ATR Executive Team

Barbara J. Ehresman, Chairman/CEO

Barbara Ehresman Barbara started her Career with B&K  in Pontiac in 1992 with her husband Kenneth.  Barbara received her Degree in Computer Science in 1999 from Heartland Community College while being a full time mother and business owner.  Along with her Degree, Barbara has been responsible for steering B&K Technology Solutions Inc. into the emerging market of E-Scrap Collection and Processing since 2004.  Barb holds various Board Positions including the Illinois Recycling Association and the Livingston County Economic Development Council.

Kenneth D. Ehresman, COO

Ken EhresmanKenneth started his Business Career in 1992 with B&K Technology Solutions as partial owner and operator after his 10 year Career in the US Armed Forces.  While in the military, Kenneth attended various electronic schools achieving such honorable mentions as distinguished graduate for academic performance.  Since returning to civilian life, Kenneth has held a wide range of Sales and Operations roles at both B&K as well as ATS in Peoria IL.  Kenneth brings 30+ years of IT and Electronics knowledge to ATR and has enabled ATR to become an Technology leader in Asset Recovery Services.

Dave Ehresman, Senior Project Manager

Dave EhresmanDave joined ATR in 2005 on the ground level as a warehouse employee. He has helped to establish ATR as a premier asset recovery organization. During his tenure he’s worked his way through the ranks to his current position as our Senior Project Manager.

Dave is always looking for ways to expand his horizons and further educate himself. When not at work Dave enjoys traveling to warm places and spending time at the pond camping and fishing with his son.
Contact Dave at Dave@atrecycle.com

Kenny Ehresman, Director of Information Systems

Kenny EhresmanKenny Joined ATR in 2006 and has held various positions from I.T. Technical Positions to Site Operations. Kenny has achieved CompTIA A+ certifications as well as other industry certifications such as Xerox and Dell. Kenny is currently responsible for maintaining a complex infrastructure of security systems, video surveillance, LAN/WAN, Internet/Intranet Databases and online platforms. In his spare time he enjoys working on classic cars and spending time with his family while routing for his favorite team the Dallas Cowboys.

Ray Magee, Director of Sales & Client Services

Ray first joined ATR in 2010 as the primary Business Development Manager for the central US region.  During his tenure Ray helped ATR sales and marketing teams expand nationally and he is currently forming a new client services department which will be based out ATR’s original corporate headquarters building located in Pontiac Illinois.    The Client Services team will benefit from  his vast knowledge of ITAD/ITAM management solutions and his 30+ years of Sales and Customer Support experience.  In his spare time Ray enjoys golfing and visiting his children who attend college abroad.

Brodie Ehresman Director of Marketing

Brodie Ehresman

Brodie joined ATR in April of 2012 and is one of the original store owners from B & K Computer Source which was 1 of 2 retail outlets that were opened in the early 90’s.  Prior to joining ATR, Brodie spent 20 years providing ITAD/ITAM services to West Michigan B2B customers.  Brodie utilizes his 25+ years of IT background and entrepreneurship to develop innovative sustainable recycling solutions to help ATR customers improve their triple bottom line. During his tenure Brodie has augmented the company’s regional customer base onto a national platform and develop ATR’s current marketing strategies.  In his spare time Brodie enjoys piloting unmanned aircraft (Drones) and spending time exploring off-road trails with family and friends.

Contact Brodie at Brodie@atrecycle.com

Robin Sorey Director of Human Resources

ATR HR Director Profile picture of Robin Sorey

Robin Sorey joined ATR in 2021 as the Director of Human Resources.   During her career she has worked her way up through the ranks from general HR administrative duties, to location/multi-location, and divisional leadership roles. 

In her current role Robin is responsible for setting the strategic direction, and managing the Human Resources functions for the entire organization.     Her 25+ years of HR leadership cover both the corporate and private sectors in manufacturing and utilities construction.  Her enthusiasm, passion for learning new things, commitment to growing, and her focus on continuous improvement serve her position well.                

When not at work, she enjoys landscaping, interior decorating, and most of all spending time with her family and friends.

Contact Robin at R.Sorey@ATRecycle.com

 ATR Operations Team

Isaac Dougal, Salt Lake City UT Regional Manager

Isaac Dougal 

Isaac joined the ATR team as Site Supervisor for the newly acquired Salt Lake City, Utah location in 2016 and was recently promoted to Site Manager. Hired in 2015 as Facilities Manager, Isaac quickly excelled in the industry due to his natural ability and love for dismantling and repairing all things. Prior to working in the industry of e-waste recycling, Isaac spent over a decade in the automotive industry, gaining experience in a plethora of areas; including inventory of salvaged vehicles, parts warehousing, and body shop management. Isaac attended Salt Lake Community College and received his ICAR certification and later went on to receive his Associates Degree in Restaurant Management with an emphasis in Culinary Arts from the Art Institute of Draper.

Isaac married his wife, Dani in 2014. Together they live in Utah and enjoy exploring the mountains with their two dogs. Isaac’s hobbies include smoking meat with his Traeger Timberline, 4-wheeling and camping (specifically in Southern Utah), and rebuilding his 1996 Ford Bronco. Isaac is a passionate, tenacious professional whose surplus of skills will lead ATR’s Salt Lake City team and successfully grow the Western footprint in years to come.

