Colonel Christy Hobson, USAF
Lieutenant General David D. Halverson, USA(Ret), Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cypress International, is proud to announce that Colonel Christy Hobson, will join Cypress International, effective 8 January 2018. “Christy comes to us with over 28 years of extensive experience in defense acquisition leadership roles. Her demonstrated expertise in the disciplines of program management, test and evaluation, and systems engineering will be an excellent addition to the Cypress team. Christy’s recent assignment as Deputy Director of the Plans and Programs Directorate, Headquarters Air Force Research Laboratory, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH, will also be of tremendous value to our clients.”
Christy has also served as the Chief of Nuclear Systems Division & Senior Materiel Leader, Nuclear Capabilities Directorate, Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Kirtland AFB, NM; Chief of Staff, Aeronautical Systems Center (ASC), Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC), Wright-Patterson AFB, OH; Chief of Program Execution Group, Aeronautical Systems Center, Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC), Wright-Patterson AFB, OH; Deputy Director, F-15 System Group, ASC, AFMC Wright Patterson AFB. Additional experience includes assignments at US Strategic Command in J8 and the Commander’s Action Group; the National Reconnaissance Office; USAF Legislative Affairs office; Secretary of the Air Force, Acquisition, F-22 Program and B-1 Program; Project manager for the B-1B program and a year with Westinghouse Corporation in Baltimore, as part of the Air Force Education with Industry program.