When you think of innovation at Raven, it's easy to point to the products and services that solve great challenges around the world. It doesn't stop there, however: brilliant ideas require brilliant minds. Our professional team members are the ones who serve our diversified businesses in a variety of functions, including:
- Marketing our unique solutions to the needs of our niche markets and customers
- Ensuring ethical financial business practices
- Securing our supply chain
- Managing our information systems
- Analyzing corporate development opportunities
Developing Business Leadership Excellence
It is my vision that we will become the best in our markets at developing excellence in business leadership."— Dan Rykhus, President & CEO
As an employer, we believe it is our responsibility to help our team members find opportunities for continuous improvement and ongoing success. As we Solve Great Challenges near and afar, we have a high need for dynamic and successful leaders to carry out the expansion of our business. We boldly continue to invest in developing business leaders in many ways.
THRIVE | Raven. Business. Leadership.
We believe that everyone has the potential to thrive, and we are very focused on building exceptional Raven Business Leaders. To meet this great need, Raven designed a system that allows our teams, businesses, and leaders to thrive. When something thrives, it prospers, develops vigorously, and flourishes. This is what we want for our leaders — and for our business. Using several modes of development, THRIVE is designed to leverage our company’s strong culture, clear set of values, and strategy for growth.
Learn more about THRIVE on our Career Development page.
Diversity of Opportunities
At Raven, our business model is our platform for success. We serve a set of diversified markets, encouraging continued advancements in each market we serve. We intentionally serve market segments with strong growth prospects in both the near and long term.
This unique business model provides our professional team members with the ability to experience a diversity of perspectives as they continue to develop. Each business unit reaches a widespread network of customers, perspectives, and stakeholders. Our experiential learning opportunities — which often involve working in unfamiliar business territory — capitalize on this, providing a one-of-a-kind on-the-job leadership development experience.
Career Growth Connections
In addition to THRIVE and experiential learning opportunities within the organization, Raven also offers connections to external leadership development opportunities. This covers everything from formal to informal education:
- Education assistance and tuition reimbursement for graduate and undergraduate studies
- Connections to leadership development programs, including Leadership South Dakota
- Access to LinkedIn Learning, eCornell, Dale Carnegie Leadership Training, and more
- Raven Ambassador Program
- Peak Time — 12 hours per calendar year to explore stretch activities
Reach Your Full Potential at Raven
Peak Performance, our commitment to be our best, is one of our competitive advantages in both the marketplace and the workplace. These resources are in place to help you achieve your personal Peak Performance and thrive in your career at Raven.
Grow your career in a professional role, and discover the impact your service, knowledge, and experience will have on Raven.