Career Development

Future Leaders of Metalcasting (FLM)

The Future Leaders of Metalcasting (formerly the Young Executives of Metalcasting) is sponsored by AFS to support and strengthen the network of metalcasting's next generation of leadership through outreach and professional development.

  • Executive Development Program: FLM members have access to a program focusing on strategic planning, human resources, finance, marketing, sales, technology, and personal and professional development. 
  • Student Outreach: Every FLM meeting includes outreach to help recruit the next generation of talent to the industry.  
  • Personal Networking: The group offers the value of interaction with other like individuals working together to grow as executives. Your network to the next generation of metalcasting leaders.
  • Professional Networking: As the saying goes, two heads are better than one. Working together, executives from metalcasting facilities across the U.S. provide an exchange of ideas and experiences as they work toward improving their metalcasting operation.

Upcoming meetings.

FLM Officers:

Megan Kirsh - Kirsh Foundry
Mackenzie Meekhof 
Steve Sikorski - Magma Foundry Technologies
Kendal Spurgin - Simpson Technologies Corp


Interested in being involved with the Future Leaders of Metalcasting? Email Holly Brown, AFS Marketing & Communications Department, at or Cathy Potts, AFS Director of Human Resources & Administrative Services, at at for more information.


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