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Raymond Milton Mac Donald Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Mac Donald has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the engineering industry

He develops and implements materials for rescue beacons and electricity-saving power strips, making his products more accessible and affordable for those seeking personal safety devices.

    INCLINE VILLAGE, NV, March 07, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Raymond Milton Mac Donald with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Mac Donald celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

The owner and chief executive officer of Sierra Synergistics, LLC, since 2010, Mr. Mac Donald has accrued more than 30 years of professional excellence in the fields of engineering and economics. In his current position, he develops and implements materials for rescue beacons and electricity-saving power strips, making his products more accessible and affordable for those seeking personal safety devices. Prior to his current appointment, Mr. Mac Donald served as an electronics engineer for the U.S. Department of the Navy from 2007 to 2010, a pilot and flight engineer for Delta Airlines from 1991 to 2000, and both a pilot and flight engineer for Pan American World Airways from 1985 to 1991. In addition, Mr. Mac Donald spent a brief period of time teaching as an adjunct professor of economics at Southern Lake Tahoe Community College in 2001.

In preparation for his illustrious career, Mr. Mac Donald sought a formal education, first obtaining a Bachelor of Science in general studies from the University of Rochester in 1963. Thereafter, he lent his service to the U.S. Navy, serving in Vietnam between 1963 and 1968. He subsequently earned a Master of Business Administration from Florida International University in 1983, followed by a Master of Arts in economics from the University of Nevada, Reno, in 2002. Mr. Mac Donald completed his education with a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno, in 2007.

A longtime member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Mr. Mac Donald has authored several papers pertaining to his areas of expertise, including "Capitalization can be Optimized, Socialism Can Not be Optimized" and "Determination of how the three dimensional position, the course line and possibly the speed of a signal source can be determined by the detection of a single signal from that source," which was subsequently copyrighted. He has additionally developed patents for such devices as a linear induction generator and an electrical savings method that would reduce the cost of electricity by 30 percent.

Throughout the duration of his impressive career, Mr. Mac Donald has further earned several accolades in recognition of his exceptional contributions to his military service. He has been the recipient of the Decorated Vietnam Service Medal and the Vietnam Campaign Medal from the U.S. Navy, as well as two Air Medals from the U.S. Navy. However, the highlight of his career was when he engaged hostile aircrafts in combat during the Vietnam War, thereby successfully out-maneuvering enemy forces and saving the lives of his crewmembers.

Attributing his success to his thesis advisor in economics, Dr. Mark Pingle, Mr. Mac Donald delved into the field of engineering as a result of his proficiency in mathematics and desire to implement his skills on a regular basis. Throughout his career, he has continuously learned the importance of being ambitious, passionate, and willing to help others. An avid fan of swimming, Mr. Mac Donald looks toward the future and aspires to continue evolving Sierra Synergistics, LLC, in the forthcoming years. Notably, he has been inducted into several editions of Who's Who in America and the 12th edition of Who's Who in Science and Engineering for his outstanding accomplishments.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Raymond Milton Mac Donald has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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