The CMS team of professionals puts experience and know-how to work for you.
Throughout his nearly 30 years working in the poultry industry, Heath has amassed a wide range of experience that is vital to his leadership role at CMS. He most recently served as president of an international processing equipment company’s North American division. Heath also served in sales with the company including vice president of sales. He began his career working in several processing plant positions including quality control, deboning manager and plant manager. Heath has served on USPOULTRY’s Board of Directors as an allied member.
Stanley, Vice President
Stanley has over 30 years of experience in the poultry industry with a wide range of capacities. He served as Vice President of an international processing equipment company’s North American division which included service and sales. Stanley began his career in processing and maintenance in several processing plants.
As Sales Support Manager, Jimmy assists with the daily operation at CMS. He provides quotes and equipment pricing and works with the sales managers and sales support staff to present quotes and production information to customers. Jimmy also manages project close outs. With more than 20 years in the poultry industry, Jimmy served as engineering manager for a large poultry processing equipment company for 13 years before joining CMS.
Jim works in sales support, assisting the sales and manufacturing divisions. He has a strong background in overhead conveyance and water reuse equipment. Jim has nearly 35 years of experience in the poultry industry. He and a partner began Diversified Machine Products, a poultry processing equipment company, in 1987. They sold Diversified in 2010 to a national poultry equipment manufacturer and he served as its general manager until joining CMS.
Brent, Manager of Manufacturing
Brent is manages manufacturing for CMS, focusing on the building of quality CMS products and ensuring on-time delivery for the customer. He has 20 years of management experience, including 15 years as a manufacturing planner and scheduler. Brent has also worked as a machinist and a welder.
Connie oversees all aspects of accounting and financial reporting and management for the company. She has more than 25 years of financial analytical and accounting management experience and has developed accounting software and training procedures. Her previous employment includes CPA firms, hospitality and manufacturing industries, and corporate and private sector companies.
Genea, Purchasing/Part Sales
Genea has more than 20 years of experience in the poultry industry in parts, maintenance and sales capacities. She has served as inside sales manager for an aftermarket parts manufacturer.
Scott, BOM Coordinator
Scott is responsible for on-time delivery of products also providing support to the production floor for blueprints, updates, and other tasks. He has over 10 years in manufacturing industry having a wide scope of duties in previous positions including document control processing engineering change control in an electronic manufacturing facility. He has also has manufacturing purchasing experience.
Ronnie, Project Manager
Ronnie works with customers throughout the sales process, providing information and technical expertise about the equipment. He has more than 30 years of poultry equipment installation experience with several equipment manufacturing companies. He has gained his manufacturing experience working as a fabricator and shop foreman, as well as in the service department, quality control and transportation areas.
Alex, SR. Sales Engineer
Alex serves as a mechanical designer and the software administrator for CMS. The United States Marine Corps veteran is an Autodesk specialist and he is responsible for update implementation and training of all used design software.
Gani, Sales Engineer
Gani is responsible for design of new products in the company’s line of conveyors, platforms and equipment for the food processing industry. Prior to joining CMS, Gani was a senior project manager for 15 years and designed high-end custom metal and glass fixtures, from display cases for the food service industry to custom shower enclosures for the residential market.
Patricia, Mechanical Designer
Patricia is a Mechanical Designer with other 15 years of experience in the design of industrial and consumer products. She is proficient in creating 3D models and detailed mechanical drawings for piece parts and assemblies. Patricia graduated from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor’s degree in technical education with a specialty in drafting.
Allen, Sales Engineer
Allen focuses on equipment design and manufacturing drawings and details, as well as assisting with customers plant layouts. He believes in designing equipment to be simple yet effective, easy to maintain and sanitary. Allen has three years of 3D scanning and inspection experience, and four years of poultry equipment design experience.
Scott, Mechanical Designer
A mechanical engineer, Scott is responsible for the design of new product equipment within the company lines of conveyors, platforms and equipment for the food industry. Scott has over 20 years of experience in the industrial manufacturing. He has previously worked in the pharmaceutical, medical devices, food and nutraceuticals industries in various management roles within maintenance and production.
