The Afterburner Team

Accelerating Performance

Our team has a powerful mix of combat experience and professional acumen, with graduates of top business schools and academies who represent a wide range of professional expertise, from surgeons to attorneys. Afterburner uses proven methodologies of elite military professionals working with your team to achieve victory in a rapidly changing business environment.

Jim "Murph" Murphy

CEO & Founder, Executive Consultant

Former F-15 Instructor Pilot, USAF

Joel "Thor" Neeb

President, Executive Consultant

Former F-15 Mission Commander, USAF

Joe "Gusto" Connolly

Chief Operating Officer

Former Army Ranger, USA

Charles "Chaz" Campbell

Partner, Senior Executive Consultant

Retired Brigadier General, USAF

William M. "Q" Duke

Director of Learning and Development

Retired Commander, USN

Chris "Elroy" Stricklin

Partner, Executive Consultant

Retired Colonel, USAF

John "Hitman" Hilterman

Associate Partner, Executive Consultant

Former F/A-18 Fighter Pilot, USN

Otis "Hoop" Hooper

Director of Recruiting, Executive Consultant

Former C-40 VIP Pilot & KC-135R Pilot, USAF

Tracy "JackieO" LaTourrette

Executive Consultant

Former F-16 Fighter Pilot, USAF

Anthony J. "Roby" Roberson

Executive Consultant

Former F-16 Instructor/Evaluator, USAF

Chris "Gomez" Gomez

Executive Consultant

Former U.S. Navy SEAL

David "Finch" Guenthner

Executive Consultant

F-16, T-38 Instructor Pilot, USAF

Cameron "Chappy" Douglas

Executive Consultant

Former F/A-18 Pilot

Brandon "Manson" Williams

Executive Consultant

F-15E Fighter Pilot, T-38

Terry "TD" Deitz

Executive Consultant

Former F-14 A/D Instructor Pilot, USN

Julie "Jewels" Hudson

Executive Consultant

Former A-10 Fighter Pilot, USAF

Amy "Sable" Lewis

Executive Consultant

F-16 Fighter Pilot

Edward "Botree" Branson

Executive Consultant

F-15 Commander, T-38 Instructor/Evaluator, USAF

Travis "Bandit" Keenan

Executive Consultant

F-16 C/M Combat Mission Commander, USAF

Scott "Scotty" Taylor

Executive Consultant

Former U.S. Navy SEAL

Dr. Max "Doc" Rogers

Dir., Healthcare, Executive Consultant

F/A-18 Fighter Pilot, USMC

Austin “Strobes” Hulbert

Executive Consultant

Former F/A-18 Hornet & Super Hornet Pilot, USN

William "Borneo" Gregory

Executive Consultant

Lt. Colonel (Ret), USAF

Jen “STEEL” Wade

Executive Consultant

Former F-16 Fighter Pilot

David "Mac" MacEwen

Executive Consultant

Retired Brigadier General, USA

Todd "Burt" Lancaster

Executive Consultant

Former USAF Specials Operations Helicopter Pilot

Rob “Ichi” Balzano

Executive Consultant

Former F-16 Pilot, USAF

Michelle “Sonic” Ruehl

Executive Consultant

Former MC-12W Mission Commander, T-53 Instructor Pilot, USAF

Ashley “COTL” Pelzek

Executive Consultant

Former FA-18 WSO, USN

Alex “Bert” Bertelli

Executive Consultant

MH-47G Fully Mission Qualified Pilot, USA

Daniel “FuZZ” Walker

Executive Consultant

F-22 Mission Commander, USAF

Dan “Steelman” Phillips

Associate Partner

Former Army Ranger, USA

Ryan “BILBO” Hazlett

Executive Consultant

Former F/A-18 Fighter Pilot

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