Kathryn Smith

Olin Brass

Membership Co-Chair

Kathy Smith has over 20 years of business experience with GBC Metals, LLC, doing business as Olin Brass.  Olin Brass is a world class manufacturer of copper based alloys, serving markets in automotive, electronics, ammunition, coinage, and builders’ hardware.  Kathy’s background includes management, marketing, leadership, and customer sales. 

Kathy currently serves as an account executive with Olin Brass, with concentration on automotive stamping and fabricating.  Kathy has responsibility for growing the automotive segment of the business while adding profitability, value and customer satisfaction. 

Prior to joining Olin Brass, Kathy held varying positions in staff management, consumer sales, planning and business development. 


Kathy earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Defiance College.  She has previously held various board positions with AWMI and local community governing boards.