Jason Kempker – CEO
Jason Kempker joined Avian Technology in 1997, and has worked in hatching egg sales and breeder sales since then. He now manages the office and oversees daily operations. He earned a bachelor’s degree in agriculture from the University of Georgia and worked with the Georgia General Assembly’s House Appropriations Committee. He is past Chairman of the Air Cargo Committee of the U.S. Poultry and Egg Association.
Fritz Kempker – President
Fritz Kempker founded Avian Technology International (ATI) in 1989. As president, he provides leadership and guidance for the overall direction of the company. Since he founded the company, he has been involved with all aspects of the company’s growth.
He attended Muskegon College and worked with Farm Systems Inc. and CWT Farms before starting ATI. He specializes in poultry house equipment sales and installation.
Maria Lieberman – Executive Administrative Assistant / Office Manager
Maria Lieberman joined Avian Technology in 2005. She oversees all administration of the office; assists the sales department with invoicing, customer satisfaction and service, tracking and shipment/orders verification. Manages Accounts Receivables and Accounts Payables. She is bilingual and assists Spanish speaking customers. Lieberman has over 25 years’ experience in customer service/sales, office management and as executive administrative assistant.
Tyler Kempker – Egg Distribution Manager / Injector Division
Tyler Kempker joined Avian Technology in 2003. He heads up the egg distribution division and the injector equipment division. With over 10 years of experience in the poultry industry. He was previously the warehouse manager for ATI. Kempker holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental science from Montreat College.
Chris Lewallen – Production Manager
Chris Lewallen joined Avian Technology in 2006. He oversees the daily operations of all the farms and production process. Lewallen has over 16 years of experience in the poultry production industry.
Guilliana Rivera – Hatching Eggs Sales Associate and Export Coordinator
Guilliana serves as the company’s hatching eggs sales associate and export coordinator. She joined Avian Technology in 2014. She is responsible for assisting in hatching eggs sales, customer service, coordinates and manages logistics for the export of hatching eggs. She is bilingual in English and Spanish.
Doug Nix – Equipment Sales Manager
Doug Nix serves as the company’s equipment sales manager. He joined Avian Technology in 1992. He is responsible for all equipment sales, purchasing, shipping, logistics and customer service. He also assists in the egg distribution division. He has over 25 years’ experience in the poultry industry. Nix holds a master’s degree in Poultry Science from the University of Georgia. His expertise and experience in the poultry industry makes him a strong resource for our customers.
Lisa Himebaugh, Receptionist / Administrative Assistant Equipment Division
Lisa Himebaugh joined Avian Technology in 2002 and left in 2007 to explore Australia. Returned to Avian in 2013 as the receptionist / administrative assistant for the equipment division. She helps prepare proformas, invoices, sales orders and purchase orders. She also assists with shipments and follow-up requests from customers. Bilingual in English and Spanish. Lisa has more than 20 years of experience as an administrative assistant, including years in the poultry industry.
Talia Reyes / Administrative Assistant
Talia Reyes joined Avian Technology International as an administrative assistant in 2017. Reyes prepares proformas, invoices, sales orders and purchase orders for the company. She also assists with product shipments and follow-up requests from customers. Reyes is bilingual in English and Spanish, and comes to Avian Technology with four years of customer service experience. Prior to joining Avian Technology, she worked as store manager and in sales for a large cellular phone company. She is married to David Reyes. Away from work, she enjoys arts and crafts, movies and spending time with friends and family.