Thomas G. Katsahnias
...Thomas G. Katsahnias
has 45 years of highly diversified corporate management and operations experience.He began his career at Inland Steel Industries as a Technical Service Assistant in Research and Development and was promoted, through a series of management positions, to Chief Operating Officer of the Steel Division.
In that position, he
directed the largest steel works in the United States, employing over 20,000 people with an operating budget of $2.2 billion. In 1986 Mr. Katsahnias became Senior Vice President for Ancilla Systems Inc., a multi-institutional health care system that owned and operated nine hospitals throughout Illinois and Indiana.In this capacity he was the operating head of all nine hospitals.In 1993, he was elected President and CEO of Beta Steel Corporation, a $225 million producer of hot rolled steel products.Mr. Katsahnias earned a Bachelors of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Chicago.Calumet College of St. Joseph
recognized Mr. Katsahnias
with the conferral of the degree of Doctor of Laws, Honoris Causa in 2001.During his corporate career, Mr. Katsahnias has served on the Board of Directors of several banks and corporations including Gainer Bank, Gainer Corporation and Republic Bank of Chicago.His civic activities include being a Trustee of the Illinois Institute of Technology.