PRESIDENT & CEO, NATIONAL CENTER FOR SIMULATION, ORLANDO
NCS is a non-profit trade association that focuses on development and advancement of simulation and defense technologies for the military. Its goals include improving defense readiness, promoting space exploration and supporting education. “Working with the military, academia and our industry members makes this role the most gratifying position of my career,” Cheros says. He was appointed president and CEO last year.
|EDUCATION||University of Central Florida (BS, MBA)|
|SOMETHING SURPRISING||My parents each had five brothers and sisters, and I am an only child.|
|PHILANTROPHIC PASSION||The National Center for Simulation has a key mission of promoting STEM education to develop our workforce. We want to expose middle and high schoolers to the opportunities at an early age.|
|FAVORITE VACATION||The 1992 Olympics in Barcelona. One of many highlights was attending the first Olympic game played by the original “Dream Team.”|