Chief Dan Daly is a 24 year veteran of the NY City Fire Department. On Sept. 11, 2001 he responded to Ground Zero. What
he saw and felt there on that day, and the days and months that followed changed his life forever.
Dan Daly worked
extensively at the scene and, became one of the 100 individuals awarded the NYS Senate Liberty Medal for their efforts.
Since that day, Dan has shared his message of peace, hope and tolerance throughout the United States and the world
including speaking on Capital Hill. At the request of the United States Departmant of State, and other organizations, Dan
has presented his message in over 100 cities across the globe, from Canada to Chile and from Nicaragua to Nepal..
His mission has most recently taken him to Guatamala, Hungary, Berlin, Poland and Russia.
In November of 2002,
Dan Daly retired from the FDNY, permitting him the opportunity to continue his mission.
As well as presenting
his programs, Dan spends much of his time working as a volunteer with the wounded veterans back from Iraq and Afghanistan,
as well as teaching public speaking in prisons, also as a volunteer. Through these unique experiences, along with his
work at Ground Zero, Dan has created a powerful presentation for teenagers entitled "The Five Keys To Happiness". This
program is being offered free of charge to schools and youth organizations across the country.