Our Founder

Dr. Kevin Keelen is the founder of Keelen & Company.  Kevin has worked in education for over 20 years, with particular expertise in data, technology, operations, national expansion, customer service, & strategy.  Kevin is known for creative thinking and a keen ability to anticipate issues and find innovative, enduring solutions.

Kevin has served in a variety of impactful roles, including Founder, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Information Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Academic Officer, Vice President of Data & Systems, Vice President of Employee Solutions, Director of Knowledge Management, & Director of Curriculum.  Equally important, Kevin brings experience from three different sectors of education: non-profit higher education, for-profit education services, and non-profit K-12 education.  Kevin completed his Doctorate in Education (Ed.D.) in 2009 at University of California, Los Angeles. Kevin is married and lives with his wife and daughter in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.