John “Gucci” Foley is cmi’s newest addition to our exclusive roster.
Imagine at the end of your fingertips is a 22-ton jet fighter - flying 500 miles an hour - upside down! How do you help your organization to achieve this kind of precision, trust and teamwork? That’s what John “Gucci” Foley, former Lead Solo Pilot of the Blue Angels, teaches in his astounding keynotes. Attendees learn how to reach and stay at the highest level of performance. The Glad To Be Here ® mindset (a Blue Angels mantra) is the cornerstone of how he inspires business teams to create and sustain a culture of excellence.
John’s early life included an engineering degree from the US Navy and three master’s degrees, 1.) Sloan Fellow from Stanford Graduate School of Business 2.) Strategic Studies from the Naval War College 3.) International Policy Studies from Stanford University. He was a “Top Ten Carrier Pilot” six times before becoming a Marine instructor pilot and then a Blue Angel.
John and his wife Carol have founded The Glad To Be Here Foundation - he works with every client to donate a portion of his fee to a charity of their choice. This Foundation has raised over $2,000,000 to 360+ charities in 57 countries around the world.
Known for his golden pilot’s helmet and The Glad To Be Here mindset, John’s varied and illustrious career includes him as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist and best-selling author of Fearless Success.
Why You Should Hire John “Gucci” Foley
- He delivers customized virtual and in-person presentations that fit with your culture and event goals.
- He provides engaging stories and electrifying videos of Blue Angels aerobatics, bringing a renewed spirit, purpose and energy to your organization.
- An expert in high-performance and execution, his Diamond Performance Framework, combined with the Glad To Be Here mindset, inspires your team and improves your processes, ensuring you operate at the highest level possible.
- John has reached over 1 million individuals, teams and organizations with his dynamic keynotes, workshops, and programs.