Christopher M. Garcia serves as an Assistant Professor, instructor and the Program Coordinator for the MS Information Technology Management and the MS Information Assurance degree programs. Prior to his Regis faculty appointment, Mr. Garcia served for 40 years as a certificated command pilot, flight instructor, mainframe automation programmer, and as a career air traffic control tower and RADAR specialist with the Federal Aviation Administration. Retiring from 35 years of civil service as the Chief Information Security Officer and the Director of the US Department of Transportation Security Operations Center of Excellence, Mr. Garcia is a graduate of Regis University, Vanderbilt University, Villanova University, Brookings Institution, and Valley Forge Military College where he completed studies in information technology management, executive management, political science and humanities, leadership and military sciences.