About

Christopher M. Broyhill, Ph.D., CAM

Chris Broyhill

Dr. Chris Broyhill is an industry veteran with almost 40 years in aviation. After graduating from the United States Air Force Academy, Chris served with distinction for over 20 years in the Air Force and flew multiple aircraft including the A-10 and F-16. Chris was an outstanding graduate of the USAF’s prestigious Fighter Weapons School and held multiple leadership positions at the squadron and wing levels throughout his career.

Upon retirement from the USAF, Chris chose a career in business aviation that has lasted nearly twenty years. He has flown multiple aircraft and has been a Chief Pilot and Director of Operations under 14 C.F.R. Part 135 and Chief Pilot and Director of Aviation for two Fortune 100 companies operating under 14 C.F.R. Part 91. Chris has held senior leadership positions at consulting and aircraft management companies and has built a consulting practice that focuses on leadership, retention, and compensation. He maintains currency in the Dassault Falcon 7/8X.

As a result of the multiple research projects Chris has led for the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), and the retention and compensation analyses he has performed for over 30 flight operations in the United States, he has become one of the industry’s most recognized authorities on retention and compensation. He is the inventor of the AirComp CalculatorTM, the industry’s only online compensation analysis system. 

Chris holds a B.S. in computer science from the Air Force Academy, an M.A. in National Security Studies from California State University at San Bernardino, and a Ph.D. in Aviation from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He is an established author with six novels, a non-fiction leadership book, multiple aviation periodical articles, and a Ph.D. dissertation to his credit. 

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