Chris R. Stricklin is a combat-proven leader, mentor, author, speaker and coach integrating the fields of dynamic #Leadership, followership, negotiations, positive change, public relations, public speaking and complex organizational change as a business strategist. His unique experience as a U.S.A.F. #Thunderbird Solo coupled with Pentagon-level management of critical Air Force resources valued at $840B, multiple N.A.T.O. assignments, White House and DARPA fellowships, and command-experience in the United States Air Force allow his unique synthesis of speaking, following, leading, management, negotiations, continuous improvement and positive change. Chris is also a Certified Manager with degrees in Economics, Financial Planning, Strategic Studies and Operational Art and Science. He authored a negotiation primer subsequently published and adopted as required Air Force Pentagon new action officer orientation. He and his wife, Terri, have 4 children.