Kristopher Epperson joined Bristol Metals, LLC in August of 1995. Mr. Epperson has held many roles at Bristol Metals from working in our warehouse and shipping group to inside sales and managing our special alloys and projects department. Mr. Epperson has been leading our special alloys and projects sales efforts since early 2002. Kristopher has also guided our international and commodity sales teams since 2009. Mr. Epperson received his advanced training from the University of Tennessee.
Rob Yepsen joined Bristol Metals LLC in January of 2013. Prior to joining Bristol Metals, Rob has spent over 25 years in the pipe and tubular products industry. Rob started his career after college in plant operations with positions in production and quality control and traffic, then moved into his sales career. In his career, Rob has held positions in inside sales and customer service, sales manager, as well as Vice President of Sales.
Rob received his B.S. in Business Administration from Youngstown State University.
Roger Ricketts joined Bristol Metals in January 2018. Roger has 38 years of experience in the metals industry, holding positions in both the manufacturing and distribution sectors. He is responsible for the business development activities of Bristol Metals, with a focus on the Gulf Coast Market.
Roger holds an MBA from the Crummer School of Business, at Rollins college in Orlando.
Donald Brunswick joined Bristol Metals, LLC in January of 2016. Mr. Brunswick attended Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania; B.S.—Sciences. After college, Donald joined the United States Army (MOS-11B), completed various special training schools, and served back-to-back Iraq tours in 2004/2005. Mr. Brunswick has been in the Stainless Industry since 2007, starting his career as a Production Supervisor, transitioning to Sales Management and Vice President of Sales before joining the Brismet team.
Jonathan W. Williams
Jonathan Williams joined Bristol Metals, LLC in January 2004 after gathering 14 years’ experience with a competitor. Jonathan began working as Customer Service Representative before assuming the role of Special Alloys Sales Representative in late 2005. He has held the position of Senior Sales Representative, Special Alloys since early 2016.
Following his B.A. in History from King College, Bristol, Tennessee in 1987. Jonathan pursued graduate studies in Public Administration, City Management, and Environmental Health at the University of Tennessee and East Tennessee State University.
Jason Ste Marie
Jason Ste Marie joined Bristol Metals, LLC in January of 2013. Jason graduated from Cochise College, Sierra Vista, AZ with an AS in Intelligence operations Studies. Prior to joining Bristol Metals, Jason worked as an Intelligence Analyst in the US Army.
Colton McDavid joined Bristol Metals, LLC in February 2013. Colton has studied Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technologies at Northeast State Community College. He has worked in various positions at Bristol Metals before coming into the Sales Department, including pickling and shipping/warehouse.
Parker Sword joined Bristol Metals, LLC in April of 2006. Parker began his career at Bristol Metals in the commodity sales department and later moved to the special alloys and projects sales group. Next he managed the international sales department combining his experience in both commodity and special alloy products. Parker now manages both the international and special alloy sales departments. Parker received his bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech.