Jim "Boots" Demarest

Brigadier General Jim “Boots” Demarest is an author and speaker uniquely qualified to tell the story of Captain Steve Phillis. They graduated together from the Air Force Academy, after which Jim spent ten years as an F-15 fighter pilot. He was a distinguished graduate of the Fighter Weapons School “Top Gun” program, and served in Desert Storm.

Following a break in service to attend Cornell Law School and work as an attorney and professional speaker, Boots returned to military service in the Florida Air National Guard as a JAG. General Demarest was promoted into a leadership position as Chief of Staff and Deputy Commanding General, and is a sought-after speaker on topics including leadership and execution improvement.


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