Folded Flag Foundation / Vegas Golden Knights FoundationJohn Coogan has served in the non-profit & technology sectors for over twenty years and offers experience and expertise in strategic fundraising planning, fundraising infrastructure management, donor operations management, and program services management.
Throughout his non-profit career, Mr. Coogan has been involved in the successful solicitation of millions of dollars in charitable gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations; and in the design and deployment of critical fundraising and program delivery systems for a variety of charitable organizations.
Mr. Coogan is highly committed to veterans and military families, having served in the past as Executive Director for Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation and as Director of Technology & Fundraising Infrastructure for Wounded Warrior Project. He currently serves as President of The Folded Flag Foundation, which focuses on enabling surviving military families for success after loss, using education as the cornerstone. He also serves as President of the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation, which is committed to supporting local Las Vegas charities and philanthropic efforts across five pillars – Education, Health & Wellness, Hunger & Homelessness, Military & First Responders and Youth Development & Sports.
Mr. Coogan holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a master's degree in Business Administration and Information Systems Management from the University of Texas' McCombs School of Business. He recently completed the Executive Program for Non-Profit Leaders at Stanford University.
Prior to his work in the non-profit sector, Mr. Coogan served in various technical leadership roles with Pricewaterhouse Coopers and VERITAS Software Corporation, among other organizations.