Eric Douglas Keene
Eric is the Founder and President of Keene Advisory Group and a Managing Director of Donahue Patterson Associates.
partners with public and private clients to recruit general management and functional executives.
Formerly with Russell Reynolds Associates, he served as a firm-wide leader on diversity and as a member of the corporate officer's practice.
has successfully led search engagements across a variety of industries including consumer markets, education and social enterprise, financial services, industrial, life sciences, private equity, professional services and technology.
Functional areas addressed range from line-consulting, marketing, sales and strategy to finance, human resources, information technology and operations.
Previously Eric worked for McKinsey & Company serving international clientele on issues of operations, organization, sales and strategy.
earlier experience includes several years in sales and marketing with IBM, O'Connor & Associates/Swiss Bank
(UBS) and AT&T
A Shaker Heights native, Eric received his M.B.A. as the Weatherhead Alumni Scholar from Case Western Reserve University and earned his B.S. in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Eric currently serves on the Visiting Committee of the Weatherhead School of Management and is the Board Chair and President of the Alumni Association of Case Western Reserve University.
He is a Director of Global Targeting, a leading international consultancy focused on innovation.
Prior board experience includes the Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement
(HACE), the Evening Associates of the Art Institute of Chicago
and Centers for New Horizons
He is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and the Union Club of Cleveland.
was recently recognized by Diversity MBA Magazine as one of their Top 100 Under 50 Executive Leaders.