Ricky has worked 28 years in the poultry industry in a various capacities. He will serve customers in Georgia, Florida, Alabama, South Carolina and Tennessee. He began his career working for several major poultry processing companies as a maintenance manager, project and shop manager. Most recently, he worked as sales engineer/manager for a large poultry processing equipment company.
Curtis will focus on customers from North Carolina up through the northeast to Maine. Having worked in the poultry industry since 1990, Curtis started as a service representative and then became a regional sales manager. He has worked in sales for the last 25 years at two poultry equipment manufacturing companies.
Ray, Regional Sales Manager
Ray serves as regional sales manager for customers in Louisiana, Mississippi, south west Arkansas, and California. With more than 20 years of poultry equipment sales experience, Ray has worked in processing plants as a Complex Safety Manager and Plant Manager. A Louisiana Tech University graduate, he serves on the board of directors of Louisiana Poultry Federation.
Ruben, Regional Sales Manager
Ruben, who has worked in the poultry industry for 30 years in varied capacities, will serve customers in the Texas, Oklahoma, Northwest Arkansas and Missouri. Ruben began his career working for a major poultry processing company as a production manager. He also worked as a service technician and then sales manager for a large poultry processing equipment company.
Jesus, Field Service Technician
Jesus’s responsibilities include on-site installation, repair, maintenance, troubleshooting and testing of all CMS equipment. He also trains customers on proper operation and maintenance of equipment. He began his career in the poultry processing industry in 2013 as a maintenance technician.
Colton, Mechanical Design Intern
Colton is working in the CMS engineering department while he pursues a drafting degree from Lanier Technical College. He helps design conveyor systems and replacement parts and creates mechanical drawings of the conveyors.
Bruce has worked in the poultry industry for more than 35 years with experience in all facets of the processing operation. He designs process flow layouts, process layouts for CMS’s deboning machine and helps design new equipment.
Duncan, Mechanical Designer Intern
William works in the engineering department designing 3D models and finished drawings of CMS equipment and systems. He is working toward his degree in mechanical drafting from Lanier Technical College. William has earned certifications in CTAE Pathway for engineering technology, CAD operator and Lean Six Sigma Belt.
Chuck, Project Manager
Chuck is a project manager for CMS and he also installs our food processing equipment. An industry veteran with 30 years of experience, Chuck has worked for several large equipment manufacturers. He is a Marshall Tech graduate and earned AWS certification in 1991.
Greg, Site Manager
Greg is a site manager for CMS. He has nearly 25 years of experience including more than 15 with two large poultry equipment manufacturers. Greg has worked as an installation and service technician as well as a welder, fabricator and machinist throughout his career.
Chad, Service Technician
Chad has over 10 years of experience as a service technician in the poultry industry. He completes equipment installations and start-ups for CMS customers. Chad, who holds a mechanical engineering degree from the University of North Georgia, also has experience in research and development.
Curtis, Service Technician
With a long career as a service technician, Curtis trains our customers on CMS’s processing equipment and assists with installation. He has worked as a technician in several industries including positions with poultry equipment manufacturers. Curtis holds certifications in computer electronics and engineering from Bauder College.
Shelley, Sales Support
Shelley assists our customers by providing quotes, answering questions throughout the sales process and confirming orders. She has more than five years of experience in the poultry processing industry, specializing in administration and sales support.
Justin, Sales Support
Justin, who has seven years of sales experience, assists with sales quotes and customer support. Prior to joining CMS, he worked in dealer support for an outdoor building supplier and as sales manager for an insurance company, where he also managed the office.
Lynn, Assistant Controller
As assistant controller, Lynn works with all aspects of our accounting including data entry, reporting, billing, accounts payable and data management. A University of North Georgia graduate with a degree in accounting and management, she has previous experience working in accounting and office management positions. She most recently served as Deputy Clerk in the Hall County State and Superior Court Clerk’s office.