Brian Carmer, President
Brian Carmer graduated SUNY Canton in 1979 and joined the family business in 1979. Brian brings 36 years of steel industry experience to the company. Brian spent the first 6 years with the company apprenticing, working in the shop, and learning the business and day-to-day operations in the office. In 1985, Brian was promoted to Vice President, and became more hands-on in the building of the metal fabrication business, involving himself in contract negotiations, sales, and project management. In 1997 Brian was promoted to his current position of company President and CEO.
Brian is involved with the day-to-day management of Stone Bridge Iron, sets company policy, direction, and goals. Brian heads all departments, financial policy, assists in estimating when required, manages projects, and is a member of the Quality Program.
Britt Carmer, Executive Vice President
Britt Carmer graduated SUNY Canton and joined the family business in 1982. Britt brings 33 years of steel industry experience to the company. Britt spent his first 10 years with the company apprenticing, working in the metal fabrication shop, and learning the business and day-to-day operations. In 1989 Britt was promoted to Shop Foreman, managing all shop floor production. In 1992 Britt moved into the office and took over the managing of field erection crews, was the company OSHA safety officer, and worked in estimating and project management. In 1997 Britt was promoted to his current position of company Executive Vice President.
Britt is involved with the day-to-day management of the company, heads the production department, assists in estimating when required, manages projects, and is a member of the Quality Program.
Lori Carmer, Treasurer/Controller
Lori Carmer graduated from SUNY Canton in 1979 and joined the company soon after in 1982. As Treasurer and Controller, she heads Stone Bridge’s Accounting Department and is responsible for the overall financial health and compliance of the company. Lori is credited with modernizing the accounting functions of the company and oversees all of the Accounts Payable/Receivable, Employee Benefits and Payroll administration, as well as, compliance with State and Federal Laws and reporting standards.
Tara Carmer-Bujno, Secretary/Contract Administrator
Tara Carmer-Bujno attended the College of Saint Rose and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications in 2004. After college, Tara began work in contract administration and logistics for a North Carolina based industrial power provider where she gained experience in contracts, insurance, logistics and office management. Tara relocated to the Saratoga area and joined the company in 2010 as Contract Administrator. Tara was appointed Secretary in 2014.
Ryan McClure, PE, Engineering Manager
Ryan McClure attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Civil engineering. Ryan has worked in the steel industry in multiple roles for 12 years, and has extensive experience in the design of structural steel connections, miscellaneous steel design, metal bar joist, corrugated metal deck, design build, value engineering and building information modeling. Ryan currently holds professional engineering licenses in New York, Florida and California. Outside of Stone Bridge, Ryan is also a part time adjunct faculty member of RPI and teaches a course on designing for constructibility.
Ryan is involved in detailing, engineering, estimating, and is a member of the Quality Program.
Barry Schuch, Chief Estimator
Barry Schuch graduated from SUNY Canton in May of 1973. He started in the steel business as a steel detailer in Rome, NY and spent the next 28 years in multiple roles detailing, estimating and project management. Barry joined Stone Bridge Iron & Steel, Inc. in 2001 as an estimator and was promoted to Chief Estimator in 2008.
Barry is involved in all activities of the estimating department as well as maintenance and training of the structural fabrication software used company-wide.
BJ Carmer, Technical Director of Operations
BJ Carmer joined the family business in 2008, starting in the shop as a laborer, and gained experience and knowledge of all plant operations. BJ was then brought into the office to program CNC machinery and started detailing structural steel in 2010. While working at Stone Bridge, BJ graduated with a degree in Mechanical Technology in 2012 from SUNY Adirondack.
BJ is now involved with implementing and running various software used by the company, from detailing to shop and inventory management.