About Me

2019 All Things Open

Management Experience

The best part of my jobs are finding, cultivating, encouraging, and mentoring technical talent. I love teaching, coaching and getting to know my teams, and looking out for their well-being and professional growth. There’s no better feeling than observing and experiencing a member of your team progressing and improving their skills.

Public Speaking

Over the past few years, I have been included in speaking panels at various events and universities including the Unversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina Central, Saint Augustine‚Äôs University, and Shaw University. Topics we’ve discussed included internships, social media in the work world, resume optimization, and general discussion of advertising/marketing and agency …

Board Membership

I am currently a member of the employer advisory board for the Durham, NC based code school, Momentum Learning. I am constantly seeking to advise on other boards to assist them and increase their technological knowledge. Momentum Learning comes out of the ashes of another code school, The Iron Yard. Over the years, I’ve found …

2018 Tournament Finalist

Coaching

For the same reasons that I get a lot out of leading, developing, and helping technology-related staff and teams are many of the same reasons that I love coaching soccer. I have been a coach in the North Carolina Football Club Youth (NCFCY) program for the past 3+ years in their recreation and challenge programs. …

Starting XI, NC Courage

Supporting Women’s Soccer

The Keefer family can be found at every NC Courage game as season ticket holders. When they’re on the road, we’re at home streaming their games. Our sons have increased their soccer knowledge and skills by these matches. They are regular witnesses to the poise and class that these young women bring to the sport. …