HUNTSVILLE, AL – PeopleTec is proud to announce the promotion of Mr. Richard Crabtree to Director. Mr. Crabtree is a critical subject matter expert for several of our customers, including the US Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) Project Office (PO) and the Aviation Turbine Engines (ATE) PO. He is a Senior Army Aviator with 2,450 accident-free flight hours in the AH-64D/E Apache Helicopter, 1,200 of which were in combat over Iraq and Afghanistan. Mr. Crabtree’s expert knowledge of the AH-64D/E Apache and other aviation platforms makes him a valued employee-owner. He will continue to provide support, including technical expertise, to his customers while pursuing company growth in the US Army Aviation industry.
Mr. Crabtree joined PeopleTec in January 2017 and oversees all aspects of our support for the FARA Project Office, Future Long Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) PO, ATE PO, and the Utility Helicopter PO. Mr. Crabtree has 23 years of experience in Army leadership, aviation maintenance management, new equipment integration, and aviation training and evaluation. He graduated with a BS from Excelsior College, where he focused on Aeronautical and Aviation studies, and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).