Christopher Gross is a skilled Aerospace and Defense leader with a proven experience in developing and executing strategic partnerships with government and military customers, and OEM Partners, globally.
Prior to joining our company, Chris served as the Senior Director of Program Management & interim General Manager of AAR’s OEM Solutions-Government business. During his tenure, he was a key member of the leadership team who led the business to transformational growth and record operational and financial benchmarks.
His background includes senior leadership positions in Program Management, Government Contracting, and Government Relations; including positions with AAR CORP, Northrop Grumman, and Navistar Defense. Chris has been a featured speaker at Government Contracting conferences, and is an active member of NCMA and AIA, where he has served in multiple leadership positions.
Chris holds a B.A. in History from Northern Illinois University and was the 2015 Honor Graduate of NCMA’s Leadership and Development Program. Chris started his career as a non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Marine Corps where he served with 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion.