Ensign Power Systems Inc …. High Reliability Custom Power Supplies


Dan Danowski

Dan Danowski  -  President

Education and Certifications:  Bachelor of Science Engineering, Master of Business Administration, Certified Quality Engineer, Six-Sigma Black Belt

Current Position: President of Company responsible for General Management, Quality, Operations and Marketing.

Relevant Experience:  17 years experience in Automotive Product Engineering, Marketing and General Management. 9 additional years experience in Medical Manufacturing Engineering and General Management. 8 additional years experience in Electronic Manufacturing and General Management.  Dan is named as inventor on 7 US Patents.

Larry Choate  -  Vice-President, Mechanical Engineer

Education:  Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Master of Engineering/Mechanical Engineering.

Current Position: Vice-President, responsible for Finance and Human Resources and Lead Mechanical Engineer.

Relevant Experience:  Prior to Co Founding Ensign Power Systems in 1995 Larry attained 17 years experience in Mechanical Engineering Design.  He now has 34 years experience with 17 of those shared with Finance and Human Resources.  Registered in Colorado as a Professional Engineer and has served as President of the local chapter of ASME.

Larry Choate
Dave McMurtrey

Dave McMurtrey  -  Vice-President of Engineering, Mechanical Engineer

Education:  Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering, Master of Mechanical Engineering

Current Position: Vice-President of Engineering, responsible for research and new product designs.

Relevant Experience:  27 years of experience in the high-tech, disc-drive industry. Responsibilities included Product Design and Engineering Management.  Dave is named as inventor on 10 US Patents.

Blain Ross  -  Senior Electrical Engineer

Education:  Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering

Current Position:  Lead Electrical Engineer responsible for product architecture, power system and magnetic component design, test, qualification, and field support.

Relevant Experience:

Mr. Ross has worked for 23 years in the power supply electronics field.  Starting at StorageTek, he designed data center power systems for large scale storage devices.  After 11 years at StorageTek, he designed high-density DC/DC converters at Celestica Inc. for 2 years.

Blaine Ross

Patrick Barrett

Patrick Barrett  -  Materials Manager/ IT Manager

Current Position: Manager of Materials and IT.  Responsible for MRP, Planning, Procurement and Inventory Management.   Provides  IT Management and Support for PC and Server Systems.

Relevant Experience:  Patrick has over 30 years experience in Materials, Cost Accounting, Tech Support and IT Operations.


Brian Kenar  -  Production Manager

Education: Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering

Current Position: Production Manager responsible for managing at all phases of the production of our products including manufacture, ensuring that testing and quality standards are met, shipping of products, maintenance and repair, and safety.

Relevant Experience: Brian has 19 years of experience in Manufacturing and Project Management.


Brian Kenar

Dave Sauer

Dave Sauer  -  Senior Mechanical Designer

Current Position: Senior Mechanical Designer and is responsible for Product Design and Documentation.

Relevant Experience: Dave has over 42 years of experience in Development and Product Engineering and Engineering Management.