Alliance Sales Team

From concept to completion, we’re your project partners.

Taking a partnership approach not a transactional one, our sales team works with customers from the initial concepting of a project through its completion. This holistic approach ensures each project exceeds the needs of the customer, is on-time and on-budget. Howdy partner.


Donald Key

Vice President of Sales

Donald Key

Vice President of Sales

As VP of Sales, Don oversees all sales functions and pipeline process of Alliance. A 40-year steel industry veteran, including 30-years at Alliance, Don ensures customer trust and confidence in Alliance valued and long-standing partnerships.


Mike Mehan

Senior Sales Executive

Mike Mehan

Senior Sales Executive

An Alliance professional for 26 years, Mike oversees sales in Oklahoma and Texas. His experience affords him the experience to advise customers during the design stage to make economical building assemblies while providing exceptional hands-on service throughout the duration of the project.


David Hensley

District Sales Manager

David Hensley

District Sales Manager

In his second stint with Alliance, David has a cumulative 19-year history with the company and an impressive 35-years in the industry. When you’ve been selling that long you know what success looks like, and at Alliance that is creating great customer relationships and maintaining them long term.  With his focus on sales, David is also involved in estimating and overall project management for clients in Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri and Illinois.


Travis Hilgenberg

District Sales Manager

Travis Hilgenberg

District Sales Manager

With over 12 years in the industry, Travis brings experience with general contractors in project superintendent and estimating roles. That experience at multiple levels has proved invaluable in relating to customer needs at Alliance where he oversees all sales functions in the Rocky Mountain district.


Logan Marshall

District Sales Manager

Logan Marshall

District Sales Manager

Logan joined Alliance in 2014 after seven years as a Project Manager in the field for a supply and erection company. As a Sales Manager, he is able to work with the architect and builder in early stages to ensure the design of the project meets the customer’s specific needs and adds value to their project. Logan covers Oklahoma, South Louisiana, Austin and San Antonio areas.


Jason Mathes

District Sales Manager

Jason Mathes

District Sales Manager

A 20-year industry veteran, Jason has spent the last 15 of those years at Alliance building and maintaining customer relationships. In his consultancy role, he sells components nationwide.


Derrick McBride

District Sales Manager

Derrick McBride

District Sales Manager

For Derrick, Alliance sales is all about premium customer service, before and after the sale. In his 14th year at Alliance, Derrick’s sales process is simple – he’s knowledgeable, experienced and friendly. He covers central and Eastern Arkansas, Southern Missouri and Northern Louisiana.


Jason Page

District Sales Manager

Jason Page

District Sales Manager

Jason joined Alliance in 2020 after 20-years in the industry, including six in an ownership position for a supply and erect steel business. His perspective as a sub-contractor gives him a unique advantage in providing customer service working with contractors and design professionals from concept to completion.


Rod Poplin

District Sales Manager

Rod Poplin

District Sales Manager

Rod knows the steel business, especially Alliance Steel inside and out. Now in his 30th year with the company, he has done everything from drafting to detailing to estimating to sales where he has built strong and lasting customer relationships that have spanned years. When you’ve done it all like Rod, you know the level of customer service that is expected, and more importantly how to deliver it. His sales area covers Northwest Arkansas, Western Kansas and Oklahoma.


Dustin Andrus

Sales Coordinator

Dustin Andrus

Sales Coordinator

Dustin joined Alliance as Sales Coordinator in 2003. In his role as sales team support, he provides a second level of customer service quoting buildings and consulting on building design.


Zachary Carruth

Sales Coordinator

Zachary Carruth

Sales Coordinator

A Sales Coordinator at Alliance for almost four years, Zac supports the sales effort through design builds for architects, engineers and builders, handles vendor buyout items and bidding and pricing projects among other things.


Jeff Chambless

Sales Coordinator

Jeff Chambless

Sales Coordinator

Jeff has been with Alliance for six years and helps solve the challenges and puzzles that go into putting together a project from start to finish. He specifically works with the engineering and detailing teams to ensure a customer’s build comes together.


Aaron Ledesma

Sales Coordinator

Aaron Ledesma

Sales Coordinator

At Alliance since 2016, Aaron utilizes sales and engineering tools to confirm the best cost for any customer project. The 12-year industry veteran works with customers and designers to determine a project’s scope of work, then coordinates with the sales and engineering departments, and with outside vendors to offer the best and most economically feasible solution for Alliance customers.


Billy Poplin

Sales Coordinator

Billy Poplin

Sales Coordinator

A 30-year industry veteran, Billy Poplin knows the steel business. And as sales coordinator, he knows that a big part of the Alliance difference is that the steel business is a relationship business. Now in his 15th year, his job is to optimize the efforts of the Alliance sales staff to increase company profits and to maintain positive customer relationships and prolong customer lifetime value.


Rusty Palmer

Sales Coordinator / Estimator

Rusty Palmer

Sales Coordinator / Estimator

Rusty joined Alliance in 2019 as Sales Coordinator, where he provides cost estimates and building designs for projects working in coordination with the engineering team. He ensures customer’s goals are met through economically efficient design methods and competitive quotes.


Tiffany Whitmire

Sales Project Coordinator

Tiffany Whitmire

Sales Project Coordinator

Tiffany manages project schedules and client expectations for Alliance. That includes document management, schedule coordination with detailing/drafting, purchasing, scheduling and logistics departments to keep workflow on track. An 11-year pro, Tiffany ensures all aspects of a project is organized and running smoothly for Alliance and customers alike.