A seasoned, strategic business leader who knows the nuts and bolts of what drives business, Keith’s primary area of subject matter expertise is grounded in Operations Management, including the leveraging of both domestic and international supply chains, and he is known as a global sourcing expert. Keith’s biggest strength, however, lies in his strong leadership skills. He has made a career out of helping frontline, mid-level, and senior-level managers enhance their performance through the demonstration of world-class leadership skills through his hands-on mentorship.
Keith started his career on the shop floor to then be promoted through a series of successive roles that eventually led him to executive management, covering the gamut from industrial engineering, operations management, supply chain management and executive leadership, primarily in the manufacturing sector. He is a natural leader and strategist with significant experience leading organizations to world class results, making Keith extremely valuable to his clients.
Over the past thirty years, Keith has held significant roles at world-class manufacturers such as Michelin and Trenton Works, in addition to providing strategic consulting to a wide range of clients. Keith is a lifelong learner and is frequently found sharing his knowledge and experience through the delivery of a variety of training and educational activities. His executive level experience combined with his educational background gives Keith a solid grounding to help businesses grow their return on investment by getting the most from their assets and leveraging their supply chains.
Keith has served on the Board of Directors for the Supply Chain Management Association, including time serving as National Board Chair. He has lectured in Operations Management at Dalhousie University’s Rowe School of Business, as well as holding the position of Assistant Professor of Management at Dalton State College’s Wright School of Business, where he taught Dalton State’s capstone course in Strategic Management. Keith holds professional supply chain designations (SCMP and CPSM) and has a PhD in Management from the University of Hull, United Kingdom. Keith is also a past recipient of the SCMA Codère scholarship in support of advanced supply chain research.Back to Our Team