About Us

The Safe America Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit chartered in 1994, with headquarters in suburban Atlanta. The foundation partners with corporate, government, public and private sector organizations, and other nonprofits to save lives by emphasizing safety education and emergency preparedness. Our mission is to be the voice of safety, helping to keep people safe.aboutuspic

Other key goals include helping returning veterans transition safely to civilian life, teaching safe driving techniques and hosting school assemblies on dangerous driving decisions, reducing cyber crimes, combating human trafficking, and championing programs to address safety needs such as Brain Camp, The WorldSafe Gala, BE Safe America and more.

OUR TEAM

Mary Lou Pagano

Chief Operating Officer

Len Pagano

President & CEO

John Varner

Executive Vice President & Chief of Staff

Thomas McLaurin

Vice President - Transportation Division 7

Gene Swanzey, Jr.

Executive Vice President - Data Analytics & Opioid Crisis Analysis

Christy Taylor

Chief Financial Officer

Mel Dowdell

Senior Vice President, Online Marketing

Joe Capara

Senior Vice President - Executive Services

Lynda Johnson

Senior Administrative Associate

Tricia Beck - Peter

Assistant Vice President - Public Engagement

The Safe America Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit chartered in 1994, with headquarters in suburban Atlanta.

Other key goals include helping returning veterans transition safely to civilian life, teaching safe driving techniques and hosting school assemblies on:

  •  Driver Education
  • Reducing Cyber Crimes
  • Combating Human Trafficking
  • Brain Camp Safety Program
  • The WorldSafe Gala
  • BE Safe America Tour

Our Partners