Our company’s success stems from our technical and business experience, as well as a full understanding of executive leadership and high-level candidate requirements. With high expectations, Force-X is about leading a team of recruiters and ensuring that only the top candidates are placed in front of our clients. Our passion for finding the best candidates for positions strengthens our business relationships while being a catalyst to growth for our company.
Force-X has extensive knowledge of the simulation, aviation, and defense industries. We understand weapons, logistics, and systems, as well as training devices, components, and proposals. Having a sound understanding of technology combined with business expertise, we have become a trusted partner to hundreds of companies across the nation, who all value our support and expertise.
Dedicated to the community and the defense and simulation industries, Force-X’s CEO, Chris Wanitshka, serves as the Senior Vice President of the Army Aviation Association of America (AAA): Central Florida Chapter, which has 500+ members and supports the Army Simulation, Training, and Instrumentation for War Fighters. Chris organizes monthly events and the annual golf tournament to raise money for scholarships. In 2019, AAAA: Center Florida Chapter awarded eight $3,000 scholarships. He’s also an active member of the Navy League of Central Florida, Women in Defense: National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Affiliate, and National Center for Simulation.
Meet Our CEO, Chris Wanitshka
Hard work and dedication have always been a driving force for Chris. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Sociology from Stetson University.
Leveraging his ability to create strategic partnerships and with over a decade of experience, Chris Wanitshka revived two staffing companies delivering multimillion-dollar growth and building a large book of business, as a Business Development Executive. In 2020, he launched Force-x, specializing in executive and high-impact candidates for simulation, aviation, gaming, and high-tech companies.
Outside of work, he has a very active lifestyle as an avid snowboarder, mountain-bike enthusiast, scuba diver, Muay Thai Martial Artist/former competitive kickboxer, and muscle car aficionado.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Chris continues to exceed clients’ expectations by placing subject matter experts in the most critical roles. As an innovator, Chris realized the simulation and gaming industry have technology and employees’ skill-set commonalities. He tapped into the gaming industry, expanded into a new market, and now provides talent to leading gaming companies.