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.
Alan Killewald, P.E., Engineering Manager
Alan graduated from Lawrence Technological University in May 2013 and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. Alan has worked in the steel industry in multiple roles for 10 years. Initially, Alan started out in the steel fabrication industry as a steel detailer spending multiple years improving his skills and developing an eye towards details. After a few years of detailing steel structures, he transitioned into a new role designing connections for a variety of steel structures ranging from a few hundred tons to projects exceeding 15,000 tons which include but are not limited to; automotive facilities, hospitals, mixed-use high-rise buildings and stadium scoreboards. Alan currently holds a professional engineering license in Michigan.
Alan joined Stone Bridge Iron & Steel in February 2022 and is involved in detailing, engineering, and estimating.
Stephen Esposito, Chief Estimator
Stephen graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering in May 2011. He started in the crane manufacturing business in Woburn, MA where he designed and estimated custom bridge and gantry crane systems. Since then Stephen has held various positions in the construction industry over the next 10 years including leading teams of estimators, evaluating bids, preparing take-offs and bids, and utilizing the structural fabrication software used at Stone Bridge.
Stephen joined Stone Bridge Iron & Steel April 2021 and was promoted to Chief Estimator in January 2022. He is involved in all activities of the estimating department.
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