Meet the CFS Experts

Experts in Prefabricated Cold-Formed Steel Construction

All Steel Mid-Rise is the cold-formed steel structural solutions industry leader. Meat the experts in design, engineering, construction and safety.

Over 40 Years of Steel Construction Experience

Our mission is to help our clients build their mid-rise buildings faster, lighter and stronger with the latest technology in light gauge framing systems. Our team will take an in-depth look to educate ourselves about your project goals, vision, and financial needs to identify and clarify a plan to construct a building that meets your design intent.

Billy Middleton

Project Coordinator

In the Industry since: 1994
Joined All Steel Mid-Rise: 2021

I chose to work at All Steel Mid-Rise because…
of the team. After meeting with Mike, and Dave it made it an obvious choice to join the All Steel Mid-Rise team.

I began my career in construction as…
an apprentice for my father who was a master carpenter. This was before battery powered, and pneumatic tools were very prevalent on a construction site.

Outside of work you can find me…
playing guitar. I have been a professional musician for most of my life, and it’s a big part of who I am.

The best part of working in the construction industry is…
seeing the finished product, and knowing that you were a part of it.

Billy Middleton: Project Coordinator
Bob Buettner: Project Manager

Bob Buettner

Project Manager

In the Industry since: 2016
Joined All Steel Mid-Rise: 2021

I began my career in construction as…
a Project Assistant. I was lucky enough to become a Prefabrication Manager in Cleveland and develop my interest in prefabricated construction and all the benefits it can have for the industry!

I am passionate about cold-formed steel because…
it’s a material that drives innovation and development in the construction world. It helps create better processes and design methods for the construction industry.

The best part of working in the construction industry is…
providing service to the community and growing infrastructure in every city we build a project in. I like finding new innovative solutions to the vast array of issues that present themselves on projects.

Chris Fields

Estimator

In the Industry since: 2021
Joined All Steel Mid-Rise: 2021

I chose to work at All Steel Mid-Rise because…
It was evident that they nurture a quality work environment that sets up everyone to succeed.

I began my career in construction as…
A production painter.

My favorite project was…
All of the ones yet to come.

My favorite day at work is…
The one that feels the most productive.

Outside of work you can find me…
Assembling scratch-built models, painting, sculpting, pretty much any creative project… and watching movies.

The best part of working in the construction industry is…
Completing a project.

Chris Fields: Estimator
David Deuschle: Director of Pre-Construction, Engineering & Design

David Deuschle

Director of Pre-Construction, Engineering & Design

In the Industry since: 1980
Joined All Steel Mid-Rise: 2013

I chose to work at All Steel Mid-Rise because…
they were a new start-up and I wanted to be involved with the team from the beginning, building and implementing procedures as well as writing SOP’s.

I am passionate about cold-formed steel because…
it is always evolving.

My favorite project was…
the AC Marriott in Dublin, OH. We were using new products as well as technologies we never tried before. It was very successful and the client was very happy.

Outside of work you can find me…
working in my shop.

Derek Dixon

Sales & Estimating Manager

In the Industry since: 2016
Joined All Steel Mid-Rise: 2017

I began my career in construction as…
an Associate Estimator for an industrial contractor. I mainly estimated re-tooling of auto manufacturer plants. All take off was done with architectural prints and highlighters.

My favorite project was…
The Doghouse Hotel. This was the first project I estimated on my own and was able to visit the site and see the progress first hand. It’s truly a one-of-a-kind hotel. I am proud to have been a part of its construction.

The best part of working in the construction industry is…
all the work completed has tangible results. It allows us to physically leave our mark on the landscape.

Derek Dixon: Sales & Estimating Manager
Josh Tanko: Senior Project Manager

Josh Tanko

Senior Project Management

In the Industry since: 1997
Joined All Steel Mid-Rise: 2019

I chose to work at All Steel Mid-Rise because…
I was seeing a lot of positive things All Steel was doing in the industry via social media and wanted to be a part of that. I had also worked with numerous All Steel employees in the past and was excited to reconnect.

I began my career in construction as…
a c-shape steel stud truss fabricator. Back then we were fabricating many trusses, but wall CFS fabrication was just starting to become on of the top conversations in the industry.

I am passionate about cold-formed steel because…
I’ve been witness to a lot of the innovations within the industry. CFS framing is constantly evolving and I am excited to be a part of that.

Outside of work you can find me…
enjoying time with family.

The best part of working in the construction industry is…
witnessing one of our building start from the ground up and sharing memories of the project when driving past with family and friends.

Mike Smith

General Manager

In the Industry since: 1997
Joined All Steel Mid-Rise: 2019

I chose to work at All Steel Mid-Rise because…
of the people that comprise the All Steel Mid-Rise team. We have a great group of experts that are ready to take on any and all challenges, on a daily basis our team reinvents the industry one Cold-Formed Structure at a time.

I began my career in construction as…
an apprentice tradesman. Through my family trade I was able to build a strong background in construction and take my career in a direction that was challenging and fulfilling.

My favorite project was…
all projects are unique and everyone brings with it a sense of accomplishment and a landmark that I can share with my family and friends.

My favorite day at work is…
EVERY DAY! Every day, myself and the All Steel team overcome challenges that make a difference in our clients projects. That makes each and everyday my favorite.

Outside of work you can find me…
hiking and kayaking with my wife and 4 sons. I also enjoy skateboarding, snowboarding and biking with my family and friends.

The best part of working in the construction industry is…
working through challenges that are viewed as impossible. At All Steel we always find a way!

Mike Smith: General Manager