Keith is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of UTC Venture Group, where he is dedicated to providing top-notch tools, support, and resources to Lakewood Ranch's entrepreneur community. He understands the difficulties associated with creating and scaling a small business in today's competitive and regulatory-laden environment through the creation of 9 of his own startups. Putting his experience to use, he aims to act as a pillar of support within the entrepreneur community regarding startups, partnerships, and human capital.
Keith is the current President of Suncoast Technology Forum, where he focuses on growing and promoting the Technology Ecosystem in Manatee, Sarasota and Charlotte Counties. He is also an Economic Development Ambassador for the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance, whose mission is to connect, educate, and strengthen the business community in the Lakewood Ranch region. He is a graduate of the Master's Certification program in Human Resources Management from Villanova University and holds a Human Resources certification from the SHRM Institute. Now he is reinvesting his knowledge as a frequent guest speaker at events, conferences, and universities, including the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee's MBA program for multiple professors.
In his spare time, Keith hits homers, kills it on the softball field, play wrestles with UTCVG's Chief Security Puppy Riley, and mentors young, passionate entrepreneurs to achieve their lifelong goals.