In his current role, Kurt is tasked with development of North American focused price indices, working with data providers and cultivating the growing market opportunities for steel industry participants to hedge their exposure to aspects of the supply chain. Kurt has been with TSI/Platts since 2011.
Kurt graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1993, majoring in Political Science. He then worked in the US Senate for three years returning to the Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, for a dual graduate degree in 1998.
After graduate school he worked in information technology for Deloitte Consulting and then began his career in the steel industry with Hatch in 2001. He worked as a strategic and financial consultant to the industry with Hatch and later developed the business plan for a data service providing market information to steel industry participants. He launched the new business and its development for nearly six years. Kurt lives with his wife and their 3 children near Cranberry Township, PA.