Owner and CEO Chris Ellis started CP Metal Crafters in 1997 on his own. At that time he had nine years of experience, which included fabrication, machine shop, and supervisory experience. Chris worked in the shop every day doing every job. Now 17 years later, CP Metal Crafters, Inc. employs over 40 quality employees whose supervision team alone has 100+ years of industry experience.
Chris continues to work in the shop everyday with his hands on every operation, and still manages to be personally accessible to every customer. Our supervision team includes:
Chris Ellis Owner and CEO, Fabrication Shop Foreman, Estimator, and Customer Support
Ken Brooks - Sales Manager
Ken's duties include estimating, scheduling for fabricated shop and machines shop, and customer support. Ken has been involved in every aspect of the fabrication business for over 30 years.
Jake Davis - Sales Estimator/ Project Manager
Jake Davis has been in the business for over 35 years. His duties at CP Metal Crafters include estimating and field management.
Jeremy Poston - Machine Shop Manager
Cole Kepner - Fabrication Coordinator
Cole has worked in manufacturing all over the US. He is proficient in sales and design. His duties include coordinating the fabrication department and tech support.
Craig Beam - Lead Welder and Fabricator
Jeff Ferguson - Field Services Manager
Jeff has been in the business for over 40 years. His duties at CP Metal Crafters include sales, customer support, project management and field services.
Terrie L Ellis - Office Manager
Billy Hedgepeth - Buyer
Janie Store-Curry - Human Resources & AR/AP
Haley Wilson - Administrative Assistant
These men are also available to answer your questions about your next project, as well as how it can be completed on time and on budget.
Our office staff consists of Haley Wilson, administrative assistant to the CEO, Janie Storie-Curry, Human Resource Mgr.; AR/&AP and Terrie Ellis, our office manager.