CHRISTOPHER MARK HEBEN
Born and raised in Clevland, Ohio, Mr. Chris Heben is a Former U.S. Navy SEAL with over 15 years of combined operational experience. After graduating from BUD/S (Basic Underwater Demolition / SEAL) training with Class 215, Heben was assigned to SEAL Team 8 for five years before attachment to Naval Special Warfare Group Two and SEAL Team 18.
After a severe injury, Heben left the Navy to earn a Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska Medical Center where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a focus on Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine. Heben then went on to work with Blackwater on Dept. of State contracts as a Team Leader in their Dignitary Protection programs. Additionally, he operated in their Tier 1 'SELECT' Division as Team Leader and Director of Medical Operations for combined DoD/DoS/Joint Special Operations Avaiation Detachment (JSAOD) command structures in Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. Heben's collective field experiences as both a SEAL and a para-military operator also include actions in Iraq, Bosnia, Kosovo, and other Middle Eastern nations in support of the Global War on Terror.
Today. Mr. Heben is the founder of INVICTVS Group, LLC - a tactical training and consulting consortuium. Heben is also a partner with SMART DIGITAL, LLC as the Vice President of Covert Operations & Tactical Surveillance Division. Both of which are Ohio based companies.
In his spare time, Mr. Heben is a television personality, as both a regular on FOX News and will be the co-star of an upcoming television show airing on a major network Fall of 2013. Mr. Heben is also a public speaker, motivational speaker, avid hunter and outdoorsman. He loves to write, sing, and produce country music. He will be performing at numerous Veteran and Special Warfare fundraising events in 2014, as well as county fairs throughout the United States. Heben's debut album, "The Patriot Project" is now available for pre-purchase by visiting: www.chrisheben.com