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:
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.Read More
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.
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.Read More
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.
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.Read More
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.
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.Read More
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.
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.Read More
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.
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.Read More
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.
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.Read More
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.
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.Read More
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.