Our Team

James G. Thompson


James G. Thompson has over 30 years in steel fabrication and erection. His expertise includes sales, estimating, production management, operations management, and administration management. Mr. Thompson joined Palmer Steel as management trainee and promptly ascended to General Manager in 1975. The same year promoted to Vice-President and in 1984 he achieved the office of President.

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Palmer A. Thompson


Palmer A. Thompson joined Palmer Steel in 1996 after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin. During his time with Palmer Steel, Thompson has been involved with estimating operations, management, production, safety and administration. Through his dedication and initiative he now holds the role of Operations Manager and has served as Secretary of the Corporation since 1997.

More of our Team Leaders

Keyes W. Ramee
Vice President / Purchasing Agent
(Since 1973)

Juan M. Cedillo
Detailing Manager/Project Manager
(Since 1974)

Armando Reyes
Project Manager
(1986-1997, 1999-Present)

Lonnie D. Osborn
Estimating / Sales
(Since 1983)

Tomas Gutierrez
Production Manager
(Since 2004)

Omar Torres
Project Manager
(Since 2018)