Mark A. Carano

Mark A. Carano, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Mr. Carano joined Insteel in 2020 and currently serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. He previously served as Chief Financial Officer of Big River Steel LLC, a private equity-owned manufacturer of steel products, since 2019 until its sale to US Steel. Prior to Big River Steel, Mr. Carano served in senior management roles with Babcock & Wilcox, a publicly-held manufacturer of industrial technology (NYSE: BWC), from 2013 to 2018, including Senior Vice President, Finance and Controller of their Industrial Segment and Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Treasurer. Mr. Carano also served as a Managing Director, Investment Banking with BofA Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank and First Union Securities. He earned a bachelor’s of arts degree from Vanderbilt University and a master's degree in business administration from Northwestern University's Kellogg Business School.