A History of Commitment

Auxano Environmental Joins ASC Group

In January 2021, ASC Group, Inc. merges with Auxano Environmental LLC, with founder Nichole Lashley as partner. ASC Group founders Shaune Skinner, and Elsie Immel-Blei, along with Auxano founder, Nichole Lashley.

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David Klinge and Hylton Hobday Become Partners

Beginning January 1, 2021, David Klinge and Hylton Hobday became partners with Shaune and Elsie.


Kentucky Office Reopens

The Kentucky office reopens in August 2019.


Celebrating 30 Years of Archeological, Cultural & Environment Excellence

ASC Group celebrated its 30th Anniversary on April 1, 2016. US Representative David Leland was in attendance to present owners Shaune Skinner and Elsie Immel-Blei with a certificate from the state acknowledging this milestone achievement. Employees, clients, former staff, and friends celebrated with an open house and cookout at the headquarters in Columbus, Ohio.


Michigan Office Opens

ASC Group’s midwest office locations increases to 7.


Growth Prompts Columbus Expansion

ASC Group, Inc moves to 800 Freeway Drive, Suite 101, Columbus to increase space to 10,000 square feet. Our new office at Freeway Drive in Columbus Ohio is home to Archaeologists, Architectural Historians, Ecologists, and Environmental Scientists, as well as a number of wild animals including coyotes, ducks, geese, peafowl, and deer. Here, our new artifact analysis laboratory.


Milton, WV, Office Adds Paleoethnobotany

The Milton West Virginia office opens in 2007 and adds an additional service line–Paleoethnobotany. Here, Dr. Annette Ericksen conducts flotation to recover ancient seeds.


ASC Group Celebrates 20 Years

Elsie and Shaune celebrated 20 years in business in 2006. Here, Elsie and Shaune in front of old Indianola office during 20th year celebration.


Excavation for US Army Corps of Engineers

Excavation of the “big pit” at Leetsdale for the US Army Corps of Engineers near Pittsburgh in 2003.


More Services Added

Waterway permit, environmental site assessment and NEPA documentation services are added in 2000. Here, ASC collects soils during a Phase II ESA Survey.


Asbestos inspection of John Harris Bridge (I-83)

Asbestos inspection of John Harris Bridge (I-83) over the Susquehanna River in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.


Ecological & Wetland Survey Services Added

ASC Group, Inc. adds ecological and wetland survey services in 1998.


Pittsburgh Office Opens in 1998

Even before the opening of our Pittsburgh office in 1998, and the Harrisburg office in 2003, ASC Group conducted several large projects in Pennsylvania.


Indianapolis & Cleveland Offices Added

ASC’s Indiana office opened in 1997 to provide service to coal mining companies and INDOT. Our Cleveland office opened that same year because so many of our employees were from the Cleveland area.


10 Year Anniversary - Now ASC Group, Inc.

Celebrating 10 years in business, Archaeological Services Consultants formally changed our name to ASC Group, Inc. in 1996.


Full-time Architectural Historian

Our first full-time architectural historian was in hired June 1991.


Excavations at East Liverpool Pottery

In 1991 Archaeological Services Consultants was one of a team of archeological firms hired to conduct excavations at the East Liverpool pottery for ODOT. Here, our archaeologists are pictured inside a below-ground water reservoir at the Sebring Pottery site in East Liverpool, Ohio.


Growth Requires a Move

As we continued to grow in jobs and employees, we needed more space and moved to 4620 Indianola Ave. in 1990. This second office included 4,900 square feet.


Early Work for Coal Mining

Much of ASC’s early work was for coal mining companies who needed permits to conduct strip mining. Our first big client was Texas Eastern, which hired us to conduct archaeological surveys for replacement pipelines throughout Ohio, Kentucky, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. Here, ASC’s Oklahoma Crew is shown visiting the Spiro Mounds in 1990 during our survey work there.


First ASC Office

Elsie and Shaune worked out of their houses until later in 1987 when they moved to 3037 Indianola Ave. The first office included a total of 1,500 square feet.


Archaeological Services Consultants, Inc. is incorporated in the state of Ohio

Archaeological Services Consultants, Inc. is incorporated in the state of Ohio on April Fool’s Day 1986. Shaune Skinner, President and Secretary and Elsie Immel-Blei, Vice President and Treasurer. The original logo was designed by Oro Ray King.


Shaune Skinner and Elsie Immel-Blei leave the Ohio Historical Society

In January 1986 Shaune Skinner and Elsie Immel-Blei leave employment at the Ohio Historical Society in Columbus to form a private company.



Columbus, OH

(614) 268-2514

Tina Hartman Davis

800 Freeway Drive North
Suite 101
Columbus, OH

Cleveland, OH

(440) 845-7590

David Klinge

7123 Pearl Road
Suite 107
Middleburg Heights, OH

Cincinnati, OH

(937) 271-1226

Nichole Lashley

4555 Lake Forest Drive
Suite 650
Cincinnati, OH

Florence, KY

(859) 372-6780

Nichole Lashley

7310 Turfway Road
Suite 550
Florence, KY

Indianapolis, IN

(317) 915-9300

Cameron Berry

9376 Castlegate Drive

Indianapolis, IN

Harrisburg, PA

(717) 564-5705

Hylton Hobday

801 East Park Drive
Suite 102
Harrisburg, PA