Meet our CEO, Chris Wanitshka. Hard work and dedication have always been driving forces for Chris. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in sociology from Stetson University. Leveraging his ability to create strategic partnerships and with over a decade of experience, Wanitshka revived two staffing companies, delivering multimillion-dollar growth and building a large book of business as a Business Development Executive. In 2020, he launched X-Force, specializing in executive and high-impact candidates for simulation, aviation, gaming, and high-tech companies.
Outside work, he has a very active lifestyle as an avid snowboarder, mountain bike enthusiast, scuba diver, Muay Thai Martial Artist/former competitive kickboxer, and muscle car aficionado.
Courtenay serves as Director of Operations for X-Force, bringing more than two decades of experience to the company, and is responsible for key aspects of X-Force’s internal and external operations. Prior to joining X-Force as its second employee, she worked in the hospitality sector, excelling in sales, customer service, and event management.
She assisted in opening the company’s second office in Huntsville, AL, in 2021 and continues to manage operations there. Courtenay is immersed in Huntsville’s community, affiliated with HASBAT, WID, AAAA, AUSA, and ISSA, and joined the Board of Directors for Cyber Huntsville.
A Florida native, Marra holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Webber International University, where she played for the women’s soccer team. Away from work, she enjoys beekeeping, gardening, and traveling.