Brian “Tosh” Chontosh is a retired Major in the United States Marine Corps. During his 20 year military career he was awarded the Navy Cross for extraordinary heroism, two Bronze Stars, the Meritorious Service Medal, multiple combat action ribbons, and he is a US Congressional Medal of Honor nominee.
Upon retirement, he founded the Crooked Butterfly Ranch where he designs custom experiential learning opportunities for clients looking to test their minds, bodies, and spirits. Tosh also designs leadership workshops that challenge everyday paradigms that can limit potential. He is the president and executive director of the Big Fish Foundation, which helps support veterans through the transition to civilian life.
Tosh is an endurance athlete, competing in some of the world’s most challenging ultra endurance events, including mountain biking the continental divide from Canada to Mexico in 27 days.