Gregory began his career at Kemper Equipment in 1992 as a Sales Representative. He was promoted to VP of Sales and then became the President of the company in 2005. In his current role as President, Gregory works to satisfy customers' needs with solutions and products. The two most important tasks he does to fill customer needs include creating an excellent team at Kemper Equipment and making sure the company partners with excellent suppliers.
Prior to his work at Kemper Equipment, Gregory worked for JE Baker Refractories - Magnesita and ITT Fluid Technologies Production. He has been in the quarry and mining industry for 22 years in sales and distribution. He earned his B.S. in Business/Finance from Elizabethtown College.
Gregory is active in the National Stone Sand & Gravel Association and the Pennsylvania Aggregates and Concrete Association.
In his spare time, Gregory serves on the board for the Chester County Food Bank. A self-proclaimed foodie, Gregory also enjoys golfing, traveling and watching his children play basketball, tennis and soccer.
Sheri started working in the family business at age 15, pulling weeds, stuffing envelopes and answering phones. She came back to Kemper in 1996 in marketing and has worked in all facets of the business including benefits, worker's compensation, safety, property management and strategic planning. Currently she manages marketing for multiple family owned companies.
Prior to working at Kemper, Sheri worked for The Bon-Ton department stores corporate office in print and broadcast advertising, then in business to business direct marketing at Excelsior Direct. She graduated Elizabethtown College with a B.S in Business/Marketing.
Sheri is married with adult children (one in college at Georgetown University) and has a Pryanees/Labrador rescue named Tiberius. Outside of work, she serves on the Pequea Valley Education Foundation and enjoys practicing yoga, antiquing and traveling with her family.
Thomas joined Kemper Equipment in 2004 and currently serves at the company's Chief Financial Officer. His primary responsibilities include financial and administrative management. He most enjoys the people he works with and the interesting and challenging work of his position.
Thomas has a strong financial leadership background in the engineering, manufacturing, construction and material handling industries and has over 30 years of experience.
Thomas has 3 children and a significant other, Linda. In his spare time, Thomas enjoys music and traveling. He's also a member of LCBC Church in Manheim, PA
Chris joined Kemper Equipment as Sales Director in 2015. He directs company sales strategies and heads up Kemper Equipment's sales team. With his broad knowledge of applications, product line management and capital projects, Chris has developed an understanding of material handling equipment and processes from construction aggregate to industrial minerals, specifically lime and mined ores.
Chris brings over 25 years of experience in engineering and sales of quarry and mining equipment, including work for major global manufacturers. Chris spent 18 years as a crushing and screening product manager for Sandvik (Svedala). Most recently, he worked for Metso, the last 6 years on capital projects.
Chris joined Kemper Equipment in late 2014 and currently serves as Territory Manager. He handles sales, management and development of existing accounts and new business. He most enjoys working with Kemper Equipments' customers, learning what is most important to them, while providing solutions for their needs.
Prior to his work at Kemper Equipment, Chris worked in outside sales for the automotive fleet industry. He earned his Bachelor's degree from West Chester University.
Chris lives in Media, PA with his wife Ana. He and his wife enjoy the outdoors including hiking, climbing and kayaking. Chris loves music and plays in a band in the Philadelphia area in his spare time.
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Ivy was practically raised at Kemper Equipment. Her mother, Betty Flanders, was sales coordinator at KE for many years and Ivy began her career at Kemper as a teenager sorting bolts and learning her way around the office. She returned to Kemper after school in 2006 and worked in Accounting, Purchasing, Operations and finally Parts Sales, giving her a superior understanding of the business. Using her strength of communication, Ivy is willing to go the extra mile to make sure she exceeds customer expectations. Her knowledge of the industry, equipment and material handling parts make her an asset to Kemper and to all her customers.
Ivy lives in Lancaster with her significant other, Jedediah, along with her children Ty, Sabra, and Azriel. and step children, Allie and Andre. She enjoys spending free time with her family, and being active outdoors with fishing, swimming and sporting events.
Dax joined Kemper in February 2018 as Parts Sales Territory Manager. He is accountable for parts solutions and sales to existing customers as well as developing a new customer base within in his territory. He enjoys working at Kemper because it provides him the opportunity to build relationships with customers, offer solutions to their needs, and work in a fast paced team environment.
Dax is originally from Sheridan, Wyoming and received his BA from University of Sioux Falls. After college, he spent 8 years playing professional American football in Europe and in the off season, worked in the mining industry. The last position he held was a crusher mechanic which provides him with a solid foundation to help customers troubleshoot and find solutions.
He lives with his longtime girlfriend and her two teenagers, 3 dogs and 2 horses in Exeter Township. If he is not watching one of the kids' sporting events, his hobbies include fly fishing, mountaineering, big game hunting, and snowboarding.
Aaron has been working for Kemper Equipment for 15 years. He currently oversees and leads the design of both new plant projects and standard Kemper products through the Engineering department. He most enjoys providing solutions and quality products for customers.
Prior to his work at Kemper Equipment, Aaron spend 2 ½ years working in bulk material handling.
Aaron is married and has 2 sons. In his spare time he enjoys quality time with family, hiking, biking and automobile customization projects.
Norm joined Kemper Equipment in 2017 as Project Manager, and manages best practices fabrication support at our manufacturing facility in Hazleton. He enjoys working with the fabrication shop and field project management team.
Prior to working at Kemper Equipment, Norm worked at an aggregate equipment supplier for 12 years, ending as Vice President of Operations. He was responsible for (2) fabrication locations one in South Central, PA and one in Mid-State, NC. Norm also managed the corporate office in South Central, PA. Other experience included project management, fabrication management, bidding work and field crew management for larger installs, both in quarry applications and miscellaneous metals for the food service building industry. Norm has 28 years' experience in light and heavy fabrication from 24 ga S/S to 5" Hot rolled plate.
Norm lives in Carlisle, PA with his wife Jill and their son and daughter. Norm enjoys camping, working on cars and home improvement projects on the weekends.
Dan began his career with Kemper Equipment in 2011 and currently serves as Operations Manager. His responsibilities include management and oversight of Kemper Operations, including estimating, project management, purchasing, field service, and fabrication. In addition his operational duties, he provides structural engineering assistance and guidance to the engineering department. He most enjoys seeing a project come to life from the first line on a sketch pad to a multi-million dollar plant that effectively provides a solution to a customer's need.
Prior to his work at Kemper Equipment, Dan designed and managed industrial and commercial projects with a consulting engineering firm, specializing in structural engineering. He earned his B.S. in Civil Engineering with Structural Focus from The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. He has also earned a Project Management Certificate from The Pennsylvania State University and holds a Quarry Academy Certificate. Dan is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania and Texas.
Dan, his wife, and their four children reside in Ephrata, PA. When he's not chasing after his kids, he finds a few hours to get out into a tree stand or onto the golf course.
Wilma brings with her a wealth of experience as Human Resources Manager and enjoys working with employees to bring out the best in them. In this role, she will manage all labor relations, benefits and safety at Kemper Equipment.
Prior to her working at Kemper, Wilma was an HR Generalist for Valco and Human Resource Manager at the Lancaster Host Resort. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Lancaster Bible College.
Wilma has 4 adult children (her youngest is a student at Messiah College) and a Yorkie named Shadow. Outside of the office, Wilma enjoys going to the beach, singing and volunteering at her church and in her community.