Dave Moore

Tagline: High Performance

Talent Highlights

  • Authentic. Gritty. Mindfully Tough.
  • Dave Moore is The Mindset Man for both Leaders and Teams. He delivers an authentic, real message that connects people through inspiration, mental toughness and the importance of self-leadership.
  • Dave will not only inspire your audience into action, but show them how through a series of proven steps.

Keynote Topics

  • Take Your Life off Autopilot
  • Become a Better Version of You

Kickstart your group with a high-energy performance all based on true events that give you the ability to shift your perspective and uncover talents you never thought possible.

Discover with Dave:

  1. Authenticity is the new credibility for leaders
  2.  Driven by growth to overcome challenges that seem impossible
  3.  Self-Leadership and how it will shape you
  4.  Uncover your teams potential for influence and action

  • Be the Change
  • Be the Leader that Everyone wants to Follow

Discover with Dave:

  1. Embrace ‘buy in’ with your group
  2.  Challenge and overcome obstacles collectively
  3.  Lead the new norm as an Authentic Leader
  4.  Develop a consistent positive attitude


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Travels from:

  • St. Augustine, FL

Fee Range:

  • Fees* $5,001 - $10,000




Dave Moore is a Navy and Air Force decorated aviator and officer. He survived three plane crashes, flew through three hurricanes while performing search and rescue with the Coast Guard, and has logged 39 combat missions in the Middle East in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. Dave Moore | High Performance […]

Dave Moore is a Navy and Air Force decorated aviator and officer. He survived three plane crashes, flew through three hurricanes while performing search and rescue with the Coast Guard, and has logged 39 combat missions in the Middle East in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.

Dave Moore | High Performance

Dave Moore’s journey is not just about surviving; it’s about thriving in the face of adversity. As a former Coast Guard Search & Rescue Pilot and Air Force combat pilot, Dave’s story is one of resilience, leadership, and unwavering courage. From the depths of fear to the heights of triumph, Dave’s experiences have shaped him into a captivating keynote speaker, inspiring audiences worldwide.

The Early Years:

From a young age, Dave Moore was captivated by the allure of flight. His dream was to become a professional pilot, and he pursued it with unwavering determination. Every aspect of his life was consumed by his passion for aviation, driving him to excel academically and physically to achieve his goal.

Trials and Triumphs:

At the age of 23, Dave’s dream was shattered when he experienced his first plane crash, a near-fatal encounter that left him grappling with intense fear. The trauma of the crash cast a dark shadow over his once bright future, leading him to believe that his aviation career was over before it truly began. Dave found himself paralyzed by fear, unable to board an aircraft without drowning his anxieties in alcohol.

Resilience Redefined:

Despite the debilitating fear that threatened to derail his aspirations, Dave refused to succumb to defeat. Drawing upon his innate resilience, he charted a new course for himself, embarking on a career in outside sales. However, his passion for aviation continued to beckon him, refusing to be silenced by fear alone.

Redefining Success:

Years later, Dave made the courageous decision to confront his fears head-on, reigniting his passion for aviation. With unwavering determination, he reclaimed his identity as a pilot, refusing to let past traumas dictate his future. Through sheer grit and perseverance, Dave not only conquered his fear but emerged stronger and more resilient than ever before.

Courage in Action:

Dave’s journey took him to the frontlines of some of the world’s most perilous environments. From navigating treacherous storms as a Coast Guard pilot to flying combat missions in the Middle East, he faced danger head-on with unwavering courage and commitment. His experiences forged him into a leader of unparalleled strength and resilience, inspiring those around him to persevere in the face of adversity.

Why Book Dave Moore:

  1. Inspiration Through Adversity: Dave’s story is a testament to the power of resilience and determination in overcoming life’s greatest challenges. His journey from fear to triumph serves as a beacon of hope for audiences grappling with their own obstacles, inspiring them to persevere in the face of adversity.
  2. Leadership Lessons: As a decorated aviator and officer, Dave offers invaluable insights into effective leadership in high-pressure environments. His experiences navigating life-threatening situations underscore the importance of adaptability, communication, and courage in leadership roles.
  3. Unforgettable Impact: Dave’s captivating storytelling and genuine authenticity leave a lasting impression on audiences long after his keynote concludes. His ability to connect on a deeply personal level resonates with individuals from all walks of life, leaving them inspired to embrace their own journey of resilience and growth.

He knew it was time to face his fear and began to develop a personal system that allowed him to overcome this obstacle. Had Dave Moore not overcome the challenges he faced and allowed fear to dictate his life, Dave would not have achieved the following:

  • Navy & Air Force Wings
  • Military Officer – Coast Guard and Air Force
  • Graduated highest Navy Standard Score (NSS) of all Navy Squadrons
  • Held high-level leadership positions – Managing large teams and large budgets
  • Chief Pilot on the HU-25 Falcon Jet – Search & Rescue Missions
  • Flew 39 Combat Missions in the Middle East in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom
  • Numerous Corporate Pilot Positions

A huge part of Dave Moore story, my passion, and the constant theme in my life is aviation. We all need a passion that drives us beyond mediocrity toward fulfillment of our destiny. We tend to go through the motions in life, not really setting out to accomplish anything specific.

It’s like we’re on autopilot, not really taking the controls and steering ourselves in a particular direction. Many people get to a point in life where they have accepted mediocrity too many times and wandered off course so far that they can never correct their course. But if you are aware of who you are, what you stand for, and what you want to accomplish, your life will be a lot more meaningful and happier.

At any point in your life, you can change your mind-set and become the person you want to be. But first, you have to wake up. When you do that, you can become the person you want to be, and you can achieve anything. You must wake up to win.  – Dave

Book Dave Moore through Speakers Inc:

When you book Dave Moore through Speakers Inc, you’re not just securing a keynote speaker; you’re inviting a transformative experience that will leave a lasting impact on your audience. With his compelling narrative and unwavering authenticity, Dave captivates audiences with his message of resilience, leadership, and courage. Don’t just host an event; create an unforgettable experience with Dave Moore as your keynote speaker.

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