Christian Libutti
Principal, Rye Electric Inc.


Dissertation: Trust in High Performance Teams: How Do U.S. Special Operations Teams Build and Maintain Trust?

Christian (Chris) Libutti is a United States Army Veteran who proudly served overseas and currently owns two construction companies. Chris contributes his teamwork and leadership style to serving in the U.S. Army, playing and coaching sports. Chris has over 15 years of experience in the construction industry, working his way from an apprentice to now a successful owner. Chris has designed and built some of the largest projects across the United States, often times beating the budget and delivering the project safely on time.

Chris earned his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida, a DBA from the Fox School of Business, and his MBA from Stetson University. Chris holds an electrical contractor’s license in both California and Florida, as well as a general contractor’s license. Chris is certified as a Project Management Professional, Design-Build Professional and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Professional.