Mr. Alvarado is the former Chairman, President and CEO of Commercial Metals Company ("CMC"), a global manufacturer, recycler and marketer of steel and other metals. He joined CMC in April 2010 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer ("COO") and became President and COO in April 2011. He was named President and CEO and elected to CMC's Board in September 2011; he served as Chairman of the Board from January 2013 until his retirement in January 2018. Before joining CMC, Mr. Alvarado was Operating Partner for Wingate Partners and The Edgewater Funds and, prior to that, he was the President of U.S. Steel Tubular Products, Inc., a division of United States Steel Corporation. Throughout his career, Mr. Alvarado served in various leadership and executive positions including President and COO of Lone Star Technologies, Inc., Vice President-Long Products Sales and Marketing for Ispat North America, Inc., Executive Vice President, Commercial at Birmingham Steel Company, and President of Inland Steel Bar Company. Mr. Alvarado has an MBA from the Johnson School, Cornell University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Notre Dame.