Industry Leadership

Charleston's landmark Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge over the Cooper River is the longest cable-stay bridge in North America and High Steel's largest project to date.
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Environmental Stewardship

High’s Greenfield Corporate Center is the first property of its kind in Lancaster County, Pa., that is home to a riparian buffer.
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Community Commitment

Ray Rice, fabricator at High Steel and volunteer firefighter, is making a difference in our community.
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About Us

Corporate Leadership and Governance



Michael F. Shirk
Michael F. Shirk, Chief Executive Officer of the High companies

Michael F. Shirk oversees High Real Estate Group LLC; High Industries Inc.; and High Company LLC, High’s business support functions. In addition, he oversees High Real Estate Group affiliates High Construction Company and Greenfield Architects Ltd. Other High Real Estate Group affiliates are High Associates Ltd., High Hotels Ltd., High Safety Consulting Services Ltd., and High Investors Ltd. High Industries affiliates are High Steel Structures LLC, High Concrete Group LLC, High Steel Service Center LLC, High Structural Erectors LLC, and High Transit LLC.

The High Companies Executive Committee



The High® companies Executive Committee provides leadership to the entire High organization, which employs more than 2,000 co-workers in 10 states.

Michael F. Shirk
Michael F. Shirk

Michael F. Shirk is Chief Executive Officer of the High companies and Chair of the High companies Executive Committee.

Mark C. Fitzgerald
Mark C. Fitzgerald

Mark C. Fitzgerald is President and Chief Operating Officer of High Real Estate Group LLC.

Jeffrey L. Sterner
Jeffrey L. Sterner

Jeffrey L. Sterner is President and Chief Operating Officer of High Industries Inc.

Mike Van Belle
Michael W. Van Belle

Michael W. Van Belle is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.   

Darryl P. Gordon
Darryl P. Gordon

Darryl P. Gordon is Vice President Human Resource Services / EEO Officer.

Terry A. Warco
Terry A. Warco

 Terry A. Warco is General Counsel and Treasurer.

Robin D. Stauffer
Robin D. Stauffer

Robin D. Stauffer is Corporate Secretary and the Executive Director of The S. Dale High Family Foundation.


Board of Directors
High Industries Inc.
High Real Estate Group LLC


S. Dale High
Chair of the Board


Douglas S. Brossman
President and CEO
Burnham Holdings, Inc.


Nevin D. Cooley
Trustee
The High Family Trusts


Paula R. Crowley
Chief Exective Officer
Anchor Health Properties


Gregory A. High 
Vice President
High Company LLC


Steven D. High 
President
High Environmental Health & Safety Consulting Ltd.


Daniel R. Langdon
Chief Executive Officer
East Penn Manufacturing Company Inc.


Scott J. Newkam
Retired
Hershey Entertainment and Resorts


Velma A. Redmond
Retired
American Water Works Service Company, Inc.


Craig H. Sher
Executive Chairman
The Sembler Company