Dan started his career in 1987 at Flo-Bend Inc., a butt-weld fitting and flange manufacturer that produced fittings up through 24” and flanges up through 12”. Dan worked in the shop making fitting and flanges and was promoted to sales in 1990. In 1994, Dan went to work for Stainless Tubular Products in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as a sales representative and was quickly promoted to product manager. In 2004, Dan was promoted to Branch Manager. He helped grow the business into a multi-million-dollar company and was then promoted to District Manager in 2006, which included managing Metals Inc. In 2013, FloWorks promoted Dan to VP Sales and transitioned him to Houston. He has been with our company for more than 20 years and is our Senior Vice President of Business Development.
Eric Stanaland is Texas Regional Manager, Southwest Stainless & Alloy, based in Houston, Texas. With more than 25 years of Fortune 500 experience in various manufacturing and distribution industries, he oversees all PFF purchasing in addition to managing the Houston Branch Sales and Operations. He holds a Masters of Management from the University of Alabama and a Bachelor of Engineering from Auburn University.
Brad Smith is Vice President Strategic Accounts, based in Houston, TX. With over 20 years of experience in industrial PFF with Southwest Stainless, Brad specializes in working with industry leading national and global end user companies to provide innovative supply chain solutions. These solutions include the customer’s daily MRO as well as major project needs on both commodity and specialty PFF. Brad holds a BA Degree from Texas Christian University, was a 4 year letterman and 2 year Team Captain for the TCU Football Team. He also played football at the professional level in the NFL for the Cincinnati Bengals.