We understand the importance of assembling a high-quality team of professionals.  At G&R Metals, your job will be in the hands and under the care of skilled craftsmen who know how to get the job done right. 


Jay Mayo


Hobbies: golf, charitable organizations

Starting as an apprentice over 40 years ago, Jay advanced to Front-line Supervisor and Manager, to General Manager of machine shops and fabrication facilities.  Now, as President, Jay applies his years of experience as the leader of the G&R Metals team. 

William "Buck" Sykes


Hobbies: church and fishing

Buck's 30+ years experience includes structural fabrication and repair, optical alignment with geodetic and waterborne applications, patented burning applications, writing and interpreting weld procedures, certification for Level II visual weld inspection

Eric VanDusen

Shop Manager

Hobbies: mountain biking, golf and family time

Ericís 20+ years of experience leans well in meeting the needs of our customers. His skills as Craftsman, Lead man and Shop Foreman aid to streamline our fabrication production.  Ericís primary responsibility is managing G&R's fabrication operation.

Sarah Bruce

Vice President

Hobbies: spending time with family and friends, golf, housekeeping, and playing outdoors with my kids.

With years of experience in public accounting, Sarah is knowledgeable in many aspects of accounting, finance and office administration.  Sarah is available to customers and vendors to assist in meeting their A/R and A/P needs.

Ryan Bruce

Project Manager

Hobbies: golf, family, cars and shooting

Before entering the metal-working industry as an apprentice graduate from Newport News Shipbuilding, Ryan served 5 years as a United States Marine.  His Corps leadership experience and knowledge gained through advancement in the industry help him meet customer fabrication and machining needs. 

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Tim Kahler

Fab Shop QA Inspector

Ed Langslow

Machine Shop QA Inspector

Hobbies: reading, traveling, video games, and spending time with family

With his experience in the metal-working industry, Ed's organization and attention to detail assure our customers get a quality product.

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Joni Kahler

Administrative Assistant