Tommy Sowers joins flyExclusive following a successful career in entrepreneurship, academia, the military and public service. Sowers most recently served as the Southeast region lead for innovation for the U.S. Department of Defense and taught innovation and entrepreneurship at Duke University. Prior to this, he co-founded and was Chief Executive Officer of Durham- and San Francisco-based GoldenKey and was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. A U.S. Army Green Beret combat veteran, Sowers previously served as an Assistant Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs. At flyExclusive, he will work with the leadership team to develop and execute the company’s strategic growth plan, which includes recently passing 500 employees and close to $250 million in annual recurring revenue.