Bridget Rakestraw

June 27, 2019 – We are pleased to announce that Dr. Bridgett Rakestraw has joined CPI/Lubrizol as part of the Strategic Research and Innovation Group in North America as a Formulation Scientist Lead for CPI Engineering. Bridgett will be responsible for managing projects that are part of the refrigeration lubricant portfolio.  Her work will involve understanding the market technical needs to develop formulations and test plans to drive new product innovation for customers.

Bridgett holds a bachelor’s degree from Ball State University and a Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati and has been previously employed at BASF as a Senior Research Scientist in the Fuel and Lubricant Solutions Group developing antioxidants for the lubricant industry.