Arlie Haddix is the Chief Programs Officer at Operation Stand Down Tennessee.
Arlie is a retired Air Force intelligence analyst with extensive special operations experience. A former flight, squadron and group commander, he has led small teams and large teams in multiple dynamic, complex, high-risk, and high-stakes environments.
After 22 years of service and 13 deployments, Arlie retired from the Air Force in 2014, relocated to Nashville, and began Vanderbilt's MBA program. He completed the MBA program in 2016 and worked on a startup with an MBA classmate throughout 2017.
Arlie started at Operation Stand Down Tennessee in early 2018 and continues his passion – helping other veterans transition into civilian life.