Meet The Garber Metrology Staff: Kerry Garber

Name: Kerry Garber

Birthday: August, 16th, 1968

Hometown: Holtwood, PA

Title/Position: Business Development Manager/Sales

Number of years with Garber: 7 years

What do you do in your position? Meet with customers, current and prospective, to help formulate plans to enhance their company’s goals through recommendations on routine service, equipment upgrades and quality assurance that includes a solid weighing solutions and equipment calibration plan suited to each customer’s needs.

What interested you originally to do the work that you do? I’ve been around scales most of my life. I worked at Garber Scale Co. in my teen years, but then owned and operated another family business for 20 years before coming back on board with Garber Metrology.

What is your favorite part of the work you do? Meeting with people and helping them find a solution to a problem.

What is your favorite experience you had with a client or your favorite achievement in servicing a client? Anytime you can help solve a problem, that’s a favorite experience.

What are your favorite things to do when you’re not working? Hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with my wife and three children.

What is your favorite childhood memory? Going to our cabin in Potter County with family and friends.

What is your favorite food? Venison tenderloins

What is your favorite beverage? Homemade sweet or meadow tea

What are your 3 favorite movies? The Shining, Casino and The Shawshank Redemption

What are your 3 favorite bands? I don’t really have any favorites really… anything country and classic rock I’m good with.

What was your first concert? Scorpions at the old Spectrum in Philadelphia (1983).

What are your 3 favorite restaurants? Wasabi’s, Conestoga Wagon and Frogtown Café (Their mango jalapeño wings are awesome)

Have you ever wanted to throw a calibration weight through a wall? No, any job can get frustrating at times, but throwing things won’t fix anything.