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.
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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 and Business Development

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.

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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.

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 ATR Operations Team

Paulina Espinosa de los Monteros, General Manager for Western Region

Paulina joined the ATR family back in July 2018 as an Account Manager. Since then, she’s been promoted three times; in 2019 as Business Development Manager, in 2021 as a Sales Manager, and in 2022 as the Wester General Manager. Her goal in her current position is to increase the company’s footprint while keeping a positive environment where employees’ feedback and ideas are heard to improve internal processes and promote innovation within the company.

During her sales positions, Paulina was able to bring over 1M pounds of equipment from 2018-2020. In 2019 she participated and volunteered at the San Antonio Climate Action and Adaptation Plan (SA CAAPA) approved by the City of San Antonio in 2020. In May of 2022 she obtained her MBA at the University of Incarnate Word in San Antonio where she did a pro-bono consulting and develop a plan for the San Antonio River Authority to mitigate urban heat island and overheating in San Antonio. She also worked on a strategy for CPS Energy to develop a variable rate and tiered pricing model for residential customers.

Paulina loves to travel, music, and art. Some of her favorite painters are Jackson Pollock, Larry Poons, and Jacques-Louis David.

Tina Thorup, Site Manager for Salt Lake City UT

Tina joined the ATR family in February 2023 as Site Manager for the Salt Lake City, Utah location. Prior to working in the industry of  ITAD and e-waste recycling, Tina worked in the logistics industry for over 6 years starting as a warehouse worker, and then moving into mid-level management within just a few months. Tina assisted with opening multiple new site locations while working for both UPS and FedEx during that 6-year period.

Prior to working in logistics, Tina was an award-winning filmmaker working in multiple film project roles including Casting Director and Producer. Tina also worked on several film events, including Utah Film Hub during Sundance Film Festival for multiple years.

Tina has been married to her husband Russ since 1999. Together they are the proud parents of 3 boys, and 1 girl. As a family they love outdoor activities including camping, hiking, and off-road Jeeping. They are also sports fans that enjoy watching College football, professional tennis, and Formula One racing. As an outdoor enthusiast Tina also enjoys running and loves road cycling with her relay team.

Tina is excited for the opportunity to make the Salt Lake location a force in the Utah market and in turn adding to ATR’s success.


Salt Lake City UT Facility

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

Phone: 435-494-1377


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

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Office hours

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

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

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Office hours

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

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

George Gray, Site Manger Las Vegas, NV


Picture of George Gray Operations Manager in Las Vegas for ATR

George joined the ATR team as Site Manager for the Las Vegas, Nevada location in July of 2022. Prior to working in the industry of e-waste recycling, George spent nearly a decade in food manufacturing, gaining experience in productivity, planning, and compliance. Prior to his career in food, George spent over 25 years in the United States Navy submarine service, specializing in leadership, management, and electronics maintenance as a Sonar Technician.  He is a graduate of Excelsior College, receiving his B.S. in Liberal Arts with a management focus.

George married his wife, Allison in 2013. Together, with their dog Indigo, they live in Vegas and enjoy shows, concerts, sporting events and exploring the southwest desert landscape. He also has a married adult son, Alexander, living with his spouse William in Tampa, FL. George is a consummate leader with years of guiding teams to success.  We expect him to parlay his prior achievements, making ATR Las Vegas the go-to site for electronics recycling in the southwest.

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Las Vegas Processing Facility

4120 W. Windmill Lane, Unit 105

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

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Office hours

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

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

Currently accepting applications for this position, Tonawanda (Buffalo) NY Operations Manager

Bio coming soon.


Tonawanda, NY Facility

200 Fire Tower Drive
Tonawanda, NY 14150

Phone: 716-693-7779


Office hours

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

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


Caleb Robinson, San Antonio, Site Manager

Caleb joined the ATR team as the Site Manager for the San Antonio, Texas location in November of 2022. Prior to his transition into the e-waste recycling industry, Caleb spent over four years working with Amazon in management. Throughout his time with Amazon Caleb gained considerable experience in strategic planning, operational production, and what it takes to lead very large and diverse teams.

Prior to joining Amazon Caleb served in the United States Army for 7.5 years as a Cavalry Scout. During his military service Caleb completed three combat tours to Iraq, and Afghanistan in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom. He is a graduate of Sam Houston State University earning his B.S. in Kinesiology with a concentration in applied exercise physiology.

Caleb lives in New Braunfels, TX with his significant other Erica and their dog a German shepherd named Heidi. He also has a daughter, Kendall who lives in the San Antonio area. Caleb and his family enjoy traveling, going to sporting events, and live music. During the summer months you will find Caleb floating down the rivers in New Braunfels, heading down to the Texas coast or traveling to tropical destinations.


San Antonio, TX Facility

8559 NE Interstate I-410 Suite B-144
San Antonio, TX 78219

Phone: 210-661-7779


Office hours

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

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


Currently Accepting Applications for this position , Whitehall, PA, Site Manager

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Allentown (Whitehall) PA Facility

1139 Lehigh Ave Suite 150
Whitehall, PA 18052

Phone: 610-231-2060


Office hours

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

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


Keric Allen Corporate Security and Pensacola Site Manager

Keric Allen Pensacola Site Manager

Keric joined ATR in November of 2022 as the Corporate Security Manager. Shortly after joining ATR, Keric was asked to step in as Site Manager for the new Pensacola, Florida location in January of 2023. Prior to working in the industry of e-waste recycling, Keric spent two decades in the United States Coast Guard, specializing in Maritime Response, Law Enforcement and Security Operations.  He is a graduate of the University of Arizona Global Campus, receiving his B.A. in Real Estate Studies.

Keric married his wife, Starlyn, in 2008. Together, with their son Xander and daughter Everly, they live in Alabama and enjoy being outdoors and in or on the water as much as possible. Keric is a passionate and dedicated leader with decades of operational and management experience. We expect he will successfully grow ATR’s Gulf Coast footprint.


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