Rick Raymond is an aircraft maintenance professional with over four decades of experience that began in the U.S. Marine Corps. Following his distinguished military service, he worked in business and general aviation as an Avionics Technician and A&P Mechanic for Kaiser Air before joining Aviation Methods/TAG Aviation as a Maintenance Manager in various roles.
He further gained substantial expertise serving as a trusted advisor to aircraft owners and operators in previous roles as Senior Regional Sales Manager with Gulfstream Aerospace customer support covering the Pacific Northwest and Northern California, and most recently as VP Technical Consulting with an industry broker.
Rick earned his B.S. degree in Aeronautical Science and A.S. degree in Aircraft Maintenance from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and holds a FAA-certified Airframe and Powerplant mechanic’s license.
He currently resides in Olalla, Washington with his wife Barbara of 40+ years. In his free time, Rick enjoys riding bicycles and competing in master’s category mountain bike, gravel, and cyclocross racing events.