Growth Consulting

KayKeenanKay Keenan, President

Kay Keenan is an accomplished marketer,strategist, fundraiser and business leader. Kay began her career in Information Systems and Supply Chain management, so she has a unique understanding of how to make marketing and sales ideas really work. She is a popular speaker on business development, new media, leading nonprofits, marketing, and entrepreneurship.  She is the co-author of Conversation on Networking and leads workshops on building relationships. She regularly tweets (@ConsultKeenan) on marketing and nonprofit topics. Kay chaired the American Marketing Association’s 2012 Nonprofit Marketing Conference which was held in Washington, D.C.

Her clients have included American Water Company, Anchorage Concert Association, Best Western Plus the Inn at King of Prussia, Campbell Soup Company, Conectiv Communications, Contract Cleaners Supply, the State of Delaware, the Episcopal Church of Sts. Andrew and Matthew, Habitat for Humanity Burlington County, Harry’s Savoy Ballroom, Irving Tissue, the King of Prussia Business Improvement District, McCrery & Hanna Funeral Homes, Melrose Diner, Technical Concepts (now Rubbermaid Commercial Products), United Way of Delaware and Winterthur Museum.

Kay took a three year break from consulting when hired by a client to be their Vice President of Marketing and Communications. While at Big Brothers Big Sisters of America she led their repositioning and their entry into new media.  The repositioning was featured in the New York Times in January of 2011.

Kay has led the turnaround of sales and marketing teams by emphasizing focus on customers and processes resulting in nearly 100% ‘customer satisfaction improvement.. She believes that all marketing strategies begin by understanding the consumer and the marketplace. Her experience ranges from marketing packaged products to heating and air conditioning services to professional services.

Her bachelor's degree is from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA and her MBA is from Syracuse University. She is an active Rotarian, board member for the Delaware Fund for Women, Goodwill of Delaware & Delaware County and lay leader with the Episcopal Church. Kay and her husband live in Wilmington, Delaware.

1520 North Rodney Street, Wilmington, DE 19806
Private phones 302 654 5155 or 302 740 9771 • Kay.Keenan@gmail.com