New Day is principally owned by the partners of DADA Holdings. DADA is an investment and management company based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida that makes control investments and manages companies in basic industries, such as metals and mining.
David D’Addario – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
David is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of New Day Aluminum Holdings LLC and its Noranda Alumina and Noranda Bauxite subsidiaries. David has 30 years of leadership in the metals industry, having started in the aluminum recycling industry after graduating from Yale University in 1984.
Along with holding senior positions in national and international recycling businesses since then, including NEROC, TOMRA and Wise Recycling, David spent much of the past 15 years leading aluminum can sheet producer Wise Metals Group through challenging times to resounding success, ultimately transforming Wise into the world’s third largest producer of can stock for the food and beverage industry, with sales of more than 1 billion pounds of product per year.
David is also the Chief Executive Officer of D’Addario Industries, a Connecticut-based conglomerate holding businesses in road construction, petroleum, cell towers, billboards, and waste treatment, among others.
Thomas Robb – President
Tom has over 14 years of industry experience, his most recent role being the former Executive Vice President and Head of Strategic Planning & Development for Wise Metals Group LLC. Prior to joining Wise, Tom served as Vice President of Strategy & Development and Vice President of Finance for Noranda Aluminum. Tom is a current member of Wise Recycling I LLC and New Day Aluminum Holding LLC Board of Directors. He is a graduate of the University of Florida and received his MBA from Vanderbilt University.
Monte Schaefer – Chief Financial Officer
Monte has more than 17 years of industry experience, most recently acting as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Wise Metals Group LLC. Prior to joining Wise, Monte served as Vice President of Finance and Controller for Noranda Aluminum. Monte was a board member for J.W. Aluminum and is a current member of Wise Recycling I LLC and New Day Aluminum Holdings LLC Board of Directors. Monte graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy, received his MBA from Golden Gate University and his JD from Emory University.
Robert Ericson – Vice Chairman
Bob is the former Chief Legal Officer and Executive Vice President for Wise Metals Group LLC and has over 41 years of private practice experience. Bob was outside counsel to Wise from 2002 through 2013. Prior to joining Wise, Bob served as Vice President Senior Partner at Winston & Strawn, LLP and Managing Partner in the New York office from 1989 through 1997. Bob is a current member of Wise Recycling I LLC and New Day Aluminum Holdings LLC Board of Directors. He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and received his JD from the University of Virginia.
Anthony Laura – Chief Legal Officer
Anthony has over 30 years of private practice experience at AmLaw 200 international law firms. Anthony has been a senior litigation partner and practice group leader for several international law firms. He is rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell and has been named one of the country’s Best Lawyers by the Woodward/White rating organization. Prior to joining Noranda, Anthony was a senior partner at the national firm of Epstein Becker & Green, where he co-chaired its trade secrets practice. Anthony also served several years on the Board of Wise Metals Group LLC, and was a member of its Audit Committee. He is a graduate of Yale University and received his JD from Fordham Law School.
Ryan Boland - VP of Strategy
Ryan Boland is currently CEO of D’Addario Family Office and VP of Corporate Strategy for New Day Aluminum. Previously, Ryan was an Executive Director at J.P. Morgan working 12 years across the Investment Bank and Private Bank in New York, London, and Chicago. He holds a BS in Accounting from Villanova University.
Dan Byrne - Director of Strategy & Investor Relations
Dan Byrne is currently COO of D’Addario Family Office and a Director for New Day Aluminum, managing the Fort Lauderdale, FL office. Previously, Dan was a Vice President in J.P. Morgan’s Private Bank. Dan holds a BBA from Notre Dame and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.