Chris “Tito” Padilla
Chris “Tito” Padilla is the Operations Manager for Backcountry Expeditions. His two-wheel dreams began while serving in the United States Marine Corps as an aviation maintenance technician. During down time, Tito and his fellow Marines loved riding motorcycles.
From riding the muddy dirt bike trails in Okinawa, Japan, to carving canyons in southern California, he was hooked. After his time in service was completed, Tito attended Motorcycle Mechanics Institute.
After graduating as a factory trained technician his motorcycle journey took off. He went from washing motorcycles to overseeing multiple dealerships, and service departments as Director of Parts & Service.
He brings over a decade of powersports industry experience. As Ops Manager, his biggest joy is making others two-wheel dreams and adventures come true.