About Us

Titanium Industries Management Team

James S. Paddock 
Chairman
Titanium Industries, Inc.

Jim is Chairman of Titanium Industries, Inc. After being recruited by United States Steel Corporation from the University of Illinois, he progressed thru management positions of increasing responsibility at TIMET, National Steel Service Centers, and Titanium Industries, Inc. Over time, Jim acquired ownership of Titanium Industries, Inc. and the company remains privately owned today.

 

Brett S. Paddock, P.E. 
President and CEO
Titanium Industries, Inc.

Brett PaddockBrett is the President and CEO of Titanium Industries, Inc. His diverse metals background consists of engineering consulting, fabrication, manufacturing, contracting, and sales. He has held positions of VP of Sales and Marketing, Director of Operations, and COO during his career with Titanium Industries. Prior to joining Titanium Industries, Inc. in 2001, he was Director of Operations for one of the nation’s largest structural steel fabricator/erectors and Principal of an Eastern US engineering design and consulting firm. He holds a bachelor’s of science degree in engineering and a master’s of science degree in structural mechanics from Lehigh University and is a licensed professional engineer in multiple states. Brett is currently serving as an Officer on the International Titanium Association’s Board of Directors.

 

Joseph F. Ferment
Vice President & CFO 
Titanium Industries, Inc.

Joe FermentMr. Ferment started with Titanium Industries in January, 1990 as CFO. He came to TI with in depth knowledge of metal distribution and fabrication. Mr. Ferment was the CFO of National Steel Service Centers a $400 million metal distribution company with over 40 locations. Throughout his career he has been involved in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures both domestically and internationally. Mr. Ferment is a graduate of Seton Hall University where he graduated cum laude with a BS in Accounting. In the past he has been a fund raiser for various charitable organizations.

 

C. Jeffrey Wise
V.P. Sales & Marketing 
Titanium Industries, Inc.

Jeff WiseMr. Wise joined Titanium Industries, Inc. in 2005 and currently is V.P. Sales & Marketing for the Company. Having more than 30 years in the specialty metals industry Mr. Wise has extensive experience in sales, marketing, business development and product development. Prior to joining Titanium Industries, Mr. Wise was with integrated specialty steel producer Standard Steel which served the aerospace, general industrial and railroad markets. He departed this company as Director, International Sales and began a career as Eastern Regional Manager with TIMET, a USA mill products producer focused on aerospace and general industrial markets. After stints as Industrial Products Manager and Director – Service Centers, Jeff was promoted to V.P. Sales & Marketing. In 1997, Mr. Wise became a minority owner of a startup company, TICOMP Metal Forming that focused on composites and titanium for the aerospace industry and titanium foil and coil for general industrial applications. Jeff holds a BA in Psychology from Kutztown University and attended Temple University’s MBA program.

 

Daniel M. Blood
Regional Manager, Western USA
Titanium Industries, Inc.

Daniel BloodPrior to joining Titanium Industries in August 2002, Dan spent 12 years as VP and General Manager for one of the largest Titanium Conversion Forging Companies in the US. His extensive metals background and experience includes Procurement, Contract Management, Engineering, Manufacturing, Marketing, Sales and all levels of Management. In addition, Dan spent 20 years with a well know, highly respected Forging Company providing Seamless Rolled Rings produced from Titanium, Ni and Cobalt Based Alloys for the Gas Turbine Jet Engine Industry. Dan attended the University of Maryland while serving with the USAF under the command of the National Security Agency.