Chris Thomas graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 2010 where he played four years of football and received a B.S. in Management. He joined the Air Force as a Finance Officer and Served in various positions including: football coach, financial services flight commander, and Cost Analyst. He completed one deployment to Afghanistan where he was a budget officer and a liaison to the Afghanistan Ministry of Defense Budget. He plans to begin his post military career in the fall of 2018 as a JD/MBA candidate at Northwestern University in Chicago.