Our focus on each project we undertake is to work as a highly successful team with full integration between our management team and our entire staff base. The following are some of our key senior team members:
Michael Young brings a wealth of leadership, engineering and business expertise to the Anatomic Iron Team. His engineering and business background is founded on the completion of his Business Administration Degree (honors) at Stotts Business College, as well as a degree as Engineering Technician at the New Zealand Institute of Technology. He is a fully qualified and trained draftsman with shop qualifications in both New Zealand and Canada.
He has been owner and CEO of his own fabricating companies over his entire 45 year career completing full service detailing, fabrication and erection of structural steel. His first company was in New Zealand where he grew his fabrication facility to over 40 full time staff and completed some of New Zealand's largest structural steel projects. In 1989 he moved to Canada and built from the ground up a new steel fabrication company that completed commercial and industrial structural steel projects on the West Coast of Canada and the United States.
In 2004 he brought his expertise in steel and business management to Anatomic Iron as CEO and accelerated the company forward to where it stands today as one of North America's leading steel detailing firms.
Clifford Young brings a great deal of expertise in financial management and business strategy to the Anatomic Iron team. With a degree in Finance and International Business from Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia he has a solid understanding of financial and accounting administration as well as business strategy and management. He has worked in a broad range of financial management roles including account manager at a major international bank.
Working both on the shop floor as a junior fabricator as well as in financial management at a large steel fabricator before co-founding Anatomic provides Cliff with over 20 years of experience in the field of steel fabrication and erection. This experience results in an in-depth understanding of the steel business and an expert capability to communicate with clients to ensure project success.
Kerry Young is an expert in steel detailing methodology and project management. He applies this expertise in the management of Anatomic Iron's production floor. He is a Certified Steel Fabricator and Fitter completing structural steel fabrication trades at the British Columbia Institute of Technology in Vancouver. He is also past-ticketed as an all position CWB Welder for both SMAW and GMAW processes. He is a certified detailer and checker through completion of an advanced certification program at VCC in Vancouver Canada.
Kerry has over 21 years of experience in Steel Fabrication, Erection, Detailing, Checking and Project Management. He began his steel career on the shop floor as an apprentice welder and worked his way through all steps of the fabrication and erection process, to site foreman and then fabrication plant project management, and finally ran his own fabrication and erection company.
Before co-founding Anatomic Iron he worked as a department manager for a large Canadian steel detailing company.
Mr. Ashcroft has worked for over 45 years in the steel industry from his roots in Lancashire UK where he first attended steel fabrication technical college.
He moved on to journey man fabricator and eventually became General manager of a major New Zealand steel fabrication company. He joined the Anatomic Team in 2006 and brings a wealth of steel fabrication and estimating experience to our team.
Mr.Cirneci has 15 years of experience in the steel detailing industry and is responsible for project management and coordination on the projects under his supervision. John brings to our team a great deal of experience in steel detailing gained through working for one of our industry's largest participants.
Starting as a junior detailer he progressed through all positions including team leader and project coordinator to become a project manager before he joined the Anatomic team. John completed his studies in engineering and speaks three languages. He is extremely proficient in both Tekla structures and SDS2 software platforms.
With all of his work experience on North American projects he is very proficient in US project processes and communication customs. He takes pride in his work and never settles for second best.
Mr.Wood has over 30 years of experience in the steel detailing and drafting business, from his beginnings in Scotland where he completed studies in Multi-Disciplinary Engineering as well as a Bachelor of Science (Hons).
He began his drafting career in 1983 as an apprentice draftsman with pen and paper and advanced his skills and expertise through the industry's computer revolution with the development of 3D detailing and computer modelling. He is now proficient in most detailing platforms, including Tekla Structures, SDS2, CSC 3D+, ProSteel, IBM Cadam and AutoCad.
With experience working as a senior project manager in Scotland, Taiwan, and Australia on numerous large projects, he brings the management experience and detailing expertise to ensure success on the projects under his leadership.
Mr MacFarline has been working in the steel detailing field for 13 years after graduating from Vermont Technical College in 2000 with an Associate Science degree in Architectural and Building Engineering Technology. He has developed his project management experience as the head detailer of structural projects at a small detailing company in Maine before joining our organization for the opportunity to become involved with larger and more complex projects.
He is an expert in Tekla Structures and AutoCad as a result of his detailing project history where he completed the detailing of entire small projects by himself. Through assistant project management of our projects he is rapidly building his expertise on his path to become a senior project manager with our firm.
Mrs. Kropowska-Janusz has been working in the steel detailing and engineering field for over 10 years. She started at Anatomic as a modeler after completing a 5 year University degree in Structural Steel engineering and Building technology. Her abilities and sharp mind fueled her rapid promotion into a team leader position after only 2 years.
After 4 years she was promoted to senior Team Leader and in 2015 became a junior project manager responsible entirely for her own projects. Justine is capable of producing and checking connection packages complete with full calculations and is responsible for all aspects of her 25 person strong team.