Mr. Beveridge (Jim) was born in Illinois, where he grew up. He is an Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineer with over 40 years of experience in a variety of domains. In Illinois, he worked in the transportation and heavy equipment manufacturing domains.
He moved to Huntsville in 1983 to support the Space Program, working with New Technology, Inc. This included supporting development of command and control and crew training systems for programs such as Shuttle, Spacelab, and Space Station. He founded QTEC in 1998.
Mr. Beveridge has held increasingly responsible management positions in the Department of Transportation, Fiat-Allis North America, New Technology, and at QTEC, where he is the former President and CEO. Currently, he provides subject matter expertise in systems engineering, specialty engineering, and programmatic support to civil space, military, and commercial customers.
Mr. Beveridge has received several professional awards and recognitions to include the 2015 MSFC Directors Commendation Honor Award. He has been providing engineering support to MSFC for more than 30 years. He is a former technical chair and long-standing member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and belongs to the National Society of Professional Engineers.
He is married to Connie, the father of three (daughters), and the grandfather of six.