Portrait of Howard N Stewart

Howard N Stewart

President & Chief Executive Officer

Howard N. Stewart is the President/CEO of Ascension Wheelchair Lift’s parent company, AGM Container Controls Inc., a Tucson-based company supplying the aerospace and defense industry. In addition to his leadership of AGM, Stewart is also responsible for directing Ascension.

Howard actively contributes to various civic non-profits, including chairing the United Way’s annual Giving Campaign and serving on the Southern Arizona Leadership Council. He is also a long-term mentor for the Emerging Leadership Council.

In 2021, Howard was named “Arizona’s Transformational Leader of the Year” for his cutting-edge tuition assistance model, motivating up to 27% of AGM’s and Ascension’s workforce to attend college annually.

Previously, he was named Southern Arizona’s CEO of the Year and AGM was recognized as “America’s Best Small Business of the Year” by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in 2009.

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