Former Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James has over 30 years of senior level homeland and national security experience in the federal government and private sector. She is also the author of Aim High: Chart Your Course and Find Success. During her time as Secretary, her responsibilities included organizing, training, equipping and providing for the welfare of The Department of the Air Force and its nearly 660,000 active-duty, Guard, Reserve and civilian Airmen and their families. Secretary James also oversaw the Air Force’s annual budget of more than $139 billion.
Today, James serves on boards of directors and advisory boards of companies and not for profits focused on security including; Textron, Unisys and Noblis.