Meet Our Team

Andy Darien

Andy Darien

Andy has been the president and chief executive officer of Tri-State Cast Technologies since its inception in the 1974. His duties include customer relations, sales and marketing, quoting, project management, and global resource management. Read more…

John Darien

John Darien

John Darien is Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Tri-State Cast Technologies. He directs all financial and information technology strategies, overseeing accounting, commercial lending, risk management, ERP implementations and maintenance, and digital services. Read more…

Jay Jones

Jay Jones

Jay has 40 years of experience in the foundry industry. It began right out of high school in 1978 working for Florida Aluminum Casting Company in West Palm Beach, FL. Read more…

Kelvin Sun

Kelvin Sun

Kelvin is the General Manager of Qingdao AGT International Trade (QAGTI), our joint venture partnership in Qingdao, Shandong, China. He has held this position since QAGTI’s inception in 2004. Kelvin oversees staff in Project Management, Quality Assurance, Global Logistics, and Finance. Read more…

Amy Stephens

Amy Stephens

Amy Stephens is the Office Manager at Jef-Scot Metal Industries in Centerville, IA. She oversees the ERP data management, internal manufacturing metrics, human resources, and primary customer communication. Read more…

Ryan Stephens

Ryan Stephens

Ryan is the General Manager of Jef-Scot Metal Industries in Centerville, IA. He is also a member of the Tri-State Cast Technologies Technical Committee. Read more…

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Don Sewell

Don has more than 40 years of experience in the foundry industry. His training started when he was still in high school. He worked at Caney Castings, in Caney, KS, after school preparing molding sand for the molders to use the following day. Read more…

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Floyd Smith

Floyd is the Machine Shop Manager at Morrow Foundry in Coffeville, KS. His early career included training in Machine Shop Technology and followed with initial positions at the Funk Manufacturing operation of John Deere, which was located directly next door to Morrow Foundry. Read more…

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Tina Stark

Tina is the Corporate Office Manager at Tri-State Cast Technologies in Boyne City, MI. She is responsible for accounts receivable, account payable, and all logistics related to imported products. Read more…

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Mona Wilson

Mona’s career in the foundry business actually began at Kansas Matchplate in Caney, KS with general office responsibilities. Read more…