Keane, the country’s leading provider of unclaimed property compliance and consulting solutions, announced today that it has named Kevin Ryan as Chief Executive Officer, effective March 1st.
Prior to being named as CEO, Ryan served in the position of Keane’s Chief Financial Officer since 2014.
“Kevin positions Keane for sustained growth and success. He has a proven ability to understand the business at a deeper level and drive results,” said Robert Belke, Chairman of Keane’s Board of Directors. “Through Kevin’s operational leadership and financial acumen, Keane saw record revenues in 2016 for its unclaimed property reporting division and continued expansion within its National Consulting & Advisory Services Group.
We’re confident that Kevin’s strategic vision and leadership will allow Keane to strengthen and grow the services we deliver in a continuously regulated industry.”
As Chief Financial Officer, Ryan provided executive leadership for Keane’s consulting and reporting lines of business in addition to Keane’s corporate finance and accounting departments. In this role, Ryan has been instrumental in improving operational efficiency through the use of automation and data analysis.
Prior to joining Keane, Ryan began his career in public accounting, working for multiple “Big 4” accounting firms. During his tenure in public accounting, Ryan played a vital role in the launch of a data analytics practice within the forensic accounting department. Ryan also worked as a consultant serving middle-market private equity firms, developing and implementing financial infrastructures for recently acquired companies.
“I was thrilled to join Keane as CFO in 2014, and I’m even more thrilled to be leading the organization into the future,” said Kevin Ryan. “This is a tremendous company with incredible and talented individuals. I’m looking forward to seeing the company realize its financial goals and furthering our vision to be the premier provider of comprehensive unclaimed property compliance solutions.”
Ryan earned his MBA from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University and his Bachelors of Science in Accounting from Cabrini College.
Keane is the country’s leading provider of comprehensive unclaimed property solutions. From in-depth consulting and annual compliance outsourcing to customized communication and risk mitigation programs, Keane provides organizations with a full suite of professional services. Keane employs more than 185 people across the country in its New York, NY headquarters, main operating facility in King of Prussia, PA, and various satellite offices.