Thaddeus Shrader – Owner / CEO

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Thaddeus is a retired airline captain and holds a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the prestigious Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He has always had a passion for creating new mechanisms and finding inventive solutions to complex problems, which have paved the way for Bonsai’s continued success.

His founding of Bonsai Design’s Research & Development department has led to numerous advancements in the Aerial Adventure field. Every new product goes through his rigorous vetting process from chalkboard to 3D printer and fabricator. This has led to increased safety and productivity in each project.

Thaddeus is very active in the industry and has helped states develop legislation for managing the design, construction, and training of Aerial Adventure Parks worldwide.