Tracy "JackieO" LaTourrette
Tracy “JackieO” LaTourrette, Female Military Speaker
Former F-16 Fighter Pilot, USAF
Tracy “JackieO” LaTourrette, one of the first female fighter pilots in the world, has flown missions globally as a combat mission-ready F-16 fighter pilot. JackieO has flown over 3300 hours as an F-16 fighter pilot, C-21 Learjet pilot, and AWACS Air Weapons Controller. She served on the Colorado National Guard’s Joint Staff as the Deputy Director of Current Operations and retired after 22 years of Air Force service as a Lieutenant Colonel. She is a U.S. Air Force Academy graduate with a coveted appointment by President George H.W. Bush. Post 9-11 JackieO flew Presidential protection missions, and flew in a classified location in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
JackieO earned multiple Aerial Achievement Medals, Meritorious Service and Combat Readiness Medals and more. She is a Top Gun and Turkey Shoot Champion, and a graduate of Navy Early Warning Weapons School interoperability training at the Top Gun facility. Tracy has a Bachelor of Science in Human Factors Engineering from the Air Force Academy, and is a graduate of Fighter Electronic Combat School, Air Force Squadron Officer School, Air Command and Staff College, and Air War College. She has an extensive background in weapons and tactics, training, mobility, scheduling, and operations. JackieO brings her expertise in discipline, flexibility, debriefing and process improvement to the thousands she trains nationally & abroad.
JackieO’s customization is best in class. She is known for her ability to readily assess the most complicated businesses, accurately speaking their language and addressing company specific real world issues from the stage and in breakouts. Her energetic style creates an environment where clients learn the Flawless Execution ModelSM, and the pitfalls of channelized attention and task saturation. Her debriefing techniques promote camaraderie and trust while aligning and focusing teams. JackieO arms her clients with powerful tools they immediately apply for accelerated results.
A 2000 veteran with Afterburner Inc., JackieO’s international experience makes her highly sought after and requested by Fortune 100 companies. Mass Mutual, Pfizer, Deloitte, HSBC, State Farm, Jiffy Lube, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Staples, and more, accelerate their corporate success through JackieO’s training. JackieO’s flexibility and attention to detail make her a top choice for customizing complicated programs for Associations with a varied audience such as National Apartment Association, and Executive Women International. This fighter pilot mother of multiples was featured in Aviation for Women magazine, on the cover of Contractor Magazine, and is also on the cover of Afterburner’s book, “Flawless Execution”. JackieO is one of the best female military speakers in the country, and has spoken at Harvard Business School and is our only speaker to have closed for a U.S. President.