Chris Thomas
Founder, CEO, League Commissioner
Wizard of the 5.8 Video Channels, Master of Races and Heats, Manipulator of Cycle Times, Devoted to America, Champion of the Principles of Freedom. The pilots know me as the fastest on Gokarts. The organizers know me as the One with the Megaphone. And I am also known in the North East as the Guy on the Bike.
Tim Barnhart
President / COO
Tim has been around model aviation for almost 20 years. He is an AMA Club President, AMA Leader Member, and a Tier 1 Chapter Organizer. Tim actively promotes the growth of our hobby and wants to see everyone enjoy the freedom of flight. "I fly because it releases my mind from the tyranny of petty things …" — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Joe Scully
Director of Race Production
With 17 Years of Experience entertaining spectators as an Announcer and Sports Event Emcee for the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, Monster Jam and more, Scully has become the "John Madden of Drone Racing". His style of fast-paced commentary and quick-wit during staging periods enhances the viewing experience both online and in-house. Currently flying: Tiny Whoop
Shannon Broussard
Director of Chapter Relations
Shannon lives in Louisiana and when he's not busy answering Chapter Organizer inquiries he loves to cook up big pots of gumbo and crawfish. With 4 years in the FPV industry and 14 total in RC, Shannon helps mentor and guide many new chapters. Currently flying: Who am I kidding, all I have time for is to run races.
Mark Grohe
Director of Operations
Mark has been in aviation since 16, with gliders, planes, helicopters, rockets, and even a RC business for 12 years! He is the President of his local AMA club and Tier 1 Chapter Organizer. Mark also has been running a Velocidrone league for almost 2 years, entertaining pilots with random course changes in the heats to sliding the wind slider to surprise the robots! Favorite things to say as Race Director..." we have a RACEOFF!"
Roger Bess
Kelara Mainade
Sales and Marketing
With 10 + years of experience in the News Industry, Kelara has worked for two of the highest rated top 10 news stations in the country. She began her career as an intern for NBC 6 and eventually started her first job as a writer for WSVN/ FOX Miami. she quickly moved up the ladder from Writer to Associate Producer to Creative Producer, learning the entire news industry from the ground up. Today, she brings her knowledge and skills to MultiGP, writing and producing our weekly newscast “Multigp News” as well as covering some of our premier events via livestream.
Kristopher Kleva
Director of API Development
A proven technology leader, well known community evangelist and innovator in eCommerce, API management and renewable energy leveraging UAVs commercially. Kris injects his passion for technology into FPV and MultiGP by keeping our Cloud Architecture and API stable and open for business.
Ignacio Romero
Ignacio Romero
Director of iOS Development
When he’s not organizing races at his local MultiGP chapter in Vancouver, Canada, Ignacio is crafting beautiful and functional apps for the iPhone. Along with his passion for FPV, Ignacio brings over 10 years of experience designing and programming mobile applications to MultiGP.
Reese d’Aquin
Video Production
With over 6 years experience in the entertainment industry, Reese has worked with The Walt Disney Company, NBC Sports, Monster Energy, FOX Head Racing, ABC, and more. His superpower is being able to produce ‘Reese Edits’ with lightning fast speeds. A great match up to the fast paced action of drone sports!