About Us

The BEST Team

Destany Wilson – Scheduling Manager

Since Brixey Engineering’s inception, Destany has been behind the scenes providing social media and website support. In addition, she has also aided in the reconstruction of PM programs, tracking parts and inventory for bakeries, and all manner of clerical work.

Mitch Brixey – Inspection Services Manager

Since 2018 Mitch has been learned directly from Rowdy and has also incorporated his own on-the-job skills to provide the BEST service in OSHA level inspections, training, project troubleshooting and more. Mitch quickly moved from apprentice to associate level oversight of installations, parts and inventory management, and writing/correcting PM programs. 4

Chasen Duda – Inspection Specialist

Chasen has 18 years of construction experience starting right after high school. Working for a few different companies, his desire to improve provided him opportunities to learn many desirable skills including electrical, general handyman, and heavy machine operation.

Kyle Brixey – Maintenance Services Manager

◦ Maintenance Manager Dots Pretzels Edgerton, KS and Lenexa, KS Sept 2020 – April 2022

◦ Engineering Superintendent (Assistance Chief) Flowers Foods Lenexa, KS Aug 2019 – Sept 2020

◦ Engineering Supervisor Flowers Foods Lenexa, KS Dec 2017 – Aug 2019

◦ Maintenance Resource Leader Bimbo Bakeries USA Rockwall, TX Sept 2014 – Dec 2017

◦ Hadi Maintenance Exide Technologies Kansas City, MO Aug 2012 – May 2014

◦ Maintenance Tech 3 Bimbo Bakeries USA May 2011 – Aug 2012

◦ Engineering Supervisor IBC Lenexa, KS 2006 – 2008

◦ AIB Resident Maintenance Engineering 2006

◦ AIB Resident Engineering Management 2006

Blaine Kennard – Inspection Specialist

◦ Drury University Law Enforcement Academy 2004 – Current

◦ Greene County Sheriff’s Office 1999-2021 (Detective Sergeant, SWAT Team Leader, Training Director, Patrol Command)

◦ Willard Police Department, Assistant Police Chief 1993 to 1999

◦ ServiceMaster, Director of Cash & Catering/Asst. Food Service Director 1988 to 1993

◦ Springfield, Missouri Reserve Police Officer 1985 to 1990

◦ Missouri Army National Guard Sergeant 1981 to 1988

     ◦ Outstanding Community Service Award, Rotary Club of Springfield

◦ Missouri National Guard Commendation Medal Ribbon

◦ National Guard Reserve Components Achievement Medal

Rowdy Brixey – President


· Experienced professional with over 40 years of demonstrated work in the food production industry

· Extremely skilled and experienced in commercial baking and a certified Professional Bakery Engineer

· Project engineering, maintenance engineering, operations management, GMP’s, quality management, and team building

· Currently focused on consulting for companies looking to improve their maintenance team’s performance, setting up CMMS systems, technical asset training, project management, capacity planning, and trouble shooting


· Bimbo Bakeries USA VP of Manufacturing and Director of Engineering 2008-2017

· Interstate Brands Corp VP of Engineering  1981-2008 (started as mechanic at age 16)

· Chairman of American Society of Baking (ASB) 2010-2011

· Baking Hall of Fame Committee 2014-present

· ASB Certified Professional Bakery Engineer

· ANZI Z50 Safety & Sanitation Committee Co-Chairman

· Baking Hall of Fame Chairman 2019 – present