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Meet Our Sales Team

TSN is proud to have one of the most technically knowledgeable, experienced, and professional sales teams in the light steel framing industry.  You’ll find that their dedication, attention to detail, and problem solving skill will make finding the best solutions for your unique project an easy process.

Since building conditions and requirements vary from region to region, we’ve assigned team members to specific regions based their unique experience and training. Select your state below to learn more about the dedicated TSN Salesperson in your region and how they can ensure success on your next light steel framing project.


Jay Monts, Director of Sales

Phone: 919-354-3736   Email: JMonts@steelnetwork.com

Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, home of the Louisville Cardinals and the best espresso you’ve never had, Jay is a graduate of Berea College. He has over 20 years of Sales, Customer Service, and Management experience, which has taught him that the people on his team are his number one asset. He does his best to bring a fun and positive attitude to work every day and take care of his team in return for their hard work. Our resident foodie and beer snob, you can always count on him for a great recommendation. When possible, he enjoys traveling, sports, and spending time with his family.


Chris Tomaino, Regional Sales Manager

States Covered: CT, DC, DE, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VA, VT   

Phone: 919-354-3714   Email: CTomaino@steelnetwork.com

Chris is originally from Danbury, CT, but has spent about 20 years up and down the East Coast between Richmond, VA and Savannah, GA before settling down in North Carolina in 2006. He is a graduate of The Savannah College of Art and Design, and brings over 20 years of Customer Service and Sales from various industries. He is a busy father of two boys, and has been happily married to his wife Molly for 6 years. He is a huge UCONN Husky and NY Giants fan, and enjoys golfing, making furniture, travelling, and spending time with TEAM TOMAINO.


Christian Ferris, Regional Sales Manager

States Covered: IA, KS, KY, MI, MN, ND, NE, OH, SD, WV  

Phone: 919-354-3721   Email: CFerris@steelnetwork.com

Christian is originally from CT. He has lived in Chandler, AZ, and moved to the Raleigh area in 2006. He has 18 years of management, customer service, and sales experience and he brings his hard working mentality and a drive for excellent customer service to his role here at The Steel Network. When Christian isn’t working at TSN, he is rooting for his UConn Huskies, San Francisco 49ers, and NY Yankees. He’s a writer and former stand up comic.


Lance Schloot, Regional Sales Manager

States Covered: AZ, CA, IL, IN, MO, NM, NV, UT, WI   

Phone: 919-354-3713   Email: LSchloot@steelnetwork.com

Lance is originally from Indianapolis, and is a life-long Chicago Cubs fan. He's been with The Steel Network since 1999, working as a Technical Consultant, Director of Marketing, Regional Manager, and now as Training Manager. When he's not spending time with his wife and daughter, you can find him playing golf or watching any type of sporting event.


Larry Wilson, Regional Sales Manager

States Covered: NC, SC   Phone: 919-354-3702   Email: Larry.Wilson@steelnetwork.com

Larry is originally from Shreveport, LA. He received his BS in Industrial Relations from UNC-Chapel Hill and came to The Steel Network after 20 years in the Petroleum Equipment Industry. Larry is an Eagle Scout and avid Tarheel fan. He enjoys spending time with family, friends, and his Maltese, Bella.


Nick Crosetto, Regional Sales Manager

States Covered: AL, CO, FL, GA, MS, TN  Phone: 919-354-3751   Email: NCrosetto@steelnetwork.com

Nick is originally from Lititz, Pennsylvania and has been with The Steel Network since 2014, working as a Rollform Operator before deciding to get into product sales. Nick’s other skills include customer service and management. He is well-liked by his peers and known as a great guy. He was recently married to a woman named Allison and has a dog named Keeva. His interests include hockey, soccer, and Appalachian State football.


Scott Speaker, Regional Sales Manager

States/Countries/Provinces Covered: AK, HI, ID, MT, OR, WA, WY, Canada, Puerto Rico   

Phone: 919-354-3746   Email: SSpeaker@steelnetwork.com

Scott is our resident Cheesehead and Packer fan. He has been with The Steel Network for 13 years. Scott enjoys spending time with his wife, Jennifer, and sons, Lucas and Mark, who are both Eagle Scouts. Some of his other interests include working on projects around house, woodworking, camping, hiking, skiing, cars and golf.


Steve Walden, Regional Sales Manager

States Covered: AR, LA, OK, TX   Phone: 919-354-3705   Email: SWalden@steelnetwork.com

Steve is originally from Colorado and recently out of the US Army after over 15 years of service, the last 5 years as a Special Forces Engineer. Steve has over 10 years experience in the construction industry to include owning/operating a residential remodeling company. He enjoys fishing and camping with his wife, Amanda.