From left to right: Scott Hopkins, Andrew Sand, Virginia Provost, Andrew Heafitz, Will Etheridge, Stephen Szabo, Marc Stiller, Samuel Schweighart, Richard Gersh (front), Nick Tucker (back), Istvan Hauer, William Slager, Jerry DeChrisoforo, David Harris, Simon Metcalf, Anna Mracek Dietrich
, John Telfeyan, Vanessa Blakeley, Stephen Laughlin, Carl Dietrich, Mark Corriere.
Carl Dietrich, Anna Mracek Dietrich
and Samuel Schweighart, three of Terrafugia
's founders, have brought together a world-class team to bring the Transition® to fruition and build Terrafugia.
Anna Mracek Dietrich
Terrafugia's Chief Operating Officer (COO), Co-Founder, received her Bachelors and Masters degrees from the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT.
With experience at both GE Aviation and Boeing Phantom works, Anna
brings project management expertise to the Transition® development effort.
was named one of the Boston area's top 15 Innovators by the Boston Globe
, was one of the 10 women selected for the 6th annual Mass High Tech Women to Watch Award, and has been recognized by Engineers Week New England with their anual Achievement Award.
Anna is active in the ASTM industry standards committees that work to write requirements for both Light Sport and General Aviation Aircraft and serves on the Board of Directors of Women in Aviation International (WAI).
She has also spoken at TED Global and is a private pilot.