A Unique and Innovative Culture

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At Calspan, we promote an environment that empowers employees and encourages innovation. Our management team enables a strong sense of teamwork with each endeavor, where successes are shared and lessons are learned. The company’s talent brand, “Be Calspan”, incorporates our company values to Be Inclusive, Accountable and Innovative and our commitment to drive every individual to - Be Developed, Be Balanced, Be Connected, Be Community and Be Recognized. Our culture promotes a positive atmosphere and competitive can-do method of action. There is a pride and a sense of ownership engrained in each of our employees with every task set before them.

Our Core Values

At Calspan, we do whatever it takes to ensure our customer is satisfied. The fabric of our culture is also reflected in our three company values: Be Inclusive, Be Accountable and Be Innovative. Employees understand what is expected of them and focus on achieving individual goals and facilitating team success. We work hard, and once we’ve achieved our goal, we also celebrate success.

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At the core of our culture is teamwork and collaboration which builds trust, loyalty and enthusiasm. We strive for transparency and timely communication internally and externally with our customers. We know the best ideas are usually the result of great minds working together for achieving mission success.



Following through on commitments is how we take accountability seriously.  We listen with a sincere intent to understand our customer needs and speak with candor and transparency. We are objective, truthful, and accurate in all that we do and we will demonstrate a rigorous work ethic that achieves measured results.

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“How can this be done better?” Asking that question is just one of the ways innovation is defined at Calspan. We seek to expand our skills and abilities by encouraging input from everyone, questioning assumptions, validating them with facts and taking managed risks to expand our knowledge, business, and technologies

Our Five Tenents

We have developed a unique and innovative culture at Calspan based on the five tenets of our employee value proposition: Be Connected, Be Developed, Be Balanced, Be Community and Be Recognized. By stimulating a positive environment, embracing our values and recognizing employee contributions, we enjoy collective success.

Be Connected means:

  • Focusing on internal communication
  • Openly sharing information
  • Timely sharing of information
  • Sharing across all business units
  • Sharing information in a transparent / open forum

Be Connected

Be Developed means:

  • Employees focusing on what they do and how they do it, along with what and how they can perform better
  • Working on minimizing the effect of gap areas and strengthening talent areas
  • Supporting employee’s desire to grow and increasing their abilities to contribute

Be Developed

Be Balanced means:

  • Time balance
  • Wellness balance
  • Activity balance

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Be Recognized means:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive benefit offerings
  • Recognition programs
  • Promotional opportunities
  • Reward programs

Be Recognized

Be Community means:

  • Providing opportunities for employees to give back to their communities
  • Leveraging the benefits of a group of employees to be good citizens and supportive of our neighbors
  • Remaining committed to being responsible corporate citizens

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