Chris Throgmorton holds an Associate degree from AshfordUniversity, and is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business at ArizonaStateUniversity’s Tempe campus. Mr. Throgmorton’s studies have complemented the supervisory experience he gained as a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps, and as a member of the California Highway Patrol. Chris Throgmorton served as a Marine for four years, during which time he was assigned to the MunitionsWorkCenter in Yuma, Arizona. During his service, Mr. Throgmorton managed the daily activities of up to 11 fellow Marines, supervising their work in assembling, disassembling, transporting, and storing munitions used by Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 13 and Marine Fighter Training Squadron 401. In addition, he trained over 70 Marines of both higher and lower rank, who were part of the Ordnance Department. Through his managerial efforts his team processed countless tons of explosives without incident and, during the MCAS Yuma Explosives Safety Audit, was the only unit on the base found to have no discrepancies. As a member of the California Highway Patrol (CHP), Chris Throgmorton served the state of California for nine years, holding a variety of roles within the agency. As Officer-in-Charge, he supervised CHP’s handling of vehicular incidents. He also served as an Equal Opportunity Counselor, a Public Information Officer, and a Vehicle Theft Investigator. As a Vehicle Theft Investigator, Mr. Throgmorton earned recognition as a regional expert on fighting organized theft rings and on identifying stolen classic vehicles. Mr. Throgmorton trained other officers in his area of expertise through the Vehicle Theft Investigation course, part of the Commission of Peace Officer Standards and Training.