President, Tool Steel Service, Inc.
Michael Withey is the president of Tool Steel Service, Inc. (TSS). He joined the company in 1997 and has been president since 2001. TSS is a family-owned specialty steel distribution company established in 1961. TSS's headquarters are located in Bridgeview, Illinois, with satellite locations in Arkansas, California, and Connecticut. TSS sources steel throughout Asia, Europe, South America and North America. TSS processes and redistributes steel into the North American manufacturing and tooling industry.
Prior to joining TSS, Withey worked for Occidental Energy Ventures (a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum) as a lead project manager for power plant projects. Withey was located in the Philippines and developed power plant endeavors in the Philippines, Oman, Vietnam and Bangladesh. He was elected and served on the Mount Prospect, IL, District 57 Elementary Board of Education from 2007 to 2011. Currently, he is the president of the School Board for Saint Paul Lutheran School in Mount Prospect. Withey earned an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and a finance degree from Loyola University-Chicago.