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About Us

RIEtech Global, LLC (formerly Sagebrush Technology, Inc., est. 1991) is a US veteran-owned small business headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico that designs and manufactures electro-mechanical motion control systems.

With our new Advanced EO team, we are also developing advanced electro-optical systems in the intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) arena. This expansion in capabilities will enable us to design and produce custom real-time ATP and imaging solutions for a wide variety of commercial and military customers that require critical precision.

Our embedded systems engineering capabilities include:

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Meet Our Team

Rich Engstrom, President & CEO


Rich has 25+ years of hands-on management experience on complex projects in aerospace, defense, and the commercialization of national lab technology. He is experienced in Fortune 50 environments and back-of-napkin startups, bootstrapped ideas and venture-funded operations, and creating and turning around organizations. During a sabbatical from the technology world, he was on the management team that established the Valles Caldera National Preserve.

Before tackling the entrepreneurial world, Rich was a Captain in the U.S. Air Force and managed a portfolio of government satellite survivability research programs as part of the Strategic Defense Initiative.

He has an AAS in Electronics Engineering from Community College of the Air Force, a BSE in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Arizona, and an MBA in Finance from the University of New Mexico.

Rich is passionate about building companies, mentoring young entrepreneurs, cooking, traveling the world, and good wine.


Dave Low, Vice President


Dave joined RIEtech Global in 2009 as our CFO. He was promoted to Vice President in January 2014 and still serves as chief financial spokesperson for the organization. Prior to joining our team, Dave spent over 25 years helping various companies manage the challenges of rapid growth, strategic alignment, and profitability. When he’s not busy overseeing the organization and maintaining the bottom line, he enjoys spending time with family, playing guitar, and driving his race car.


David McCreery, Director of Quality & Contracts


David has been with the organization since 1999, in the early days of Sagebrush Technology. As the Director of Quality and Contracts, David McCreery is responsible for the management of RIEtech’s quality assurance programs, commercial and government contracts, and export compliance programs. David has over 30 years of engineering experience in design, system integration, program management, and business development. With over 15 years in the motion control industry, his product development experience includes medical, airborne, long-range surveillance, and maritime applications.


Jacqueline Reid, Director of Human Resources


Jacqueline Reid joined RIEtech in 2012 from business leadership roles including Owner, CFO, and Managing Director. She heads RIEtech’s Human Resource Department with a commitment to human regard. In the non-profit sector, Jacqueline is a founding member of FUSION Theatre Company: voted “One of the ten most promising emerging regional theatre companies in the US” by the American Theatre Wing, founder of the Tony Awards. She holds a BFA from the North Carolina School of the Arts and is an accomplished grant writer, fundraiser, and union negotiator. Her greatest accomplishment is her son Zach, an aerospace engineering student at Cal Poly (“Go Mustangs!”). A southern gal from Virginia, she loves fireflies, Fitzgerald, and getting the last word.

Meet Our Partner

Our strategic partner in the UK, Chess Dynamics, offers a comprehensive range of motion control products and servo equipment ideally suited for radar, communications, and electro-optical systems for land, maritime, and airborne applications. Partner

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