Charlotte Police Foundation

Spring Luncheon 2019

Jocko Willink

Save the date for the Spring Luncheon on April 4, 2019. Retired U.S. Navy SEAL Jocko Willink will be the keynote speaker.

Jocko Willink is a retired U.S. Navy SEAL officer, co-author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win, host of the top-rated Jocko Podcast, and co-founder of Echelon Front, where he serves as Chief Executive Officer, leadership instructor, speaker and strategic advisor. Jocko spent 20 years in the SEAL Teams, starting as an enlisted SEAL and rising through the ranks to become a SEAL officer. As commander of SEAL Team Three’s Task Unit Bruiser during the battle of Ramadi, he orchestrated SEAL operations that helped the “Ready First” Brigade of the U.S. Army’s First Armored Division bring stability to the violent, war-torn city. Task Unit Bruiser became the most highly decorated Special Operations Unit of the Iraq War.

Jocko returned from Iraq to serve as Officer-in-Charge of training for all West Coast SEAL Teams. There, he spearheaded the development of leadership training and personally instructed and mentored the next generation of SEAL leaders who have continued to perform with great success on the battlefield. Jocko is the recipient of the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, and numerous other personal and unit awards.

Upon retiring from the Navy, Jocko co-founded Echelon Front, a premier leadership consulting company, where he teaches the leadership principles he learned on the battlefield to help others lead and win. Jocko also authored the Discipline Equals Freedom Field Manual, a New York Times Bestseller, and the best selling children’s books: The Way of the Warrior Kid, and The Way of the Warrior Kid: Marc’s Mission.

April 4, 2019
Charlotte Convention Center
501 S. College Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

12:00pm - 1:15pm

Keynote Speaker
Retired U.S. Navy SEAL Jocko Willink
Sponsorship Opportunities
Platinum $25,000
Gold $10,000
Silver $5,000
Bronze $3,000
* All sponsorships include a table for 8 guests. In addition, an officer from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department will also be seated at each table.
Table hosts are invited to a VIP reception with the Keynote Speaker at 11am.
For more information contact
CMPF Executive Director Amy Nielsen