Mr. James Kirchdorfer, Jr. (Jimmy) is the chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of ISCO Industries. Prior to becoming CEO, he also served as president for 10 years (2000-2010) and general manager from 1995-2000.

Kirchdorfer began his career at ISCO in the early 90s, working summers at the company during college. In 1993, he became one of the first salespeople for ISCO to live outside of Louisville, covering Ohio and Michigan. With humble beginnings in a family hardware store, ISCO has seen tremendous growth over the years. The Louisville location remains the corporate headquarters for a company that has become a global leader in HDPE piping products, with more than 40 locations on three continents.

Kirchdorfer currently serves on the board for The First Tee of Louisville, Valhalla Golf Club, Golf Course Builders of America Foundation, and the Kentucky Golf Foundation. He earned a business degree from Miami University in 1991. He resides in Louisville with his wife, Dana, and their two children.



Mark Kirchdorfer is the President of ISCO Industries. He began at ISCO in 1991, serving as a pipe fabricator in the fabrication shop. In 1996, he moved to Michigan where he served as a regional sales manager. At that time, he started the first ISCO distribution center apart from the company’s corporate headquarters in Louisville, Ky. In 1999, Kirchdorfer became the director of operations, in charge of three locations and 19 operations employees.

Since that time, ISCO has grown from a small, family business to a global leader in supplying total piping solutions with more than 40 locations on three continents.

Mark earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology from the University of Dayton. He lives in Louisville with his wife, Emily, and two daughters.