“… Keith empowers the people around him and gives them ownership of their vision and delivery of their defined priorities. Keith encourages individuals to learn, and he assists in their professional development when he sees there is a need… “
His [Keith’s] leadership provided an effective and healthy forum for the discussion of cultural challenges, operating needs, and efficiencies along with the necessary opportunity amalgamation … Keith was mindful of the challenges involved in change and the human needs and legacy structures that the teams encountered and worked to journey through.
He was highly attentive to the needs of both organizations and their people throughout the process and contributed in no small way to the final product and the merged entity that exists today.
Keith has been supporting Shelter Movers in a pro bono capacity, providing advice on governance, fundraising and organizational scaling. We have appreciated his guidance and have capitalized on a number of opportunities through Keith’s many connections and relationships.
Keith is a gifted major gift fundraiser, and relationship builder, who led a team of 4 development officers through a very successful campaign. As someone who worked directly for Keith, I can add that he was an incredible mentor to me, and offered advice, ideas, but always first listened.
“… impressed by his dedication to the mission .., his courage to lead organizational change, his resilience in challenging circumstances, and his commitment to finding solutions in complex, emotionally-charged situations. He serves as trusted counsel when it is unclear what the next step is and can see what others might miss.”
“Keith is an experienced leader with a wealth of expertise in the management of charities and large businesses. He is leading our organization through a process of structuring the governance and sponsorship program , working directly with my Board Chair and myself, the Executive Director. His skills have been invaluable to our organization.”
“…an outstanding executive with a fantastic track record, in particular in the areas of leadership, governance, fundraising and brand development.”
“Keith is a change agent, with a keen sense of how to move major projects forward. Driven but empathetic, his broad professional and life experiences inform his passion … Keith is a pragmatist, direct and honest, and takes ownership for his work regardless of circumstance… I very much enjoyed working with Keith and appreciated his commitment to providing context and clarity.”
“Keith did an outstanding job researching and writing a report for the YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador to assess the market for developing a camp property. Keith’s attention to detail, innovative thinking, and personable approach were all very much appreciated. We would gladly work with Keith again.”