Nancy Keene is founder of The Perfect Fit, a leadership and strategy consultancy where she advises companies on talent upgrades and succession planning.
She is a keynote speaker and program planner on work/life dynamics. She is the developer of The Changeometer ™ decisionmaking tool that helps you stay focused and gain powerful efficiencies in achieving what is important in your life.
Nancy provides a unique perspective — combining 15 years in the talent selection process with a career foundation launching new companies, products and technologies.
She was previously a director in the Dallas office of Stanton Chase International, a top ranked, retained executive search firm — handling search assignments in the energy, manufacturing and technology sectors, as well as finance and corporate development searches across all industries
Throughout her career, she has provided business advisory services to a blue-chip roster of clients ranging from venture capital-backed start-ups and private equity roll-ups to professional service firms and global, Fortune 500 companies.
Before entering executive search, Nancy was a regional director in the Global Technology Industry Group at PricewaterhouseCoopers, overseeing business development and field operations in the Midwest and Southwest. As an entrepreneur, she ran her own marketing consulting firm. Previously, she was vice president of Keller-Crescent Co., an operating unit of American Standard, where she built one of the first technology marketing resources in the Southwest.
During her career, Nancy has been involved in the launching of emerging technologies and distribution channels, including voice mail, personal computers, software and retail superstore chains. She has had numerous clients complete successful IPOs. She is an effective trendspotter and brings to clients a forward-looking vision — drawing on cross-industry experience.
She received her Bachelor of Science degree in English Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she has been honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award.
Nancy is a national speaker, workshop leader and widely quoted news source. She has been featured in national news outlets, including: The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fortune, ABCNews.com, CNBC.com, Dallas Morning News, D Magazine, Chicago Tribune and many others.
She is a Contributing Editor for Prime Women on-line magazine and served on the Board of Advisors for Texas Women Ventures. She is co-founder of The MBA Edge career launch program at TCU’s Neeley School of Business.