ATR Team is lead by

Barbara J. Ehresman, Chairman/CEO

Barb_0040_72dpi 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

Kenneth 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, Compliance Manager

 Dave 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 Quality Assurance and Compliance Manager. Dave is always looking for ways to expand his horizons and further educate himself. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife and 4 beautiful children.

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 ATR Site Manager/Site Supervisors

Dan Hendershott Pontiac IL Site Manager

Dan Hendershot

Dan Hendershott is the Site Supervisor at our Pontiac, IL location. He has been a part of ATR for almost 6 years now! 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.Dan

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Pontiac Processing Facility

902 N. Hazel St.
Pontiac, IL 61764

Office Hours
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST

Residential Equipment Drop Off Hours
Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Monday – Friday 1 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Office and drop off hours
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST

Chris Jackson San Antonio TX Site Manager

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.

San Antonio, TX Facility

8559 NE Loop I410
San Antonio, TX 78219
Phone: 210-661-7779

Office and drop off hours
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST

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Aron Tidwell Richmond/Birmingham Site Manager

Aron Tidwell

Aron Tidwell recently joined ATR as the site manager of our Richmond and Birmingham locations. Aron is a 22 year  Air Force Veteran with experience Logistics, Safety and Compliance. He combines his 22 years of logistics experience and his A.A. in computer studies and a B.S. in Political Science to help drive ATR’s commitment to R2 recycling. In his free time Aron enjoys bicycling, motorcycling, sailing and kayaking with his wife and two sons

Richmond, VA Facility

11625 Busy Street
Richmond, VA 23236


Office and drop off hours
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST

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Stefan Szucs Grand Rapids MI Site Manager

Stefan Szucs is the new Site Manager at our Grand Rapids, MI location. Stefan brings 14 years of lean manufacturing experience to ATR and 7 years’ experience in the cell phone recycling industry. Stefan has a Bachelor in Business Administration from University of Michigan, Dearborn. His future plans include an MBA and a Six Sigma Black Belt certification.  Stefan enjoys travelling – he lived in Europe in the past 5 years. In his spare time Stefan is studying for the GMAT exam.

Grand Rapids, MI Facility

355 Cottage Grove SE
Grand Rapids, MI 40507
Phone: 616-452-7779

Office and drop off hours
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST

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Craig Carpenter Tonawanda NY Site Manager

Craig joined the Advanced Technology Recycling (ATR) team as Warehouse Technician in 2014 and was quickly promoted to Team Lead, followed by Site Supervisor before his promotion to Site Manager. Craig studied electricity and electronics in high school earning an honors diploma in Trade Electricity Industrial Electronics.  Joined the USAF to continue studies in the electronics field where he received training as an Avionic Sensor System Specialist. After leaving the USAF he worked in a manufacturing setting for 25 years starting in an entry level position and working to become a department supervisor. He attended Cornell University to further his education earning a certificate in Supervisory Studies. Craig also attended Welder Testing and Training Services to become a certified welder.

Craig married his wife Lynnette in 1989, has a daughter Aimee and recently became a grandfather to a beautiful baby girl Victoria. When Craig is not at work or playing with Victoria as a hobby he enjoys working on cars.

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Buffalo(Tonawanda), NY Facility

200 Fire Tower Drive
Tonawanda NY, 14150

Phone: 716-693-7779

Office and drop off hours
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST

Matt Morrison Salt Lake City (Tooele) Site Manager

Matt joined ATR through the acquisition of ERS in September 2016 and during his 7 year tenure with ERS, Matt  helped create many processes and procedures throughout the warehouse and tech departments.  As Operations Manager for ATR, Matt is responsible for the day to day operations of the company. Matt is currently a full time college student working towards his BS in Business – Information Technology Management degree and plans to obtain a Master’s degree.  In his spare time, Matt, likes to brew beer, play video games, build things, work on cars, and spend time with his wife and daughter.

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Salt Lake City (Tooele) UT Facility

136 Lodestone Way
Tooele, UT


Office and drop off hours
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MST