Chris joined Aero-Flite in 2021 after 26 years of leadership positions within both civil and military aviation and aerospace organizations. He spent more than 13 years at General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. and held various roles in engineering, program management, and aviation safety. Chris was most recently the Senior Director of Operations, managing all worldwide unmanned aircraft operations across the line of GA-ASI products and customers. Prior to General Atomics, Chris served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a combat experienced F-18 Instructor Pilot, Landing Signal Officer (LSO), and Forward Air Controller (FAC). He is also a graduate of Naval Fighter Weapons School (TopGun).