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 The SMU NexGen Leadership Award- sponsored by SMA, will recognize and celebrate the excellence of emerging leaders within the greater steel community.

​The NexGen Leadership Award will be bestowed on the candidate whose emerging leadership within his or her company sets a standard for the rest of the industry.

The award includes
-          A mentorship day with Mark Millett, President and Chief Executive Officer, Steel Dynamics
 -         Invitation to attend one of the SMU Steel 101 or SMU Steel 201 workshops in late 2019 or during calendar year 2020 (no registration fee)
 -         An invitation to the 2020 SMU Steel Summit Conference with registration fees waived
 -         Recognition in the Steel Market Update newsletter and SMU/CRU websites

We are delighted to announce the shortlist:
 Kristin Boyle from Big River Steel
 Viv Helwig from Vested Metals
 Meredith Meade from Tempel Steel

The Winner will be announced at the conference. 
Congratulations and good luck! 

Judging Panel:

Phil Bell, President, Steel Manufacturers Association
Eddie Lehner, President & CEO, Ryerson
Lenore Trammell, Chief Administrative Officer, Big River Steel
Jack Bellissimo, Brand Manager, RACO, Hubbell Commercial Construction
John Packard, President & CEO, Steel Market Update

Announcement of the Winner:

The winner will be announced at the 2019 SMU Steel Summit Conference on Tuesday, August 27.
The announcement will also be made in that evening’s Steel Market Update newsletter and on both the SMU and CRU websites.
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 For more information about the award, perks for the nominees, judging and winner announcement please click here