Our Leadership

Our leadership team combines over 180 years of engine testing experience. Their insight allows us to push the boundaries of innovation and service.

David Meier

President & CEO

David’s leadership in global business strategy guides the company to long term growth, ensuring we meet our customer’s current and future needs.

Joy Fries

CFO & Secretary

Joy’s leadership experience, financial background and 12 + years in the test systems industry allow her to effectively lead the Finance, Contracts, and IT organizations at ASE. She has a passion for partnering with the business to execute strategies that ensure ASE’s current and long term success.

Grant Radinzel

Vice President Product Development, QA, & Production

Grant has more than 35 years of test facility engineering experience. His insight aids in the development of new product areas, as well as managing our current product portfolio. His experience with the implementation and production of deliverables in addition to their design provides enhanced focus of the Production and Quality Management components of the company.

Elmer Jelgerhuis


Elmer’s 30+ year career is rooted in ground test engineering, including 15+ years of engineering management and six years of project management on technically challenging projects. His experience provides him with the breadth and depth of knowledge required to lead our talented and multi-disciplined engineering department.

David Myren

FluiDyne Laboratory

David utilizes his 25 years of testing experience to contribute to the rich heritage of FluiDyne. He is active in the development of enhanced testing capabilities to meet our customers' needs. He often works with academic and industry organizations to counsel and develop the next generation of aerodynamic test engineers.

Mike Blakeslee

Project Management

Mike’s background in systems engineering, engineering management and program management allow him to effectively lead our multi-faceted operations team. His keen eye for integrating the critical relationships between program management, engineering, manufacturing, production control, sourcing, and customer support allows us to successfully execute complex projects on time and budget.

Stuart Carver

Vice President  Business Development, Marketing & Sales

Stuart has 15+ years of experience in the test systems industry. He has an extensive background in business development, sales management and achieving growth in complex selling situations