Chris Westcott, Co-Owner / Lead Remote Pilot:

Lives his dream career job as a pilot flying for a major airline. Along with aviation and adventure he has a strong passion for photography. Chris is ATP rated with FAA certifications on multiple types of jet aircraft. He has over 20 years of experience as a professional pilot and flight instructor. Chris has earned his UAS license under FAA Part 107 as a remote pilot for commercial UAS (Drone) operations. Additionally, Chris has a MBA specializing in Project Management as well as a BS Degree from Western Michigan University in Aviation Flight Science. Iris Aerial Media combines Chris’s passion for Photography, Aviation and project management background into an exciting aerial media company.

Michelle Lay, Co-Owner / Manager / Remote Pilot:
Currently a professor at a local business University. Michelle has 11 years of experience in small business management as well as instructing classes focused on business research and communications. Both her MBA and BBA specialize in Organizational Leadership. Michelle has earned her FAR107 remote pilot certificate. Iris Aerial Media combines Michelle’s passion for business and entrepreneurship into this