Pavaso, Inc., creators of Digital Close, has promoted Chris Ayoub to chief operating officer. In his new role, Ayoub will lead the strategic and operational activities for Pavaso including the day-to-day operations of the company.  

Ayoub is a distinguished military veteran and was named Air Force Cadet of the Year when he graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 2003.

He is an Operation Iraqi Freedom combat veteran with more than 60 combat missions to his name.  Other achievements include: personal invitation to the White House Oval Office by President Bush, Headquarters United States Air Force Academy Company Grade Officer of the Year, a Congressional Record, ADF-C Space Wing Reserve Officer of the Year, and Air Force Space Command Communications and Information Company Grade Officer of the Year.

Ayoub also received the number one peer rating among all candidates at Special Operations Forces C.A. Selection and Assessment.  Additionally, there is a sword in the Pentagon with Ayoub’s name on it for one of his awards.

“With Chris’s unique mix of military leadership and business experience, coupled with his vision and operational insight, he is perfectly positioned to help lead Pavaso as we grow the company,” said Mark McElroy, president and CEO of Pavaso, Inc. “I am confident that Chris’s talents will make significant contributions to Pavaso’s continued development and success.”