Our Team

Team Members

In addition to the office and management staff below, Quality Metals, Inc. self-performs all work and employs a qualified field installation and in-house fabrication staff. Field and fabrication staff includes all project superintendents and mechanics required for project construction.

Joel M. Bassett, President/Owner - CCC 1325579

Joel has been the owner of Quality Metals, Inc., since its inception. He is a state certified roofing contractor. Joel has over 35 years of experience in commercial and residential construction, focusing on metal roofing and wall panel systems and custom sheet metal fabrication. He provides consulting for Owners, Architects and Construction Managers. He oversees the daily operation of all staff of Quality Metals, Inc.

Robert E. Burns “Bob”, Vice President - CGC057136

Bob is a state certified general contractor and a graduate of the University of Central Florida College of Business. Bob has over 35 years experience in commercial construction, specializing in all types of roofing, roof deck and light gauge truss systems. He oversees the estimating and sales departments, including project viability, assignment, and forecasting. He coordinates field and project management. Bob has been with Quality Metals, Inc. since 2001.

M. Blake Bassett, Vice President - CGC1518103, CCC1331013

Blake is a state certified general and roofing contractor, and a graduate of the University of Central Florida College of Business. Blake started out working in the sheet metal shop in middle and high school and moved to an office position in 2002. He performs project estimates and provides bid proposals to contractors and construction managers. He manages projects from contract negotiation to project closeout. Blake oversees the design and fabrication of all metal composite panel projects as well as all product approvals, testing, and quality control programs associated with this material.

Dan C. Russ, Project Manager

Dan has over 20 years experience in commercial construction with emphasis on the architectural metal industry. Dan manages all phases of contracted work for multiple commercial and government projects concurrently. He is responsible for all field operations for his assigned projects and is the point of contact for project superintendents. He has certifications in safety, first aid, fall protection, CPR, equipment, & OSHA. Danny has been with Quality Metals, Inc. since 1995.

Stacey L. Pierce, Comptroller, HR Director

Stacey is a graduate of Rollins College Class of 2004 and a graduate of FIT Accounting Class of 2017. She maintains the human resources department, payroll and benefits administration, and retirement plan administration. Stacey oversees project costing and budgeting, accounts payable, and all commercial insurance and workers compensation programs.

Penny A. Vlanscin, Project Administrator

Penny has over 20 years of commercial construction administration experience. She procures future project bid documents with estimating department, initializes and maintains current project data and file administration software. Penny prepares all pay requisition documents and supervises accounts receivable. She is the liaison between field supervisors, project managers, and vendors. She also coordinates equipment and material deliveries and administers all owner direct purchase orders and tax exempt entities for all publicly funded projects. Penny has been with Quality Metals, Inc. since 1994.