ATR Team is lead by
David Shears joined ATR in September of 2014 as a Northeast Regional Business Manager. Before joining the ATR team, David spent 2 years working as a seasonal worker for the City of Grand Rapids in various departments such as the Treasurer Dept, Parks and Rec, and Housing. David spent 5 ½ years in the electronic recycling industry, and just recently spent 3 ½ years as a Director of Operations at Humane Society of West Michigan where he managed HR, Accounting, IT, Facilities and Customer Service.
David earned his Associates, Bachelors, and Master’s in Business Administration, all with honors.
David enjoys spending time with his three daughters (Kristi, Autumn, and Brandi) and his wife Amanda. David plays basketball, football, and is a competitive bowler.
Maria Prindle began her career with Advanced Technology Recycling in December of 2012 as an Asset Coordinator working in the Grand Rapids, MI location. Prior to joining ATR Maria attended Grand rapids Community College graduating from their Computer Support Program. Maria has been involved in the recycling industry since 2005, starting with volunteer work for a non-profit eWaste recycler. She was later hired by that non-profit and worked as a technician/e-commerce employee and later was promoted to a director level managing 3 computer store locations for the non-profit.
Maria’s technical career started when she attended Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC), in Grand Rapids Michigan. Maria graduated in 2006 from their Computer Support Program.
Maria has been in the recycling industry since 2005, starting out by volunteering for a non-profit e-recycler. Maria then was hired by that same company, and worked as a technician/e-commerce employee. During this time she learned a lot, about computer and server hardware. Working hard, she eventually became the manager of their Computer store. The company then wanted to expand their operations by opening 2 additional stores. Maria eventually became the director of these 3 stores.
In the winter of 2010, Maria decided to move my career forward, by returning to school to receive her bachelors in Science. Maria attended Davenport University in Grand Rapids Michigan, working on my bachelor’s degree in network administration. In the fall of 2012, Maria decided to further her career and seek other employment.
Maria and her husband Keith had always wanted to move south, particularly to Texas. In 2012 ATR was looking for a site manager for their San Antonio location. So ATR relocated me and my family to San Antonio, Texas. Maria started at the new location as the Site’s Supervisor. In November of 2014, Maria became the site’s Manager.
Maria reside in San Antonio Texas, with her husband Keith, her son and her daughter in law. Maria & Keith were blessed the summer of 2014, with there first generation Texan grandson, his named is Emmet. Maria have 4 children, and a total of 9 grand children. Each one of Children and grandchildren hold a very special piece of my heart. Maria loves to spend time with her family, and loves to watch Michigan sports as well as the San Antonio Spurs. Maria loves to stay active either by taking long walks, or an occasional bike ride.
Donna began her career with ATR in July of 2011 after a career in payroll installation and office administration. Within a short time at ATR, Donna excelled in Outside Sales and the Asset Recovery Department. Her remarkable success led her to four promotions, the latest, Human Resource Manager for all ATR locations. Donna’s current responsibilities include all aspects of human resource management for our sites and employees, including writings and documentation control of H/R protocols, payroll, hiring and the daily safeguarding of ATR’s most valuable assets…Our Employees. Donna currently resides in Pontiac, IL, with her husband Mike and their two dogs.