Karl Bumgarner – Director of Ascent Engineering
Mr. Bumgarner is a business and management professional with 25 years of management experience in machine, tooling & equipment design including the disciplines of machining, manufacturing, assembly, engineering, design, estimating, and special machines. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Montana State University.
Brian Chadwick – Manager of Ascent Engineering, WA
Mr. Chadwick is an engineering and business management professional with ten years of engineering and management experience across tooling & equipment design, engineering operations and maintenance. He currently holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Montana State University and a Technology MBA from the University of Washington.
Donna Ridley – Manager of Ascent Engineering, SC
Ms. Ridley is an engineering and business professional with over twenty years of experience in the aerospace industry across engineering with composite and assembly tooling & automation and manufacturing engineering. She currently holds a BS Degree in Manufacturing Engineering from National University and an AS in Mechanical Design.
Ascent Engineering, located in Bothell, Washington and Charleston, South Carolina specializes in the design and engineering of tooling and automated equipment used to manufacture the most technologically advanced aircraft of today. Utilizing the most-sophisticated Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and analysis tools, our experienced designers and engineers develop cost-effective solutions grounded in proven engineering and tooling principles.