The Space Foundation has promoted Art Ratkewicz to vice president – operations, from his previous position as senior director – operations, effective immediately.
His new responsibilities include facilities administration for all Space Foundation locations, including its world headquarters and Space Foundation Visitors Center in Colorado Springs. He also oversees customer service, information technology systems and support and all logistical aspects of Space Foundation events, including the annual National Space Symposium.
“Art brings a wealth of industry, military and Space Foundation experience to this position, including managing construction and logistics for our Visitors Center,” said Space Foundation President Chuck Zimkas. “His strong leadership and commitment to customer service are assets to our organization.”