AERA would like to announce the promotion of Steve Fox to operations manager. Steve has taken over this new responsibility and leads the AERA staff at AERA headquarters in Crystal Lake, Illinois. He will continue to assist the AERA technical staff and be a key development person in AERA's engine specification software, PROSIS PRO. Steve has an associate degree from Northwood University in Midland, Michigan and has worked for AERA since 1996. He has over 28 years of engine building experience, is an ASE certified Master Machinist and an AERA Certified Machinist. Steve also races NHRA SuperComp series where he pilots a 565 cubic inch Big Block Chevy dragster. Steve is married to Eva Fox and has two children, Andrew and Haley.