ACS Leadership

Experts leading the way in testing and production technologies and solutions.

ACS is a company built by and committed to a high level of subject matter expertise. When it comes to custom equipment, controls solutions, and construction management services for R&D and production facilities, there’s no better team.

Lead by nine experienced and credentialed principals, our staff is vertically integrated to provide single-source, fully integrated delivery of engine and vehicle test facility projects. Working as an extension of our client’s staff, our project work extends at multiple facility locations throughout the world. Our work assignments range in scope, including:

  • Complete planning, design, and construction for corporate technology centers and industrial facilities
  • Upgrading single or multiple test cells
  • Design and manufacture of custom equipment and controls solutions

Scott A. Hoselton

President; Principal

Marquette University, Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering and Construction Management

Leading the ACS global team, Scott Hoselton has well developed skills for identifying and prioritizing client needs. Scott’s extensive contact with clients, understanding of the industry, and civil engineering and construction management background, allows him to effectively communicate the value of ACS’ expertise and services to our clients. Scott leads and directs company resources to develop and foster business opportunities that result in organizational growth. 

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Internally, Scott is responsible for fulfilling the mission and values of ACS in an ethically sound manner leading to long term sustained results. He provides vision and strategic leadership with both internal and external stakeholders.


Kurtis G. Bell

Executive VP of Operations; Principal

University of Houston, Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering

As Executive VP of Operations for ACS, Kurtis oversees relationship management, working with end users, engineering design teams, and construction contractors to develop effective solutions for multiple project types.

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Kurtis Bell brings his skills to the ACS team as an electrical engineer through the design, fabrication, installation, and commissioning of systems and facilities. He has experience overseeing client relationships and maintaining project scope, schedule, and budget. He regularly reviews projects with client and ACS project management staff domestically, as well as for our European Operations. Kurtis directs all hands-on operational aspects of the company, including operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems.


Lee Cockrum

Managing Director, SE US; Principal

Oklahoma State University, Master of Chemical Engineering

 Located in Greenville, SC, Lee leads the Southeast Region for ACS.  His focus is integrated delivery for capital projects in the industrial/manufacturing sector ranging from greenfield to complex renovations.  From front end planning to construction and commissioning, Lee drives world class project delivery for our clients.

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Located in Greenville, SC, Lee leads the Southeast Region for ACS. His focus is within the Engine and Vehicle Test market along with assembling/manufacturing type projects ranging from greenfield to complex renovations. He has direct project management experience in coordinating design and construction activities of process, civil, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, and piping systems in various industrial settings including complex renovations. From front end planning to construction and commissioning. Lee drives world class project delivery for our clients. 


James R. Corkery

Project Manager; Principal

University of Wisconsin – ­Madison, Master of Business Administration

Iowa State University, Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering

Jim Corkery is a mechanical engineer who is well-versed on the design and construction of institutional, research and development, and manufacturing projects. He is highly skilled at identifying and prioritizing client needs. 

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Jim’s experience includes leading the conceptual planning efforts for a wide range of facility types, as well as coordinating design activities of architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, and piping systems. 


Matthew A. Jorgensen

Project Manager, Principal

University of Wisconsin­ - Madison, Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering

Matt Jorgensen’s extensive experience in the testing industry enables him to gain quick perspective on client goals and formulate executable project plans that ensure client satisfaction. 

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With experience coordinating, estimating, supervising, and scheduling, Matt is an invaluable asset in the design and construction of test cells and integrated manufacturing facility projects. He also has experience designing and building test equipment, as well as on-site installation and commissioning of systems and equipment.


Robert H. Roth

Director of Project Delivery; Principal

University of Wisconsin­ - Platteville, Bachelor of Science, Construction Management

Bob Roth leverages his expertise in project management and general construction systems and techniques, to ensure that ACS delivers complex engine and vehicle test facilities and technical centers successfully and consistently. 

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Leading ACS’ project management and coordination, site superintendent, and estimating groups, Bob focuses on leading the design, construction and commissioning phases of research and development, industrial and manufacturing projects. Mr. Roth has experience in coordinating, estimating, contracting, scheduling and supervising all construction subcontractors from the procurement through the close-out phase of the project with specific expertise in the general construction of facilities.


Daryl L. Rothamer

Director of Systems & Equipment, Principal

University of Michigan – ­Dearborn, Master of Science, Manufacturing Systems Engineering

An excellent communicator and problem solver, Daryl Rothamer has the organizational skills and experience in design, quality, and manufacturing to help ACS deliver test equipment and test cell solutions efficiently and effectively.

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A mechanical engineer and engineering supervisor, Daryl has worked on all phases of vehicle design projects from concept to prototype build to manufacturing launch and continuous improvement during production. He oversees technical and operational processes at ACS, including conceptualizing, estimating, designing, procuring, fabricating, installing and commissioning of ACS systems and equipment. He also ensures that all systems and equipment meet the design criteria as well as ACS’ standards for Factory Acceptance Testing, On-Site Commissioning, and Acceptance Criteria Testing.


Randall T. Rozema

Director of Applications Engineering, Principal

Pennsylvania State University, Master of Engineering, Acoustics

With an expansive knowledge of acoustics and vibration, Randy Rozema focuses on product development and health and safety requirements, as they relate to our clients’ noise and vibration issues in the test environment. 

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An acoustic and vibration engineer, Randy is involved in ACS projects from programming and development of design criteria, through construction document development to final acceptance testing of highly sensitive vibration and acoustic facilities. He leads our efforts to guide clients through project development, delivery, and consultation, delivering custom solutions and recommendations.


Matthew P. Thiel

Director of Facility Planning and Integration; Principal

University of Wisconsin­ - Madison, Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering

Bringing our clients true research and technology expertise to the design and implementation of test cell solutions, Matt Thiel has experience in the industrial and manufacturing testing industries in academia, as well as at ACS. 

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Prior to joining ACS, Matt worked at the University of Wisconsin’s Engine Research Center developing a genetic algorithm interface for experimental engine optimization, developing data acquisition software and engine interfaces for statistical response surface optimization and designing and building the engine test cell in which his research was conducted. Matt continues to innovate our test cell solutions through ongoing research and the integration and alignment of new products and services that meet client needs and market requirements.

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The ACS Story

ACS is a unique total source provider of systems & equipment, controls solutions, and facilities. Our experience in each of the fields of technology, custom equipment, systems integration, construction management, and facility design & delivery sets us apart.

FLEXIBLE DELIVERY MATTERS

ACS Flexible Delivery Model is a client-tested and proven approach that delivers systems and solutions that meet schedule, cost, and functionality requirements. ACS adapts to customer processes and reporting requirements and tailors its approach to suit client purchasing preferences.

EXPERTISE YOU CAN COUNT ON

ACS understands the core requirements of equipment, systems, and facility integration. From a single piece of equipment to a comprehensive building solution, our experience-based experts will deliver the specified requirements and functionality expected, and more.