Chris McKinley is a former U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of INVICTVS Group,
a Special Operations Consulting Consortium. He is a NCCPA Certified
(PA-C) Physician Assistant and holds a Master’s Degree in Physician
Assistant Studies (MPAS) from the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Chris is fully licensed to practice as a PA in North Carolina and in
Ohio. Chris is the founder of four successful companies in the medical
device and medical/security/training & consulting spaces.
his military career, Chris served on SEAL Team 8 before joining a
Training Cell with Naval Special Warfare Group II. There, he was a
close quarters combat and urban operations instructor. After leaving
active duty, Chris performed duties as a Special Operations Section
Leader for a private military contractor in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), and Al’ Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM)
in North Africa. Through these initiatives, Chris helped to both
establish and enforce U.S. Foreign Policy on three continents.
following the termination of Osama Bin Laden on May 2nd 2011, Chris
emerged as the news media's most featured Special Operations subject
matter expert. As a result, Chris has appeared in hundreds of interviews
on Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, HLN, CBS, ABC, NBC, and many other Cable News
Networks and radio networks.
Chris occasionally appears in the
media, providing expertise and relevance on a variety of topics relating
to Medicine, Terrorism, Special Operations and the world Military
Chris starred on the Animal Planet TV show: ‘Ivory Wars’ (2014) and is also heavily featured in the Discovery Channel specials; ‘Secrets of SEAL Team Six ‘ (June of 2011) and ‘Inside Bin Laden's Lair’ (August 2012), the History Channel's ‘America's Book of Secrets: Black Op's’ (April 2013), and the United Kingdom's Channel 4 documentary; ‘Wikileaks, Secrets and Lies: The Julian Assange Story’ & ‘The Real Story of American Sniper’, currently airing on the Reelz Channel.
is a kinetic and dynamic motivational public speaker. He speaks from
the heart. When he's not engaged in custom events for Fortune 500
executives, he can be found speaking passionately to students and
community members at Universities and local Libraries. In between these
engagements, he is handling the Private Security needs for high net
worth individuals in the U.S. and overseas. Chris also continues to
pursue his passion for the creative arts in the form of book writing,
song writing, singing and voice acting. He was the official voice
for Under Armor's hunting TV show “Ridge Reaper” on the Outdoor Channel. This show is now in syndicated release and can be found on-line as well.
Mr. McKinley enjoys performing and promoting his hit single _"American Patriot" _(Available
on Amazon & iTunes and others), as well as traveling for corporate
speaking engagements and book signings for his book “Enemy In the
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