About Us

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Our Values

Here at ACS, we have done away with the passive development ideal of “good enough” software. We live with the expectation of a greater reward because we affect the lives of our customers in a positive way and accept responsibility for perfect accuracy. We are strong believers that happy employees are better equipped to serve our clients so we provide an atmosphere where our team can thrive.

Curt Landreth

Curt Landreth

Curt founded Advanced Control Systems in 1992. He is a hands-on manager who is involved on all aspects of ACS's business and he has an expert level knowledge in PLC and HMI programming.

Steve Thomsen

Steve Thomsen

Steve is a Principal Partner and V.P. of Engineering at ACS. He has 29 years of experience in system controls and automation, and has worked with everything from B1 Bombers to water districts.

Deanne Landreth

Deanne Landreth

Deanne handles all of the invoicing, bookkeeping, taxes, and payroll functions of ACS. Her role as Finance and Office Administrator is well earned. She keeps the gears of ACS moving.

Rick Patton

Rick Patton

Rick is the Director of Marketing and Sales. With over 20 years in the technical marketing and sales profession, he enjoys helping clients and working with them to achieve mutual success.

Nathan Landreth

Nathan Landreth

Nathan is the Logistics and Inside Sales Manager, He's responsible for project scheduling and other goings on in the office. A lifelong student of business and leadership principles, he is uniquely prepared for his role.

John Nichols

John Nichols

John is the Product Manager for Carefree and WaterMaster. He’s a software industry veteran with 30-plus years bringing successful manufacturing and process automation solutions to market.