George Dom – A Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Pilot and Commanding Officer
George Dom, a retired naval officer and aviator, has held key leadership roles in high performance organizations. As the commanding officer/flight leader of the Blue Angels and instructor pilot at Navy Fighter Weapons School (Topgun), he understands the critical role trust plays when developing strong leaders and teams.
Early Life and Education
Captain George Dom, a Westmoreland County native and graduate of Hempfield Area High School, served in the Navy during his senior year and has been an officer for 19 years, commanding a front-line strike fighter squadron.
Dom is a decorated aviator whose most remarkable accomplishments include leading four aircraft carrier fighter squadrons and serving as flight leader of the Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron (Blue Angels). Additionally, he taught instructor pilot in their topgun weapon school – or topgun as it’s affectionately known – whose award-winning display was displayed at the National Air and Space Museum. Dom holds a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and completed graduate level studies at the National War College; in addition to writing several publications about aviation and leadership topics as well as founding NFS Leadership Consulting with services including keynote speeches, workshops and coaching services.
George Dom’s distinguished Navy career brought him to the pinnacles of some of America’s top units, serving as Commander of a Carrier Air Wing, Commanding Officer of an elite strike-fighter squadron, Instructor Pilot in U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons School (Topgun), and Flight Leader for Blue Angels flight demonstration team.
Dom is a speaker, leadership coach and executive aviation manager who draws upon his military background to help organizations create high-trust teams of engaged “wingmen” that can achieve results far greater than their individual members could. He shares the five “C”s of trustworthiness: character, commitment, competence, connection and communication.
Achievements and Honors
George Dom has achieved much in his life, such as becoming a decorated naval officer and flight leader. His experience includes commanding the air wing on board both USS John F. Kennedy and Dwight D. Eisenhower, in addition to serving as commander and instructor pilot at Navy Fighter Weapons School (Topgun).
As a keynote speaker, coach and leadership consultant, George shares his science-based method for cultivating Full Engagement. He assists audiences in cultivating the capacity to invest their full energy now–resulting in results far greater than their individual parts. To find out more about booking Captain George Dom for your next event, reach out to an All American Speakers Bureau booking agent or visit our booking page. We are proud to represent only the highest quality speakers available.
Captain George Dom is a former Navy officer and aviator with an impressive career in high performance leadership. He served as commander of four aircraft carrier fighter squadrons, commander of the air wing on board USS Dwight D. Eisenhower and USS John F. Kennedy, as well as being an instructor and pilot at Topgun Training Grounds (Navy Fighter Weapons School).
He transitioned from service in the military into business aviation management, founding NFS Advisors to assist businesses with their flight fleets. Now a renowned speaker and consultant to Fortune 500 corporations, private companies and individuals, his approach emphasizes trust as the single most important element when building cultures of trust based on his experiences leading the Blue Angels flight demonstration team.
Dom Joly is a British television and film actor whose net worth exceeds $1 million. His primary sources of income come from acting and writing projects.
He and his wife Amal own a six-bedroom mansion in Studio City, California which they purchased for $2.2 million during the height of his fame in 1995. Additionally, they own a $7 million home in Berkshire, England as well as an apartment in New York City.
George and Amal own Casamigos Tequila, which they founded with entrepreneurs Rande Gerber and Michael Meldman in 2016. In 2017, the couple sold the brand to alcohol conglomerate Diageo for $1 billion.