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Meet the Team


Our vast experience makes us the best

Barry Grenier


Started in the fastener industry fresh from college in 1968. Worked for several fastener companies in the Bay Area before founding Pro Stainless in 1980.

Joe Cogar

General Manager

Joe began his fastener career in Las Vegas in 1977. Joe pursued a fastener job in CA in 1983 and has been the G.M. at Pro Stainless since 1987.

Kathy Grady

Accounting Manager

Though in accounting, Kathy too, has a fastener background. She began working in inside sales for a large Cleveland based fastener company in 1969. When they expanded to CA in 1982, Kathy came along. She began working at Pro Stainless in 1986 shifting from sales to accounting.

Alicia Castillo

Inside Sales / Asst. G.M.

Alicia started at Pro Stainless in 1989. Through her years, she has performed just about every task here. She now handles many of our largest customers.

Jim Stokes

Inside sales

Jim started working at Pro Stainless in 1984. Having started as an inventory control clerk, he now takes care of many of our biggest and best customers.

Shannon Goerss


Shannon began in the fastener business in 1995. She has worked as an inside sales person for most of her career. Though she now handles most of the purchasing duties, she still helps customers when called upon.

John Malloy

Outside Sales

Before starting with Pro Stainless in 2003, John’s background was in the automotive parts industry. He worked in all facets of that business from sales to regional administration. His experiences translated well to the fastener world. John is a hands-on guy. He has helped many customers getting their stocking programs set up from the ground-up.

Peter Fairclough

Outside Sales

Peter came to Pro Stainless in 2000. His background was in purchasing for some of the largest laser based companies in Silicon Valley. Switching to sales was a natural for Peter as he had met with many “salesmen” in his career. Having worked on both sides of the desk, Peter can identify with buyers readily.

Mark Wensmann

JIT Representative

Mark has been with Pro Stainless since 1989. He came to us from another company where he got his feet wet in the fastener business. Mark started in our warehouse and became our first JIT Representative over 20 years ago. He has grown with Pro Stainless and our customers. Mark is well known at all his customers’ locations and goes out of his way getting to know their needs.

Chris Maldonado

JIT Representative

Chris came to Pro Stainless in 1995. Though he had no fastener experience, Chris learned quickly and became part our expanding JIT department soon after. Chris is a problem solver. When issues come up, he will follow them through to completion. He works as an advocate for his customers and wants to keep them happy.


Rest of the Pro Stainless Team

The balance of the Pro Stainless team has been with us from 27 years to just 2 years. However, an employee who has been with us for 13 years still refers to himself as the “new” guy. This is a testament to the stability of our Pro Stainless staff.

If you have questions please call our friendly customer service: 408-437-0600