Full Name: Aaron Gregory Goodbar
Hometown: Lynchburg, VA, USA
Current City: Wake Forest, NC, USA
Education: Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering with a Minor in Engineering Management (Old Dominion University); Master’s in Business & Administration (Lynchburg College).
Marital Status: “Married to my beautiful wife Stephanie Goodbar, we have one child, our 4 month old son Noah Gregory Goodbar.”
Position at AFI: Project Manager & Process Engineer
Previous Experience: 10 years’ experience in the US Naval Nuclear Propulsion Industry. Worked as a Development Engineer for the manufacturing development of advanced nuclear reactor cores and steam generation systems that power aircraft carriers and submarines. Also, Aaron managed and led the engineering and quality team for one of North America’s largest OEM of marine fuel systems for both recreational and military applications.
Hobbies: Family Gatherings Exercising Traveling Camping Shooting Golf Motorcycles
Favorite Books: “The Book of Psalms” (Bible); “True North” by Bill George
Favorite Movies: John Q (Denzel Washington); Cast Away (Tom Hanks); The Rocky Balboa Collection
Favorite Music: A bit of everything! For casual listening Aaron enjoys country tunes; Rock & EDM while exercising; if he’s just relaxing or reading, then he enjoys listening to classical compositions. When the Goodbars are entertaining, you’ll likely hear some good blues & jazz.
Favorite Quote: “No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there, and yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it and that is as it should be, because death is very likely the single best invention of life.“- Steve Jobs
Favorite Color: Blue
Pets: Pictured below is Aaron’s 7 year-old Boxer named Tux.