Keynote Speaker Major Dan Rooney

F-16 Pilot, three-time Iraq Veteran, PGA Professional & Renowned Philanthropist Shares the Story of a Patriot’s Calling

Major Dan “Noonan” Rooney, a U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter pilot, PGA golfer, best-selling author, and founder of Folds of Honor—a non-profit organization that has raised over $100 million and awarded nearly 13,000 educational scholarships to family members of soldiers killed or disabled in combat—will deliver a powerful keynote presentation during the M-PACT 2018 Industry Luncheon, Wednesday March 14, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

In his presentation ‘A Patriot’s Calling: Leadership, Teamwork and Sacrifice,’ Major Rooney reveals how his experiences as a fighter pilot during three combat tours in Iraq impressed upon him the importance of personal accountability and collaborative effort in ensuring the success of any mission. He shares the compelling story of a serendipitous incident that influenced him to pursue his life’s calling: ensuring the sacrifices of America’s heroes—our fallen military personnel—never go unappreciated or unrewarded.

Reserve your seat for this one-of-a-kind event and plan to be  be moved by the tale of hard work and determination that lead Rooney to found Folds of Honor, a nonprofit organization that provides scholarships to the spouses and children of military service members disabled or killed in action. Major Rooney speaks with conviction about his life experiences, delivering real-world examples of how faith, teamwork, trust and compassion are the fundamental keys to success in combat, in business and in life.

He is the author of  A Patriot’s Calling: Living Life Between Fear and Faith, a PGA professional, and founder of Patriot Golf Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Rooney has been awarded numerous honors for his patriotism and philanthropic work, including the Presidential Volunteer Service Award, the Ellis Island Medal of Honor and the Air National Guard’s Directors Service Award. In addition, Rooney has been named among the ‘Heroes of the Year’ by both People magazine and Money magazine, and was included on the ABC World News Tonight ‘Persons of the Year’ list.

The Industry Luncheon is a ticketed event; admission is not included in the price of registration.
Space is limited. Tickets may be purchased at the time of registration.

Attendees, follow this link to register online and reserve your seat at the table for this unforgettable event. Exhibitors may purchase Industry Luncheon tickets through the Exhibitor Service Center.

For assistance with registration or luncheon reservations, contact the Attendee Registration Hotline at 614.947.8646 x7 or e-mail