Chris retired from full-time corporate service in 2017, after 50 years in the aviation industry working with TWA, Northwest Airlines, US Airways, and Triumph Precision Castings.
From 2005-2015, he was Chairman & CEO of TeamSAI Consulting. Following 10 years of steady growth with TeamSAI, the company was acquired by Oliver Wyman and merged with the CAVOK Group. This transaction brought together two of the largest and most capable consulting and technical advisory firms in aviation, creating a powerhouse of over 130 dedicated, full-time consultants and specialists who assist airlines, MRO providers, lessors, investors, airports and other stakeholders on mission critical issues surrounding certification, safety and operational performance, execution and investment.
On his retirement, he was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from Aviation Week & Space Technology for his contribution to the industry.