Mr. Rykhus became the company's President and Chief Executive Officer in 2010. He joined Raven in 1990 as an intern while earning his MBA from Colorado State University. Rykhus served as General Manager of the Applied Technology Division from 1998 through 2009, and served as Executive Vice President from 2004 through 2010. During his tenure as CEO, the company has developed numerous products that are helping Raven solve great challenges.
She is responsible for Mortenson’s global finance, accounting, treasury, planning, and information technology functions, and serves on the company’s investment, risk management, properties, compliance and development committees.
Prior to joining Mortenson, Lois was the CFO of Ceridian Corporation, a leading Human Capital Management cloud based software developer and provider. Before her role at Ceridian, Lois held CFO roles at Capella Education Company and Deluxe Corporation. In these organizations, she led and oversaw significant strategic transformations, unprecedented growth and scaling of infrastructures, capital restructurings, IPOs, along with mergers, acquisitions & divestitures.
Lois, a graduate of Augustana University, has served on the boards of various for-profit and not-for-profit organizations over her career. She is currently serving on the board of directors of Donnelley Financial Services (NYSE: DFIN), Stratacor/Delta Dental of MN, and Augustana University.
Lois is affiliated with the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), Women Corporate Directors (WCD), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA), and Financial Executives International (FEI). Ms. Martin’s background in finance, along with her strategic business and public governance experience, makes her a strong fit for the Raven board.
Ms. Holloway currently serves on the boards of Cortex Innovation Community, Nine Network of Public Media, St. Louis Regional Chamber, United Way of Greater St. Louis, and is a member of Washington University School of Engineering & Applied Science National Council. Ms. Holloway is an accomplished executive who brings valuable business and organizational leadership perspective and insight to the Board.