Keith is a managing director of The Cynosure Group, a Salt Lake City based asset manager and investment adviser to the Eccles family and other large family offices. Prior to joining Cynosure, he was managing director at The Carlyle Group in Washington, DC, where he spent nine years with Carlyle’s Global Financial Services Fund Group, helping manage two private equity funds.
While at Carlyle, Keith was responsible for a number of the firm’s most successful financial services investments and led the firm’s sourcing of investments in the asset management and wealth advisory industries. Before joining Carlyle, he was an investment banker with Goldman Sachs, working in Goldman’s Financial Institutions Group, and he worked in a similar capacity for JPMorgan Chase and J.P. Morgan. Keith also serves as a director of Brand Group Holdings, Inc., Avalon Advisors, and Conifer Securities.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Washington and Lee University and an MBA from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.