We never forget. This all began with him. “Chief,” as those who know him call him, is David Baumert, patriarch of our family and founder of our family business. Beginning 40 years ago, Chief laid the foundation upon which we all stand. Today, retired yet somehow always working, Chief remains a sounding board and valued voice on all things.

The three-pronged leadership of AC Lightning Protection consists of Chief’s son, Tyler Baumert, and Chief’s sons-in-law, Steve Schwer and Rusty Smith. This is a family affair.

When asked about his proudest accomplishments, Chief began, “My 26 grandchildren…”

This tells you all you need to know.