Our Steel & Metal Industry Professional Recruiters

Chris Rosenthal

President/Managing Director

Executive Recruiter and Talent Management specialist that enables companies to identify, screen, recruit, relocate and retain top talent professionals in the Steel and Metals Industry. Assists high performing Candidates proactively explore new career opportunities thru business development techniques.

Chris is constantly engaged in giving back to the community. He has given many hours of volunteer service to both the Cleveland Food Bank and the Geauga County Hunger Task Force. Chris is also a member of the Certified Emergency Response Team (CERT) first responders. He was a board member of ORT-Cleveland. Chris strives to step foot in a new State and Country each year. He lives in Novelty Ohio with his wife and 3 sons.

Max Rosenthal


Professional Recruiter that pairs highly talented individuals with top Metal Service Centers, Distributors, and Mills in the Mining and Metals Industry

Max is a hardworking individual with a drive for success in the recruiting field. He enjoys getting to know people and their life stories as well as nurturing the relationship between Client and Candidate. Most importantly, he values family and the support that comes with it.

David Sanders


David Sanders recently joined Square Set Metals as a recruiter after a successful career as a marketing executive. David brings a strategic expertise to talent acquisition that will benefit client companies and those looking for new employment opportunities. Beyond work, David values family time, enjoys outdoor activities, singing in his band "Higher Ground," and exploring craft breweries in search of the perfect IPA. His multifaceted interests and dedication make him a valuable addition to Square Set Metals, where he is committed to identifying and nurturing top talent.

Jake Rosenthal

Associate Recruiter

Jake conducts the background research necessary to efficiently identify, source and ultimately reach out to Candidates within the Steel and Metals Industry. Jake has a very positive “can do” attitude and is very committed to all undertakings. He will not stop until the job or task is completed.

Jake is an avid golfer and physical fitness fanatic. He also enjoys visiting and exploring large cities throughout the U.S.

Zack Rosenthal


Zack fills a key role for SSM by providing vital research in uncovering and identifying talent to present to Clients. In his free time Zack enjoys camping, hiking and in general, exploring new places.

Karen Rosenthal


Karen is a Tax Attorney that is the backbone of SSM in managing the books and all legal docs. She brings years of experience from working at Goldman Sachs in NYC and various CPA firms.

John Michael Abao


John meticulously performs the necessary background research to efficiently pinpoint, source, and connect with candidates in the Steel and Metals Industry. Exhibiting a consistently positive and determined attitude, he wholeheartedly commits himself to every task, ensuring completion with persistence and dedication.