Christophe Bach is a founding member of the Board of Temecula International Academy bringing a career of service in the Marines and extensive knowledge in logistics, operations, staff training, and resource management. Chris was born in France and raised in San Francisco, California joining the United States Marine Corps in 1990. Through his service and elite training Chris served four administrations with the State Department and was assigned to American embassies in France, Belgium, Burundi, and Turkey providing security for the President of the United States and American dignitaries. Chris’s combat operations provided support for Desert Shield/Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom. He has overseen staff training for 1500 Marines and has been a senior command during combat.  Chris retired from military service in 2010. He and his wife who is a veterinarian settled in Temecula in 2004 and purchased a practice in 2006. The Bachs have been actively contributing to the community since then. They live in Temecula with their two children who attend Temecula Valley Unified schools.