JT DeBolt is a former US Navy pilot and naval officer. He spent over 12 years on active duty—working his way up from enlisted aircraft mechanic with Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 131 to combat-decorated Naval Aviator with Patrol Squadron 1 and Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado, California. JT completed his service in 2008 and began an entrepreneurial career with his wife, Mia. He is the DeBolt Enterprises LLC which focuses on helping entrepreneurs and companies implement high-performance strategies and cutting edge leadership principles.
While flying was a lifelong dream, JT found the most rewarding aspect of military service to be the leadership lessons learned while serving with tremendous people, both as an enlisted sailor and naval officer. Today he shares those lessons with others.
As a dynamic motivational speaker, coach, and Mission Accomplishment Coach, JT focuses on practical ways employees, team members and entrepreneurs can motivate each other to take a company to success far exceeding what they thought possible.
JT leans on his leadership training and aviation background to lead and inspire fellow entrepreneurs to achieve their maximum potential in business and in life. Through the culmination of real-life lessons and practical military flight experience, JT empowers people to pursue and achieve their dreams, while creating a vision and a life by their design.
A graduate of University of Colorado at Boulder, JT loves skiing, mountain biking, hiking and camping with his family. He is an ardent, lifelong fan of the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks and lives in Seattle, Washington with his amazing wife, Mia, and their awesome children, Callie and Maximus.