Fred P. Keller

Fred P. Keller

Fred Keller, who founded Cascade Engineering in 1973, was instrumental in Grand Valley State Universitys successful campaign to bring undergraduate engineering education to Grand Rapids. He is a member of the Engineering Advisory Board and the Deans advisory board in the Seidman School of Business, and a member of the advisory cabinet for the Ethics center at Grand Valley. Fred is a trustee at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, a visiting lecturer at Cornells Johnson School of Business, Chair of the Talent 2025 board, and Co-Chair of the Chamber of Commerce Diversity and Inclusion council. He is also a co-founding member of Grand Angels. He is the recipient of numerous high-profile awards including the White House's Ron Brown Award for Corporate Leadership, the West Michigan Hall of Fame, and the Ernst & Young Social Responsibility Entrepreneur Award. Back to Foundation Leadership.