With more than 40 years in product-compliance leadership, Ray Klouda is in close touch with the industry’s needs. Active in the IEEE, SAE, ACIL, and more, Ray and the leadership team at Elite are at the forefront of product compliance.
Ray Klouda has been active in the related fields of Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) and RF shielding design since 1979. He leads through experience in Military and Commercial EMC specifications, including MIL-STD-461, RTCA DO-160, FCC Regulations, ISED Canada Regulations, CE Mark Testing and International compliance including CISPR and IEC/ISO specifications. As a technical reviewer, he assesses and approves radio devices under the FCC Telecommunication Certification Body program. In addition, he leads the team responsible for the administration of Elite’s ISO 17025 quality system and ISO 17065 certification systems. He is an iNARTE Certified EMC Engineer and a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois. He is an active member of the IEEE EMC Society and the Membership Officer for the Chicago Chapter. Mr. Klouda received his Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana B.S.E.E. (1981). Ray has been with Elite since 1979.