Chris grew up in an Air Force family, daughter of an A&P mechanic. She attended Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and earned a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management. Upon graduation, she served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Micronesia, working with small business owners in developing inventory and accounting systems. Upon returning home, she earned an MBA at ERAU and remains actively involved with her alma mater through advocacy for the Charles E. Otis Endowed Scholarship.
Chris joined OGARAJETS in 1990. She has served in varying roles over the past 30 years, including market research, database management, advertising and client development. Her current area of responsibility is project management, with a focus on client satisfaction and team efficiency. She is a self-described multi-tasker, results-driven, and stickler for the details.
Chris has a passion for education, and invests her time supporting scholarship and mentoring initiatives for aviation students worldwide. She currently chairs the Scholarship Committee for the International Aviation Women’s Association.
Chris is married to Garrett Ison, Program Manager for Delta Air Lines.