Michael Siegal of Cleveland, OH, is the chair of the board of trustees of The Jewish Federations of North America. He is also the immediate past chair of the board of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland.
Michael has served on numerous other nonprofit boards including AIPAC, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and Israel Bonds, where he served as International Campaign Chair from 1991–1993 and chairman of the board of trustees from 2007 to 2011. He also served on numerous community and industry boards. He currently serves on the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame board of trustees in Cleveland.
Michael has received numerous awards including the Edwin M. Weiner Young Campaigner of the Year Award from the Cleveland Jewish Community, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Metal Center News’ Steel Man of the Year and Inside Business’ Northeast Ohio Business Hall of Fame.
Michael is chairman & CEO of Olympic Steel, a publicly traded company, and a national expert in the steel industry. He is a frequent industry and university lecturer, speaking on industry trends in steel distribution, transforming and transitioning family businesses, initial public offerings and corporate governance, ethics and values.
Michael graduated from Miami University.