Meet Katie Yerdon
In her role as Division Controller supporting Raven Engineered Films, Katie Yerdon uses math frequently as she helps solve accounting challenges. She enjoys learning about different areas of Raven while improving processes.
Meet Milagros Belmares
Milagros Belmares has always enjoyed hands-on work and thinking of multiple ways to overcome challenges. Today, she's a Quality Engineer on our team that creates giant stratospheric balloons for NASA.
Meet Stacie Schroder
Stacie started at Raven as a temporary team member with a goal. Today, she is a manager of a production team, and continues to improve in leadership excellence. Read more about her diligence in her STEM career.
Meet Melanie Tatge
After starting her career in banking, Melanie's love for math and problem solving ultimately brought her to STEM. As a Planning and Inventory Control Manager, Melanie uses math to make informed inventory decisions.
Meet Pam Riedlinger
As a Process Development Specialist, Pam uses STEM skills to break down complex production processes — helping our teams consistently produce high-quality balloons.
Meet Erin Vander Werff
As a Quality Engineer for Raven Engineered Films, Erin sets up processes, specifications, and integrations for our ERP system. Her advice to aspiring Women in STEM? Don't give up when you fail.
Meet Emily Wegner
Emily is an Industrial Engineering Supervisor for Raven Aerostar. She has been interested in STEM since her Girl Scout days. She continues to be an advocate for Women in STEM, participating as a panelist in the 2019 South Dakota School of Mines & Technology WiSE Forum.
Meet Ellen Arens
Ellen leads the Software Test Team for Raven Applied Technology. Driven to solve challenges, Ellen uses both her determination and diverse STEM skills to manage software development.
Meet Sarah Waltner
Sarah started at Raven as an engineer. Today, she serves as General Manager for Raven Applied Technology. Problem-solving and achieving excellence through teamwork are her favorite aspects of her role as a business leader.