a graduate of Tennessee Tech University with a Bachelor of Business Administration. In addition to serving as Chief Information Officer for a $500 million company with 40 global locations, he has held the position of Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Product Deployment and Operations and has provided Senior Consulting Services for many years.
Cummings brings with him extensive experience in heading company-wide projects, identifying clear solutions and driving developmental initiatives. While serving in his previous role as Chief Information Officer, he successfully established a technology foundation that supported growth from $180M to over $500M in revenue over a 5-year span. His proficiency in strategic planning and problem solving has been proven to help companies in a multitude of areas.
“With the growth and expansion of Cooper Steel, we are looking forward to the positive impact that Cummings will bring to the Company,” said Duff Zimmerman, President and Chief Operations Officer of Cooper Steel.
Cooper Steel is an innovative company with over 60 current projects in 17 different States. Cummings’ insight and technical skills will directly impact each individual department, the development of corporate IT strategy and the future growth of the Company.
About Cooper Steel
Cooper Steel was founded in 1960 and continues its journey to excellence 60 years later. As a national leader in steel management, fabrication and erection, Cooper Steel has helped set and exceed the standard for steel fabrication, erection, project management, detailing and estimating. The Company’s vision, mission and values continue to be its guiding principles as a family business that treats its customers as if they are family, too.