Chris Bednar

Christopher J. Bednar  Chris joined ASI as Controller in March 2017, and brings over 30 years of experience primarily in the areas of Accounting Operations, Financial Controls and Financial Reporting & Analysis.

Prior to joining ASI, Chris served for 12 years (2005-2017) as Corporate Controller for The Spectranetics Corporation, a publicly-held manufacturer of medical devices marketed worldwide.  During his tenure at Spectranetics (also based in Colorado Springs), Chris was responsible for leading the building of an accounting/reporting team commensurate with revenue growth from $38M in 2005 to $270M in 2016. He also participated in due diligence for multiple acquisitions as well as three public debt/equity raises.

Chris’ other significant experience includes 10 years (1988-1998) with Lam Research Corporation in Fremont, CA, a publicly-held equipment supplier to the global semiconductor manufacturing industry with revenue of over $1 billion.  He held a number of finance and accounting positions there, including Director of Corporate Accounting.   Chris began his career at the international CPA firm of Ernst & Whinney (now Ernst & Young) from 1982-1988.