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Focusing on the wellness of mind, body, and spirit, our enduring value of Peak Performance inspires our team members to be our best. Travis Anderson, Raven Aerostar Project Manager II, sets a prime example within his Raven network, challenging himself in all three areas and encouraging his teammates to do the same. Congratulations, Travis, for being named May's Team Member Spotlight winner!

Annjeanel Marshall, Production Supervisor, is January’s Team Member Spotlight winner! Annjeanel demonstrates a passion and dedication for quality in her work. She is a first responder to manufacturing deficiencies, taking the time to audit and verify that the desired level of craftsmanship is present throughout all stages of manufacturing. Her commitment to quality showed this past summer, as she worked many early-morning hours to help ​meet key deadlines for our customers.

Congratulations to Rich Schmit, Engineering Technician, for being named December's Team Member Spotlight winner! Rich played a key role in starting up automation capabilities for Raven Aerostar’s newest production line in Madison, building the Individual Equipment Carrier (IEC) Bag. He continues to seek feedback to improve the machines, removing a lot of human error in complex manufacturing processes.

This summer, Raven Aerostar launched a Thunderhead 400 balloon with some new faces in the audience. A number of Raven interns from various divisions and disciplines were able to watch the balloon take flight, making it the first launch seen by many of them. Read more about our interns' experiences of this launch, including some unique perspectives from the interns themselves.

Congratulations to Sonya Vander Wolde, Administrative Assistant, for being named June’s Team Member Spotlight winner! Sonya is always willing to lend a hand wherever and whenever she is needed, and she recently stepped up to help in a big way.