ColeMarieAustin – Chief Executive Officer
Christopher D Perry, CEO
A native of Lake Arthur, Louisiana, Mr. Perry is the founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of COLE MARIE AUSTIN LLC. Mr. Perry is a key element in the success and growth that COLE MARIE AUSTIN LLC has achieved since its inception in 2007.
Mr. Perry holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical/Electronic Technology from McNeese State University, a Master of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering from New Mexico State University, and a Master of Arts Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.
His career began in 1981 as a young airman in the US Air Force where he served in various logistical assignments from Florida, Turkey and ending in Louisiana. He continued his military service after receiving his ROTC commission in 1988 and completing flight school along with the AH-1 Maintenance Test Pilot Course. Mr Perry’s aviation assignments sent him to Camp Stanley, Korea; Ft Wainwright, Alaska; and Ft Campbell, Kentucky performing duties from maintenance platoon leader to Company Command. Mr. Perry also held functional assignments as an Operations Research and Systems Analysis at White Sand Missile Range then transitioned to the Army Acquisition Corps where he was assigned to Redstone Arsenal as a small procurement specialist. Mr. Perry deployed to JTF-Bravo at Soto Cano AFB in Honduras as the Director of Contracting and the JTF-Horn of Africa at Camp Lemonier in Djibouti, Africa as the Administrative Contracting Officer. Mr. Perry completed his active Army career at DCMA Boeing Mesa as the Deputy Commander in 2005. Upon retiring Mr. Perry began work as a civil servant in the Aviation Engineering Directorate at Redstone Arsenal as the lead for Condition Based Maintenance. Mr Perry transitioned to supporting the Army’s Mi-17 program and deployed to Kabul, Afghanistan as the GFR and Engineering LNO. Mr. Perry left government service in 2007 and began COLE MARIE AUSTIN LLC.
Mr. Perry’s philosophy for COLE MARIE AUSTIN LLC is hard work, selfless service and dedication to doing what is right even when no one is looking. We were founded on these basic principles and believing that the customer deserves our best every time. The customer whether it is a commercial account or the most valuable resource our country has the American Soldier COLE MARIE AUSTIN LLC is the right choice each and every time.