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Anthony R. Taccone

Anthony R. Taccone, Founding Partner and Co-Owner, First River LLC

Anthony R. Taccone was elected to the Board of Directors in 2018, with over 30 years’ consulting experience with companies in the global steel industry and with interests in the steel industry, including suppliers, customers and investors. Since March 1998, he has served as a Founding Partner and co-owner of First River LLC, a boutique strategy consulting firm. At First River, Mr. Taccone has worked with senior management teams, boards, investors and government agencies on challenging and complex issues facing companies in the steel industry, including financial restructurings, capacity rationalizations, mergers and acquisitions, major capital investment decisions, raw material integration strategies and investments in downstream businesses. Prior to joining First River, Mr. Taccone was a strategy consultant at Beddows & Company, from 1988 to 1998. From 1994 until 1998, he was the North American practice leader and served on the Beddows & Company Board of Directors. Prior to his career as a steel industry consultant, Mr. Taccone worked at Mellon Bank as a Country Risk Economist, from 1985 to 1987, and an Industry Economist from 1987 to 1988. He received his undergraduate degree in economics from Washington & Jefferson College and his master’s degree in economics from Duke University.