Chief Executive Officer
Kevin transitioned into the role of CEO from the roles of Chief Transformation Officer and President of Kandy. Previously he served as Managing Director, Operations, for Navigation Capital Partners since March 2021. Prior to joining Navigation, from October 2020 to March 2021, Mr. Keough was an independent management consultant, serving clients on a range of consulting engagements. From October 2017 to September 2020, he was the Managing Director and Head of Post-Acquisition for Investcorp’s North American Private Equity Group. Prior to joining Investcorp, from 2006 to September 2017 he had been with Arcapita Investment Management and its predecessor firm, Arcapita Inc., ultimately serving in the role of Managing Director and Global Head of Portfolio Management.
Before his move into private equity, Mr. Keough spent seven years as a senior executive with FirstEnergy Corporation, a public energy company headquartered in Akron, Ohio. During this period, he held several corporate strategic planning and shared services roles, and served as President of the Ohio Edison Company. He had been a Management Consultant for ten years in the Cleveland Office of McKinsey & Company, Inc, serving as a partner and leader in the Firm’s North American Energy Practice.
Mr. Keough holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BS in Engineering Mechanics, with honors, from the United States Military Academy at West Point.