Our Family

Dale Donat

Dale Donat – CEO

Dale was born and raised with a passion for business and hard work while growing up in Chicago. After attending Wyoming Technical Institute in Laramie, WY, Dale began working for the Nissan Motor Corporation. He quickly worked his way up the ranks and eventually became the Director of Parts and Service for the largest Nissan dealer in Chicago. He helped the dealership win many regional and national awards because of his leadership and passion for customer service. He’s also passionate about sports and competing, along with the great outdoors. He has been married to his junior high sweetheart for over 30 years and they have 2 sons and a granddaughter. He currently lives in Southwest Missouri.

Dodi WhitmireDodi Whitmire – VP Southwest

Dodi is the youngest of the 6 Donat siblings and can’t imagine life without her family. She grew up in Chicago but moved to TX 1984. She began her career working in metal refinishing in 1980. Then in September of 1985 she joined Mid America Metals to become the first Dallas crew member. As VP of the Southwest Region, Dodi is responsible for sales and operations in TX, LA, AZ, and NM. She is long time BOMA member and continues to be active with and serve on BOMA committees. She enjoys volunteer work, the outdoors and traveling.


Randy RowlandRandy Rowland – VP Southeast

Randy was born in Wichita, KS in 1969.  His family then moved to Minnesota when he was four where his dad was a school principal.  When he turned 12 his family moved back to Kansas where he spent the rest of his childhood years.  Randy started his career at MAM on Feb. 19th 1990 in Tulsa, OK as an apprentice.  He soon worked his way up to Foreman and then moved to Dallas where he worked with Dodi as the Operations Manager.  In 1997 Randy moved to Atlanta, where he still lives today, and is currently the Vice President of the Southeast region.   Randy and his wife Gabriela have one son named McGregor.

Brandon DonatBrandon Donat – VP Midwest

Brandon is the son of Dale and Mary Donat. He was born in Chicago, IL but grew up in Springfield, MO. Brandon has always had a strong passion for the family business. He started learning about the company from an early age as he traveled around from jobsite to jobsite with his father. After college he joined Mid America Metals as an apprentice in our St. Louis office and soon worked his way up to the Operations Manager then the Regional Director of Operations position. Brandon is an animal lover and someday wants two big dogs at his home in St. Louis, MO.



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