Ryan LaCoursiere is the corporate Vice President of Sales. Ryan joined Miller and Company in January 1992 as the Area Sales Manager for the Southeast US Region. He accepted additional sales activities in Mexico in 2004 moving to Regional Sales Manager of Southern/Mexico Sales. Through his continued leadership Ryan was promoted to Vice President of Eastern Sales in 2008 and currently is the corporate Vice President of Sales since 2012.
Ryan LaCoursiere graduated from UW Seattle 1978 with a BS in Chemistry while working part time gaining experience focused on Sand Testing Lab for International Minerals & Chemicals-Olivine (IMC).
He joined IMC-Olivine upon graduation as their technical service representative overseeing Sand Testing, Sand Installations and Technical Service as well as Marketing of Olivine to alternate markets. Ryan transferred to Ferro Alloy Sales Representative selling FeSi, MgFeSi, CaSi, FeV, Electrodes, Cored Wire, etc to Foundries and Steel Mills in the Southeast Region of the United States. He joined Metallurg-Sheildalloy in 1986 as a Sales Representative in the Southwest US Region selling Steel, Foundry and Aluminum alloys for 2 years before being promoted to Marketing Manager of Traded Alloys.
Industry Trade Associations have been an important activity for Ryan with his participation for over 40 years in the American Foundry Society (AFS), Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST), Ductile Iron Society (DIS) and CRU Ryan’s Notes FerroAlloys. He has held various leadership positions including AFS Piedmont Chapter Chairman 2004, an active member of the AIST Globetrotters for over 25 years and continues to participate in Ductile Iron Society and Mineral Science and Technology activities.