Dan Magoon is a committed and driven community leader who has successfully led nonprofit, Massachusetts Fallen Heroes, for seven years. The organization is dedicated to honoring those who have given their lives in service since September 11, 2001. Under Magoon’s leadership, Massachusetts Fallen Heroes has grown into a million dollar nonprofit.
Magoon’s proudest accomplishment as executive director occurred in May of 2016, when the organization unveiled a public tribute acknowledging the sacrifice these service members have made in Boston’s Seaport Square. The unveiling was in conjunction with Massachusetts Fallen Heroes’ first annual Patriot Week, a 10-day series of events honoring local veterans and Gold Star Families.
Today, Massachusetts Fallen Heroes is focused on supporting local Gold Star Families and Veterans through outreach programs, special events and advocacy services. Magoon began his service with the United States Army in 2003, and completed three combat deployments between Iraq and Afghanistan. In 2007, Magoon concluded his service with the rank of Sergeant. Upon receiving an honorable discharge from the United States Army, Magoon joined the Boston Fire Department. He currently resides in Dorchester, Massachusetts with his wife Megan and two sons, Conrad and Winston.