Kevin Keane Named to Accounting Today’s 2017 Managing Partner Elite Class
PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP, the nation’s 28th largest accounting and advisory firm, announced today that the Firm’s Managing Partner Kevin Keane has been named to Accounting Today’s prestigious Managing Partner Elite Class for 2017. The distinction, given to 10 managing partners each year, recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities and show an ability to drive innovation and firm growth. Keane took over as managing partner in 1998, overseeing the firm’s growth from 50 employees and two offices to more than 750 employees in nine offices across four states.
“I’m honored and humbled to receive this distinction along with these other industry leaders,” Keane said. “This award really belongs to the incredible team at PKF O’Connor Davies. I’ve spent my career focused on growing the Firm and creating an outstanding culture here, and I couldn’t be prouder of the work we do for our clients day in and day out.”
The Accounting Today brief describing the Managing Partner Elite Class notes the strategic plan for the Firm is a formalization of Keane’s vision that he began executing when he became Managing Partner. In addition, it highlights his commitment to a strong culture that has driven the development of dedicated leaders and partners. It also describes Keane’s role in the Firm being named as the lead North American firm in the PKF global network.
In his 30-plus year career, Keane has specialized in providing accounting and business advisory services to family-owned companies in the manufacturing, distribution, real estate and construction industries. He is also an active participant on boards and finance committees for many area non-profit organizations and clubs, including the John A. Coleman School of the Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center, Lititz Watch Technicum and the Irish Arts Center. He is a director and founder of The Westchester Bank and is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for his alma mater, Archbishop Stepinac High School.