Maj. Christopher Zaczyk
Position title: Operations Manager
Maj. Christopher Zaczyk is an US Army armor officer who graduated in spring of 2020 from UW-Madison’s School of Business MBA program as class president, after completing two years of study while on active-duty orders. Since joining the team in late fall of 2018, his focus and expertise in the realm of data analytics has tremendously assisted the team in developing engaging and interactive visualizations of the in-state origins and last known global locations of Wisconsin MIA service members, as well as conceptualizing and implementing a business model by which to develop the UW MIA Recovery and Identification Project. Maj. Zaczyk traveled with the UW MIA RIP to Western Europe in summer of 2019 to assist the team with its most recent MIA service member remains recovery attempt mission, the efforts of which are ongoing. Maj. Zaczyk commissioned as an US Army officer in 2010 after his graduation from St. Norbert College with a degree in economics (math emphasis), and previously served two deployments overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan.
In January 2021, Maj. Zaczyk was awarded an honorarium appointment to continue to support the UW MIA Recovery and Identification Project.