Chris Crotty - Before joining the Brody family, Major Chris Crotty, USAF (Ret) finished his career as the Chief of the Instructional Division of F-15E formal training and as a F-15E Evaluator and Instructor Weapons Systems Officer (WSO) attached to the 333d Fighter Squadron at Seymour Johnson AFB, NC. As the Instructional Division Chief, he oversaw and standardized all Formal Training Unit (FTU) instruction and co-authored all course syllabi, training manuals, and syllabus related documents. In the air, simulator, and classroom, he evaluated and taught initial qualification students, requalification students, and instructor upgrades in the full spectrum of F-15E missions. Chris received his officer commission from the Air Force R.O.T.C. program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology. After multiple assignments, Chris delivered new combat capability in the form of enhanced weaponry and software to the F-15E as he led the F-15E Operational Test and Evaluation mission at Eglin Air Force Base, FL. Chris has deployed to the OIF/OEF theater numerous times flying combat missions, engaging in strategic planning, and serving as a diplomatic liaison. Chris earned his Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) and Certificate in Finance from East Carolina University in 2011. In 2012, Chris became Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt trained and led process improvement workshops in the Air Force. Furthermore, in 2013, Chris became a resiliency trainer, teaching Airmen the art of acquiring and maintaining resiliency. Chris has also been a repeat lecturer in the Operational Law course at the University of Virginia School of Law. In the local community, Chris volunteers in the public schools, giving career days, teaching science, and participating in junior science camps. Chris is also a soccer coach with Greenville’s Future Stars program and a volunteer firefighter with the Winterville Fire Department. Chris is married to Jennifer Crotty, and has two daughters, Samantha and Madeline.