On August 31, 2020, Chief Agri welcomed Bradley Jones as Vice President of Engineering. Bradley is responsible for both domestic and international product lines and brings with him more than 25 years of engineering experience, 10 of which are in grain equipment.
Bradley was born and raised in rural southern Kentucky and currently resides in Cottontown, Tennessee (just north of Nashville). He graduated from Lipscomb University and received his graduate degree in Structural Engineering from Tennessee Tech. University. He began his engineering career with United Structures of America (USA Steel Buildings) and continued in that industry for more than 15 years. Until recently, Bradley was employed by GSI with his latest role being Senior Global Engineering Manager.
In his free time, Bradley enjoys playing tennis, waterskiing, and hiking. He also enjoys traveling with his wife, Linda, and working together on home improvement projects. They have two married sons who live in the middle Tennessee area and two granddaughters who they thoroughly enjoy.
“I’m very pleased to announce the addition of Bradly Jones, PE, as VP of Engineering. Bradley’s experience coupled with an already robust Engineering team will allow us to continue to lead the way in the grain storage industry”, commented Mark Kjar, President/General Manager of Chief Agri. When asked why he chose to make the move to Chief, he stated that he is excited about the opportunities that this family owned company present; such as a resolve to grow the business and the willingness to make adjustments to make that happen. In addition, he appreciates that Mark Kjar shares similar aspirations for Chief Agri and states that it is always great to work with others with the same vision.