The Honorable David C. Gompert
David C. Gompert joined Bristow's Board in February 2015. Gompert currently serves as a director on the board of Global Defense & National Securities Systems, Inc., where he is chairman of the compensation committee and a member of the audit committee and the nominating committee. In addition, Gompert is distinguished visiting professor for National Security Studies at the United States Naval Academy and adjunct senior fellow at the RAND Corporation. He previously served as chairman of the Board of Global Integrated Security (USA) Inc., the U.S. security services business of Global Strategies Group, from 2011 to July 2015. Gompert has had a prominent career in the United States government, holding senior positions including principal deputy director of National Intelligence and acting director of National Intelligence under President Obama, special assistant to President George H. W. Bush, and special assistant to Secretary of State Kissinger. He also worked in the private sector, holding senior executive positions at Unisys and AT&T, as well as in top-level positions at the RAND Corporation. Gompert is also a member of the American Academy of Diplomacy, the Council on Foreign Relations and the Advisory Board of the Center for Cyber Studies at the U.S. Naval Academy. He has served on Bristow’s Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee since May 2015.