Doug Kramer is president of Kramer Metals, Inc., which has been serving Southern California industry for more than 70 years, specializing in providing industrial scrap metal management and recycling services. Kramer follows his grandfather, father, and uncle as the third-generation owner of the company, which is located in Los Angeles. Kramer Metals, Inc., owns and operates several business units, including Joseph Levin and Sons and Heavy Burning Co.
Kramer joined the company after graduating Pi Sigma Alpha from Whittier College, with B.A. degrees in both political science and sociology.
Kramer has served as an ISRI national officer since 2008 and most recently has served as ISRI chair from 2014 to 2016. He is a past president of ISRI’s West Coast Chapter and served on the Los Angeles County Environmental Crimes Sentencing Guidelines Task Force at the request of then County District Attorney Gil Garcetti.
Kramer serves on the education committee for Temple Ramal Zion and had a board position there as youth commissioner with oversight for the United Synagogue youth activities. He was a 2013 Father of the Year for the American Diabetes Association. He and his wife, Jill, have two sons, Noah and Jonah, and live in Porter Ranch, California.