Leadership 2001 – Present
Keith is actively involved in leadership roles at numerous organizations that bring together entrepreneurs and marketing executives.
Global Chairman, 2017/2018 YPO Innovation Week.
YPO Innovation Week, May 8-12, is designed to bring together the world's most dynamic innovators for a rare chance to network, overturn conventional thinking and come away inspired with actionable, applicable insight. Summit locations include: Sydney, New York, Silicon Valley, Toronto and
SEN Network Board
Entrepreneur & Innovation Network Board
Previous YPO Roles: St. Louis Chapter Chairman, Central Region Chairman, Intl Networks Board, Vice-Chair SEN, Producer of several GLCs/Summit, IT Committee, St Louis Strategic Planning Board Chairman/member, Served on Intl Board (YEO Board).
YPO is the global platform for chief executives to engage, learn and grow. YPO members harness the knowledge, influence and trust of the world’s most influential and innovative business leaders to inspire business, personal, family and community impact. Today, YPO empowers more than 24,000 members in more than 130 countries, diversified among industries and types of businesses.
International President & Chairman (Past)
July 1993 – July 2000 (7 years 1 month), Washington D.C. Metro Area
YEO/EO -- Leading Entrepreneur Organization. Started with focus on members under 40. www.eonetwork.org
For eight years Keith served on Boards including International President. During his tenure, he created GLC, GSEA, Sponsorships and other programs. As a leadership team member developed the Kauffman Foundation funding and partnership. Additionally, the leadership team grew the organization from 300 to over 6,000 members during the 8 yr term. Keith started the International expansion program.
YEO/EO St. Louis: Founder, President
1993 – July 1995 (2 years) -- Started YEO (now EO), St. Louis Chapter. Young Entrepreneurs Organization,. 8,700 Global members. 150 in St. Louis. Served as Intl Chairman 1999. On Board 1993-2000. Lead Intl Board & growth from 500 members to 6,000 when leaving the board.
RevUnit is a digital product development agency that helps companies see their business differently through our innovative digital agency services. As an active board member, Keith contributes to the growth of RevUnit and the solutions that they offer to clients.
Maryville University is a nationally-honored private college located in the west St. Louis County suburb of Town and Country, just 22 miles from downtown St. Louis, Missouri. Maryville University is an outstanding national university offering a comprehensive and innovative education focused on student learning, outcomes and success. Keith advises on matters of marketing, innovation, and technology.
Downtown St. Louis is the region’s hub for tourism, dining and entertainment. Whether you’re a permanent resident or in town for a day, Downtown has plenty of activities, filled with culture and fun for all! Downtown is home to 200+ annual events, delicious eateries and numerous attractions. St. Louis is a culture of diversity, vibrancy and art; embrace our city’s beauty in the heart of it…Welcome to Downtown St. Louis!
Korte Construction (Past board member)
Korte is a Design-Build construction company committed to excellence. To date, they’ve delivered more than 2,500 projects, managing more than $250 million of construction volume each year. As a current board member, Keith plays a role in Korte's growing impact on the community.
Enterprise Bank (past board member)
Keith served as a board member for Enterprise Bank & Trust/Clayton. Founded nearly 30 years ago on the idea of serving the lifetime financial needs of privately-held businesses, Enterprise Bank & Trust is a collection of their owner families and other success-minded individuals. They offer a comprehensive array of banking, trust and financial advisory services.
Opaa FoodS (Past board member)
Opaa! Food Management specializes in serving the nutritional needs of K-12 school districts by providing a wide variety of fresh, safe, and nutritious choices to support a healthy learning environment, all at an exceptional value. Keith actively contributes to Opaa! and is committed to it's success.
St Louis Advertising Club (past board member)
Chairman of the board, 1995 – 1997 (2 years) Reorganized one of the oldest advertising clubs in the US. Ad Club is focused on advertising and other marketing services. As President, Keith significantly grew membership and brought on new leadership and revived the 100+ year old Association of marketing professionals.
KWMU/NPR (past board member)
As the regional NPR affiliate, KWMU brings in-depth reporting, local discussions, and national programming to the St. Louis metro area.
Civic Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO)
SIFE natl Judge
Jewish Federation of St. Louis/UJC
Solomon Schechter Day School
Chair-jewishinstlouis.org, (Stl j Fed)