BGSU Magazine Winter 2012
Life on the Corporate Edge
When the long-distance telephone call arrived on that frigid February morning back in 2008, Keith Grass stood up out of his office swivel-chair.
This was it – the key phone call that the then-51-year-old corporate CEO had been waiting for.
The caller didn’t waste any words and he confirmed that after several months of intense negotiations, Grass’ recycling enterprise, the David J. Joseph Co. (DJJ), would soon become a subsidiary of the $18-billion-a-year Nucor steel-making and recycled metals company.