Raisbeck promotes Chase and Lidstone

Raisbeck Engineering has promoted two within the company to executive positions: Tyler Chase, formerly the director of operations, is now the vice president of operations, overseeing all quality control, quality assurance, IT, facilities and PMA functions the company, while Gary Lidstone, previously the director of engineering, is now the vice president of engineering, and will lead the engineering group.

Chase started his tenure in the grassroots of Raisbeck in 1992, when he was responsible for all shipping, receiving and purchasing for the company. He later assisted with research and development projects, flight tests, national trade shows, and established initial relationships and contracts with all current vendors. He was promoted to purchasing manager in 1996, and director of quality assurance in 1999. In his most recent position as director of operations, he analyzed all operations within the facility to ensure productivity and logistics matched the company’s goals and objectives.

With nearly three decades of experience as a senior level engineer, Lidstone concentrated his career in the aviation industry after receiving his Bachelor of Science from Arizona State University. After graduating in 1980, he joined Garrett Turbine Engine Company as a propulsion engineer, then joined Boeing as a senior engineer. He’s also worked for Adroit Systems Inc., which was purchased by Pratt & Whitney in 2001.

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