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Key People

Scougal Rubber employs some of the most talented and knowledgeable people in the industry. This management staff is committed to delivering the quality products you require in a timely fashion. Have a particular need you would like to discuss? Give us a call.

Rob Anderson



After stints with Boeing and a commercial window manufacturer, Rob came to Scougal in 1992 and has played a role in virtually every facet of the company. He has managed growth in production, operations, and sales. Rob is currently running both the Seattle and Reno operations. His expertise in steel reinforced elastomeric bearings has earned him a noteworthy voice in the bridge bearing community. He has served as a liaison between regulatory and academic entities regarding bearing design and testing standards. Rob has a passion for empowering people to be successful through teamwork and leadership.

Ron Young

Plant Manager - McCarran


Ron has 30 years of experience in the manufacturing industry. He has held a number of senior positions, most recently as Head of Operations & Supply Chain with a medical device company and has also worked in aerospace, telecommunications and electronics. He has worked throughout the US, Mexico, and Europe. Ron obtained his degree in aerospace engineering in his native homeland of Ireland

Alfredo Shanklin

Plant Manager - Seattle


Al has worked at Scougal for over 16 years, starting in Quality Control, but quickly finding his specialty in Production. Each year that Al has been with Scougal, he has been instrumental in keeping the company competitive in the rubber manufacturing world. Outside of work, Al enjoys spending time with his grandchildren, showing them the joys of bird watching. The one thing on his bucket list is to see every species of bird in Washington state.

Cynthia Norris



Cynthia has more than 20 years of progressively responsible accounting and controller experience managing the financial responsibilities of companies with revenues in excess of $25 million, whether in start-up, growth, or turnaround mode. Cynthia holds a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Kansas and an MBA from University of Phoenix. Cynthia finds that her favorite hobby of gardening is a wonderful method of relaxation.

Scott Nelson

Sales Manager

Scott joined the Sales/Estimating Team in 2006 after graduating from University of Washington with a B.A. in Political Science. He played an instrumental role in moving Scougal Rubber to the new plant in McCarran, NV in 2011, and was responsible for the training and oversight of the estimating team at the new location. Scott was promoted to the position of Sales Manager in 2014, and is currently working toward his MBA at University of Nevada.

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