Viv Helwig


Founder & President, Vested Metals

Viv Helwig is the founder and President of Vested Metals International, LLC. Vested is a specialty metals and steel distribution company founded in late 2014. In 2019 Vested ventured into global markets teaming with fellow members of the DEC to form an export blueprint for small to medium sized wholesale distribution firms. Vested was also named as one of the fastest growing companies in the Northeast FL region for the last two years by the Jacksonville Business Journal and the nationally by Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 list.

 Viv earned his B.A. in Business Administration from Flagler College and is a certified ISO/AS internal auditor. He currently serves as the Chairman of the St. John’s County Industrial Development Authority promoting economic development in the region and has been nationally recognized as a leader in the specialty metals industry.

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