Full Name
William Keegan
Job Title
HEART 9/11
Speaker Bio
Bill Keegan was a highly decorated Lieutenant in the Special Operations Division (S.O.D.) and a 20-year veteran of the Port Authority Police Department. Lieutenant Bill Keegan responded to the WTC attacks on September 11th and the next day was named Night Operations Commander of the WTC Rescue/Recovery Teams, where he supervised over 500 police responders over the nine-month long recovery mission.

Bill retired in 2005 and founded HEART 9/11 (Healing Emergency Aid Response Team) in 2007 – a non-profit disaster response organization comprised of police, fire, union construction workers, 9/11 surviving families that bonded in the aftermath of September 11, 2001 to honor the sacrifices of brave colleagues and family members lost, to continue to utilize their experience and training in service to others, and to provide disaster relief and humanitarian aid to individuals and communities in need.

Bill, his wife, Karen, and their three daughters, Kristine, Tara, and Rory reside in New Jersey.
Speaking At
9/11: 20 Years Later
William Keegan