About Us

M&O Metals, Inc., the parent company of M&O Door Products and Overhead Door Company of Columbus, was founded in 1970 by Alvin Fuchs and his partner to supply contractors, businesses, and homeowners with miscellaneous and ornamental fabricated metal products throughout eastern Nebraska. In the mid-seventies, commercial doors, hardware, and overhead doors were added to the line of products and services offered by M&O.

Today, M&O Metals’ focus is exclusively on the commercial pedestrian walk-through door and overhead door business.

An Industry Leader of Residential and Commercial Door products for over 50 years.

Meet the Team

Member of the Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce  and employ AAADM certified technicians to service and install automatic doors.

Dan Fuchs
President and General Manager

Dan Fuchs is President and General Manager of M & O Metals, Inc. He is a graduate of Scotus Central Catholic High School and has earned an Associate’s Degree from Central Community College in Columbus, NE and certification as an Architectural Hardware Consultant with the Door and Hardware Institute. Dan and his wife Nora reside in Columbus and have three adult children and one grandchild. Dan currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Columbus United Federal Credit Union and is a member of St. Anthony Church, where he serves as a lector, EMHC and member of the Finance Committee. He is a past president of the Columbus Sertoma Club and a past Secretary of the Columbus Home Builders Association. In his free time, Dan enjoys traveling and collecting and restoring vintage motorcycles.

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Cori Callan
Operations Manager

My family moved back to Columbus 15 years ago from Castle Rock, Colorado. After selling my third business, teaching in higher education and serving as a Business Coach, I joined the amazing team at M&O Metals, Inc. Helping others is my greatest passion.


Steve Westley
Sales Manager

Steve joined the team at M & O Door Products in 2022 and brings with him over 20 years of Sales experience. Steve moved to Columbus in 2000 after serving 8 years in the Army. Steve takes pride in providing the best Customer Satisfaction and in addition to the passing of knowledge to his Sales Team. When I’m not enjoying the outdoors you can find me in front of the grill creating the next great meal.

Marlene Herout
Accounts Receivable

Marlene has been the A/R and Sales Coordinator at M&O Metals, Inc. for 14 years. She loves talking to customers and helping them with their needs.

She and her husband have been married for 43 years and have a daughter, Amanda.

Outside of work Marlene enjoys antique shopping, traveling (Vegas) and spending time with her family!


Branden “Monkey” Drummond
Purchasing Manager

Branden was born and raised in Osceola, Nebraska.  He served nine years in the armed forces as a Medical Specialist, Ammunition Specialist, and in Transportation and NBC Recon.  Branden has three children and enjoys airbrushing and carving.

Katie Schindel
Logistics Manager

Katie joined the M&O family in April of 2021.  She brings with her over five years of customer service experience.  

Katie is married to her husband Brandon and they have two children, Jordie and Bentley.  She enjoys being outdoors, working on the family farm and going to antique stores.


Ian Ciurej
M & O Door Sales/Overhead Door Residential Sales

Ian joined M&O in 2020 and brings with him almost a decade of internal sales and project management experience. He and his wife Megan recently moved back to Nebraska and are expecting their first child this winter. Born and raised in the Midwest, Ian knows the importance of hard work and integrity. In his free time, Ian enjoys Motocross and Husker Football.

Randy Svoboda
M & O Door Sales

Randy has worked for M&O Door Company since 2011. His commitment to his customers speaks for itself.

Randy and his wife Barb have three daughters; Bailey, Macy, and Rylan; and a son, Reese.

In his free time, Randy enjoys fishing.

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Thomas Farber
Preventative Maintenance/Overhead Door Commercial Sales

My name is Thomas Farber. I am from Columbus, NE. I work for M&O Door Products/ Overhead Door. I am the Sales Assistant/ Preventive Maintenance Facilitator and I manage our fleets maintenance. Outside of work I like to ride motorcycles and spend as much time with my 2 sons as possible.


Jacob “Beans” Nunes
Shop Facilitator

My name is Jacob. I graduated Columbus HS. I like football and basketball. In my free time I like to spend time with my friends and family.

Harry J. Wemhoff
Shop Foreman

Harry has worked at M&O Door Products for 37 years. His knowledge and experience as Shop Foreman has greatly contributed to the success of our company!

Austin Dotson
M & O Door Technician

Austin joined M&O Door Products as an M&O Technician in 2019. Outside of work he enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with family!


Jose Graulau
M&0 Service Technician

I am a family man with a beautiful wife and three children.  I served in the Marines for the past four years.  Outside of work, I enjoy weight lifting and skate boarding!

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Miguel Torres
Overhead Door Technician

Miguel  joined the Overhead team in 2020.  In his free time, Miguel enjoys sports, gaming, and spending time with his family and friends.


Raymond Rodarte
Overhead Door Technician

Raymond is originally from Las Vegas and moved to Nebraska in 2010.  He joined Overhead Door Company of Columbus in 2020.  Outside of work, Raymond enjoys four-wheeling, horse back riding, and watching NBA/NFL games.


Eli Merrill
Overhead Door Technician

Eli was born and raised in Columbus, Nebraska.  He has five siblings.  Eli enjoys hanging out with friends and golfing.


Evan Sliva
Overhead Door Technician

My name is Evan Sliva. I was born and raised in Columbus, NE. I attended Scotus Central Catholic where I played football & wrestled. I also attended North East Community College where I graduated with an Associates degree of Applied Science.


It is the mission of Overhead Door Company of Columbus and M & O Door Products to provide security, comfort, aesthetics, and convenience to building owners in East-Central Nebraska. We do this by offering the highest value in residential and commercial garage doors, and manual and automatic pedestrian doors; professionally supplied, installed, repaired and maintained, while delivering an excellent customer experience, start to finish!