Keith is a graduate of Penn State University and has served as President of the Board of Directors since 2012. He helped guide Uplifting Athletes through an updated and innovative business model and business plan change in 2016 and, in 2018, provided key leadership during the Executive Director transition.
Keith is the Co-Founder of Mediabarn in Arlington, Virginia, a company that specializes in UX research, design, and staff augmentation. As CEO and Co-Founder, he has led Mediabarn through more than a decade of success. He has helped build the organization into an interactive powerhouse with a wide range of clients including government agencies, such as the U.S. Army, U.S. Patent Office and National Institute of Health (NIH), to some of the world’s most widely recognized media and education brands including: Discovery Communications, National Geographic, The Better Business Bureau, PBS, K12, and Pearson Education.
He started his interactive career at America Online, spending 10 years there during a significant period of growth from 1994 to 2004. Keith worked his way up to become the Executive Director of the Producer Team in the AOL Studio for more than two years. The Producer Team was responsible for project managing the user experience design and production of nearly all of the AOL properties, giving Keith wide exposure to all facets of creating and running interactive products.
Keith continues to stay plugged into his alma mater, assisting the College of Information Sciences and Technology as a speaker in project management and entrepreneurship. In his spare time Keith enjoys traveling, cooking, playing bass in a band and treats going out to dinner like an extreme sport.