Colonel Krista Brodie
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Colonel Krista Brodie

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Colonel Krista Brodie

 

BIOGRAPHY
Colonel Krista Dawn Brodie, CD (Canadian Army)
Colonel Krista Brodie is an Army Logistics officer with 30 years of leadership experience in diverse and challenging appointments in Canada and Internationally. She has deployed to floods, ice storms, forest fires and served in Croatia, Bosnia and Afghanistan.
She has been the Quartermaster of the Third Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, and was the first woman to command 1 Service Battalion, the largest unit in the Canadian Field Force.
Colonel Brodie is an aerial delivery specialist, basic parachutist, military freefall parachute specialist, and earned her American jump wings on exchange with the 2nd/75th Ranger Battalion.
She holds degrees in Military Strategic Studies, Defence Studies, National Resource Strategy and a
certificate in Global Supply Chain Management.
Her focus in the past two years has shifted from strategic logistics to strategic leadership. Colonel Brodie has recently returned from Washington DC where she was on the faculty of the Strategic Leadership Department at the Eisenhower School of National Security and Resource Strategy, National Defence University. She currently works in Ottawa for the Chief of Military Personnel.
In 2013, Colonel Brodie was named to the WXN Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 list.
She is married to Dr. Dennis Filips, a trauma surgeon, innovator and entrepreneur. They have three young children.