Partner, Newport Board Group LLC
Keith’s career highlights include having played a founding role in the Deutsche Bank (now GE Capital) multi-billion dollar technology finance business and turning around a failing 220 employee commercial leasing business, which was subsequently sold to Wells Fargo Bank for a $163 Million premium.
Keith was Area General Manager for Deutsche Bank Financial Services, where he had P&L responsibility for all commercial lending operations and led 150 employees generating finance activity amounting to $4 Billion annually. He negotiated acquisition of Carrier Distribution Credit Corp. from United Technologies and led the subsequent rapid growth of the acquired company. He has also been an executive coach and consultant to middle market business owners, providing guidance in all areas of business management, with particular emphasis on growth strategies and leadership best practices.