Thomas Otley Named Executive Producer on Upcoming Folds of Honor Documentary

Thomas Otley is joining with DNA Films®, an Emmy® Award-winning film production studio, to serve as Executive Produceron the new Folds of Honor documentary.

Weatherford, TX – October 10, 2018 – Thomas Otley signed on as Executive Producer in a new “Films for Good” documentary feature film from DNA Films®. The film will focus on the Folds of Honor Foundation; a 501C-3 nonprofit organization dedicated to providing educational scholarships to the families of these heroic Americans, and its founder, Major Dan Rooney.

Since 2007, Major Rooney, an F-16 Fighter Pilot in the Oklahoma Air National Guard, has provided educational scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service men and women, and is committed to spending his life changing the futures of those spouses and children through those scholarships. Five-time Emmy Award winning Director Nick Nantonwill direct this documentary about the incredible story behind the organization, Folds of Honor.

As an Executive Producer, Otley will attend the principal filming of the documentary, and be a part of this life changing experience while learning the incredible story behind the organization. The Folds of Honor documentary will begin principal photography on location in February of 2019.

More About Thomas Otley:

Thomas Otley is the Director: Strategic Growth for Meridian Associates.  He believes that within each person is great, untapped potential to live, love, create, and lead.  He is dedicated to serve individuals and organizations and to help them achieve their full potential.  Thomas has expertise in helping family businesses thrive across generations.

Thomas served as a Senior Executive for Dale Carnegie Training and The John Maxwell Company.  He also has significant Global HR experience providing leadership to the Multinational Force & Observers in Egypt and Israel.  Thomas holds a master’s degree in Human Resource Management and has completed post-graduate studies at Harvard Business School and Harvard University – John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Thomas lives with his bride, Mary Ann in Johns Creek, GA. They have amazing children Tommy and his bride Sarah, Johnny, and Iris in Suwanee, GA.

To learn more about Thomas Otley and his services, please visit:

About DNA Films®:

DNA Films® is led by five-time Emmy® Award Winning Director and Producer, Nick Nanton and Emmy® Award Winning Producer, JW Dicks. Dicks and Nanton have produced multiple award-winning films including Visioneer: The Peter Diamandis Story, Esperanza, Mi Casa Hogar and Jacob’s Turn. Their productions have won multiple Emmys and together they have been awarded more than a dozen Telly Awards for excellence in television and film production.  Combined, they have produced and directed more than 500 television episodes and dozens of films.


Dicks and Nanton’s goal is to bring amazing stories to the big screen as a means of encouraging and inspiring a new generation.



Media contacts:

Christine Enberg

Dicks + Nanton Celebrity Branding Agency


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