Ingrid Centurion is a pilot, Iraq war veteran, an Astropreneur and a visionary leader. She embraces the hardships of her youth to motivate others to excel. From selling Christmas cards, to flying airplanes at 17 years old, to an honorable twenty year plus military career, to an MIT start up company - Lunar Station Corporation. Ingrid motivates, inspires and educates her audience through the power of her Cs. I can do anything I set my mind to. I choose to make decisions that shape my future. I challenge myself everyday.
Ingrid Centurion operated in mission-critical environments from the cockpit of multiple aircraft platforms UH-1H (Huey), UH-60 (Blackhawk), RC-12P (Guardrail) to the controls of ground robots and unmanned aircraft systems. She was the first female Company Commander of an all male Hispanic flight training company at the Western Hemisphere Institute of National Security and Cooperation (WHINSEC), in the Helicopter School Battalion (HSB) located at Fort Rucker, Alabama, the United States Army Aviation Flight Training Center of Excellence. The HSB provided the most elite flight training in the world. She flew missions worldwide as a United States Army Aviator, and is used to working in fast-moving dynamic environments where real time actionable intelligence is the key to decisions that can generate catastrophic results. The same challenges are found in business markets when customers needs evolve and if you don't adapt quickly your company and products are at risk. Ingrid is an Interise business instructor and advisor to the Veterans Entrepreneurial Training and Resource Network, helping small business owners scale their business.