Fred P. Keller

Fred P. Keller

Fred Keller, who founded Cascade Engineering in 1973, was instrumental in Grand Valley State University's successful campaign to bring undergraduate engineering education to Grand Rapids. He is a member of the Engineering Advisory Board, the Dean's advisory board in the Seidman College of Business, and a member of the advisory cabinet for the Ethics Center at Grand Valley. Fred is a former W.K. Kellogg Foundation trustee, an executive-in-residence for the Center for Positive Organizations at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, a visiting lecturer at Cornell's, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Business, and the founding chair of Talent 2025, a catalyst working to ensure ongoing supply of world-class talent for West Michigan. 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.

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