Keith is proud to call himself a Supply Chain and Operations specialist who knows the nuts and bolts of what drives business. His primary area of subject matter expertise involves the leveraging of both domestic and international supply chains, and he has become well known as a supply chain management and global sourcing expert. Keith’s biggest strength, however, lies in his strong leadership skills. He has made a career out of helping frontline and mid-level managers enhance their performance through the demonstration of world-class leadership skills as a result of his hands-on mentorship.
Keith started on the shop floor to then become a frontline supervisor, promoting to middle and then executive management covering the gamut from industrial engineering, purchasing, distribution, logistics, supply chain and operations management, 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 twenty-five years, Keith has held significant roles at world-class manufacturers Michelin and Trenton Works, as well as other Atlantic Canadian manufacturers, 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 also served on the Board of Directors for the Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA), including time serving as National Board Chair. Keith has lectured at Dalhousie University’s Rowe School of Business as well as Dalton State College’s Wright School of Business and holds professional supply chain designations (SCMP and CPSM) as well as a PhD degree from the University of Hull, United Kingdom. In 2014, Keith was a recipient of the SCMA Codère scholarship in support of advanced research in Supply Chain Management.Back to Our Team