Rick Raczak is an engineering specialist in the Electric Power Division of Caterpillar’s Energy and Transportation Group. Rick currently oversees the stationary battery, and electrical services business development worldwide of the Caterpillar dealer service network. He has been with Caterpillar for 10 years and is a member of the IEEE, including membership in the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) and IEEE Standards Association (SA). Rick has a BSEE, is a journeyman wireman, and licensed professional engineer in multiple states. He serves as the chairman of the IEEE 2685 working group Recommended Practice for Energy Storage for Stationary Engine-Starting Systems.