Brigadier General Dan Keefe
(USA, Retired, USMA 1976)

C-Suite corporate president and COO, corporate governance, combat veteran, leader development, business turnaround, leading large complex multicultural organizations, strategic business planning

Dan brings a unique combination of experience having risen to be a General Officer in the U.S. Army and served in the C-suite of a major publicly traded company. His career reflects demonstrated performance as a driving force in business turn around, complex M&A integration, and resources optimization in a competitive landscape resulting in strong growth and performance. Dan’s military and corporate experience enabled the development of the strong leadership traits of successful team builder, strategic critical thinker, effective communicator across multiple mediums, developing high performers and a clear intent visionary for the future.

Corporate Background
Dan served as the President and COO at ManTech International (MANT), a publicly traded technology company with $2B in sales. He assumed this position just as the company faced a significant downturn with the reduction of government spending in overseas operations. Under his leadership he pivoted the business to enterprise IT, resulting in organic growth and an industry leading book-to-bill of 2.3 times- revenue in 2017. Prior to ManTech Dan was a Senior Vice President and General Manager at L-3 Communications Corporation where his portfolio included the largest single contract in the corporation at $600M in sales per year. On this contract he successfully led over 10,000 multi-national and multi- cultural employees across the Mideast. Dan has strong corporate governance experience serving on profit and non-profit boards to include audit committees. He is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors and serves pro-bono on the Board of Advisors to the College of Education & Human Development at George Mason University.

Military Background
Dan served for 31 years as an officer in the United States Army. He led forces at multiple echelons in many theaters of operations to include Korea, Europe, Africa, the Balkans and the Middle East. As a General Officer he was the Commanding General of U.S. and multi-national forces in Kosovo. In this command his responsibilities included battalions not only from the United States but also Poland, Ukraine, Greece and Russia which he successfully integrated and lead to be an effective multi-national force.

Dan also served as the V Corps Chief of Staff during initial combat and then stabilization operations as the Corps established a U.S. presence and governmental services in Iraq (2003-2004). During this period of transition Dan led a high-performing team challenged every day with a volatile, uncertain and complex environment on the streets of Baghdad and across Iraq.

MA, Economics, University of Oklahoma, Norman OK
BS, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY

Dan has been married for 40 years and has two sons, one who served three combat tours in Afghanistan. Dan was also a four-year NCAA Division 1 student athlete in basketball at West Point.