Lieutenant General Loyd S. “Chip” Utterback ’75 received his BBA in management from Texas A&M and MAS from Embry Riddle University. At A&M he served as Commander of 1st Group, was a member of Squadron 2, and a Ross Volunteer. A Distinguished Military Graduate, he commanded USAF units at all levels including a fighter squadron, three fighter wings, two numbered Air Forces, served as a United States Senior National Representative to NATO, and was dual-hatted as the Commander of 13th Air Force and Air Forces Pacific. Additionally, he led negotiations on defense policy reforms in Asia resulting in major international agreements. A career fighter pilot, Utterback led his units in combat in the Middle East. His decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal and the Distinguished Flying Cross with "V" device for valor. Following military retirement, he served as President/CEO of a six-corporation conglomerate providing senior living services and health care to veterans and their families and as CEO of one of the largest Alzheimer’s and dementia research and care foundations in the nation.