Salt Lake City UT Facility

1130 S 3800 W Suite 200
Salt Lake City, UT 84104

Phone: 435-494-1377

Contact Isaac at i.dougal@atrecycle.com

Office hours

Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. MST

ATR is not currently accepting residential drop offs at this location.

Dan Hendershott Pontiac, IL Regional Facility Manager

Dan Hendershot

Dan Hendershott is the Central U.S. Regional and local Site Manager located at our Pontiac, IL location. He has been a part of ATR since 2009.   He started as one of the warehouse workers and then became the Warehouse Team Lead at the Pontiac location before transferring to the Peoria site to become the site supervisor. Dan is a big Chicago Cubs fan so he said that he really enjoys when Ken and Barb give tickets out for the home games to their employees. He also said that he tries to watch every Cubs game that he can in his spare time.

 

Pontiac Processing Facility

902 N. Hazel St.
Pontiac, IL 61764
Phone: 815-844-7779

Contact Dan at d.hendershott@atrecycle.com

Office hours

Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST

ATR is not currently accepting residential drop offs at this location.

 

Scott Tomlinson Grand Rapids, MI Facility Manager

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Grand Rapids, Mi Facility

355 Cottage Grove SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Phone: 616-304-5087

Contact Scott at s.tomlinson@atrecycle.com

Office hours

Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST

Contact HR if you would like to apply for the position

ATR is not currently accepting residential drop offs at this location.

Charles Parks, Birmingham AL Site Manager

Charles Parks Birmingham Al Facility Manager for Advanced Technology Recycling

Charles joined the ATR team as Site Manager for the Birmingham, Alabama location in 2018. Prior to working in the industry of e-waste recycling, Charles spent over a decade in Emergency Medical Services, gaining experience in a plethora of areas. Charles attended The Alabama Fire College and received his EMT certification and later went on to receive his Associates Degree in Emergency Medical Management.

Charles married his wife, Brandy in 2007. Together, with their sons Dayne and Jonah, they live in Alabama and enjoy hunting and fishing. Charles is a passionate, tenacious professional whose surplus of skills will lead ATR’s Birmingham team and successfully grow the Southern footprint in years to come.

Birmingham Processing Facility

103D Shades Creek Circle
Birmingham, AL 35211

Phone: 205-978-7779

Contact Charlie at c.parks@atrecycle.com

Office hours

Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST

ATR is not currently accepting residential drop offs at this location.

Arturo De La Rosa, Operations Manger Las Vegas, NV

 

Picture showing ATR Operations Manager for Las Vegas, this person's name is Arturo De La RosaArturo De La Rosa a proud native of Texas but currently residing in Las Vegas NV where he joined the ATR management team in 2021.

Arturo is a 6 year Marine veteran and just recently graduated from ATI where he completed 720 hours of training to become a licensed electrician.  

Arturo previously worked at Republic Services in their MRF (material recycling center) which is the largest facility in the US.  While working at the MRF Arturo oversaw the production line and worked in maintenance.  Additionally Arturo has  27 years production and warehouse experience he plans to utilize in Las Vegas.

When not working hard to protect the environment, Arturo enjoys spending time with his family and is the proud father of a 21 year son.  Arturo also enjoys playing softball and golf in his down time.  

Arturo welcomes the opportunity to help the Las Vegas team expand their coverage areas and service offerings in the Western US region and he’s grateful to be working with a company like ATR where his skills and knowledge can have the greatest impact. 

Contact Arturo De La Rosa at a.delarosa@atrecycle.com

Las Vegas Processing Facility

4120 W. Windmill Lane, Unit 105

Las Vegas, NV 89139
Phone: 815-844-7779

Contact Arturo at a.delarosa@atrecycle.com

Office hours

Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST

ATR is not currently accepting residential drop offs at this location.

Chris Jackson Corporate Compliance Manager

Chris Jackson

Chris Jackson has recently joined the ATR Team as the Site Manager for San Antonio. Chris has 26 years of experience in Logistics and Transportation Management with 22 years in the United States Air Force. Chris enjoys Golf, Fishing, Classic Cars and spending time with his Family.

Contact Chris at C.jackson@atrecycle.com

Jered Fitch Tonawanda (Buffalo) NY Operations Manager

Jared Fitch

Jared joined the ATR New York team in April 2019 and is a recent addition to our Managers group.  When asked what his primary objectives were for the New York site his immediate response was to enhance the overall customer experience by improving the facilities operational capabilities and efficiency, which he’s doing a great job at.   

Jared has spent the past 20 years in the Army with 3 years Active Duty and the remaining 17 + years in the Army Reserves.  While serving his country Jared has spent the last 11 years preparing new recruits as a Drill Sergeant and looks forward to working with even more recruits in the years to come! 

Fun fact: Home improvement jobs are Jared’s number one hobby and he loves spending time with his family including his 2 1/2 year old son.

Pontiac Processing Facility

902 N. Hazel St.
Pontiac, IL 61764
Phone: 815-844-7779

Contact Jared at j.fitch@atrecycle.com

Office hours

Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST

ATR is not currently accepting residential drop offs at this location.