Jack F. Steel Excellence in Marketing Award

This award was endowed by Grede Foundries in 2001 to honor the late Jack Steele, one of the foundry industry’s true marketing pioneers. The purpose of the award is to recognize a company or group for its achievements in promoting its business and the metalcasting industry through an outstanding marketing message.


Past Recipients

2017: Al Spada

2016: Chuck Fowler

2015: John Lewensky

2014: Tom Cobett

2013: Chris Norch

2012: Dwight Barnhard

2011: Jack Wymer

2010: Stephen Lane

2009: Gene Murature

2008: Kenneth Kirgin

2007: Paul Gerhardt

2006: Todd Nelson

2005: Mike Gwyn

2004: Mike Lessiter

2003: Joe Farrar

2002: Roy Hanks

2001: John Keough