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Meet Our Leadership Team


Dave Demuth

President and Owner

What drew Dave Demuth to the logistics business? The variety of work and never-ending opportunities to meet people. And with over 30 years in transportation and logistics, those reasons still ring true! Dave shows up day in and day out excited to work alongside his employees and guide Ascent Specialized to greater heights.

“Live every day by the Golden Rule.”


Dan Schefers

General Manager

With over 24 years in the industry, Dan has been involved in nearly all aspects of specialized transportation. This experience, combined with his finance degree, provides Dan a unique perspective on what’s possible in the logistics business. Dan enjoys working with and supporting customers in an industry that presents many challenges.

“I love leading a team that makes even the complicated seem simple.”


Luke Sweeter

Operations Manager

With nearly a decade of experience managing operations within the transportation/logistics industry, Luke has learned a thing or two about what it takes to keep things moving while remaining focused on safety, efficiency, compliance, and speed. Luke may be a man of few words, but he’ll always ensure the job gets done.

“Why Specialized? Because every day is different.”


Eric Demuth

Heavy Haul Manager

Eric approaches every day ready to take on the challenge of getting complex cargo where it needs to go. With over 15 years of experience, there is no load he cannot handle.

“The heavier,the better”.

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