affiliations

Keene Advisory Group is proud to partner with the following associations, non-profits, and advocacy groups. Our engagement with these organizations provides for deeper industry, functional, and cultural insights,with expanded candidate access on behalf of our clients.

american association of blacks in energy

The American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) is a national association of energy professionals founded and dedicated to ensure the input of African Americans and other minorities into the discussions and developments of energy policies, regulations, R&D technologies, and environmental issues. 

Our membership of energy professionals represents every sector of the industry. We utilize the expertise of our members to analyze energy policy and serve as a resource for community leaders, consumers, policymakers and regulators on the impact that these policies have on underrepresented communities.

CENTER FOR HEALtHCARE INNOVATION

The Center for Healthcare Innovation (CHI) is an independent, non-profit research and educational institute dedicated to making healthcare more equitable for all patients.

Our vision is to be the leading global platform for meaningful change in health equity. Our mission is to bring together experts and ideas from all over the world to improve healthcare for everyone, regardless of socioeconomic status,gender, race, ethnicity, or other social determinants.

CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™

The CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ is the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace. This commitment is driven by a realization that addressing diversity and inclusion is not a competitive issue, but a societal issue. CEOs recognize that change starts with them.

With more than 150 CEOs of the world’s leading companies and business organizations, our goal is to leverage our individual and collective voices to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Chicago united

Chicago United is creating an environment where racially diverse CEOs and executive level management can share common experiences to promote diversity and inclusion while delivering best practices for diversity practitioners, and building relationships among leaders who share common values. 

Our mission is to achieve parity in economic opportunity for people of color by advancing multiracial leadership in corporate governance, executive level management, and business diversity. Our vision is to transform the Chicago region into the most inclusive business ecosystem in the nation by engaging the top publicly and privately held corporations in leading talent management and inclusive diversity practices. 

Human resources management association Of chicago

HRMAC is Chicagoland's premier resource for advancing workplace strategy and leadership. HRMAC membership is comprised of 500 Chicago area organizations with a network of over 5,000 HR Professionals representing small private companies to multi-national public corporations from every business sector.With an unmatched tradition of fellowship, education and leadership, HRMAC is the oldest human resources organization in the country.

Having recently concluded its 100th anniversary celebration, HRMAC remains committed to serving the human resources community and advancing the impact of progressive HR strategies on business success.

international executive resources group

International Executive Resources Group is a global non-profit, professional association for executives who have lived and worked outside of their home countries at senior levels for extended periods and been enriched by in-depth exposure to diverse business environments and cultures around the world.

IERG executives are C-level or report to C-level executives and have considerable expertise in one or more function, discipline and geographies. Members come from diverse nationalities, geographies, and industries, and represent a range of organizations, from Fortune 500 companies to entrepreneurial ventures. Know-how of global markets is the unifying force that ties members together.

McKinsey alumni

McKinsey alumni number more than 30,000 and work in leadership roles across the private, public and social sectors. They live and work in 125 countries around the world, with nearly 20,000 outside North America. Membership in this dynamic network is a lasting benefit of a McKinsey career.

McKinsey’s Black Network creates opportunities for colleagues, clients, and alumni to network and build connections. Our global network includes hundreds of black alumni who now play significant roles in many organizations, including the Securities and Exchange Commission, Credit Suisse Group, and Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America-College Retirement Equities Fund. Of our black alumni, 10 percent hold CEO-level positions and more than 15 percent have founded, or are actively running companies they founded.

private directors association

The Private Directors Association® (PDA) is a non-profit organization of, by, and for private company business owners, their executives, and directors. The mandate is to define and model private company governance excellence for corporate, ESOPs, family-owned, partnerships, private equity portfolio companies, and start-ups/ venture capital financed - at all levels of revenue generation.

Our mission is creating, sustaining and enhancing Private Company value through the active use of Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards.  We advocate for excellent practices in board formation and governance. We provide a national network where executives and professionals interested in board service can find and meet with those interested in securing exceptional board members.

THE FORUM ON WORKPLACE INCLUSION

For more than 31 years, The Forum on Workplace Inclusion® has built an active community of cross-sector leaders who gather each year to learn and grow through facilitated dialogue, structured networking and experiential learning.

A new decade brings challenges that demand new solutions to meet the diverse needs of changing markets, customers, and talent. With eyes on the future, leaders must be open to shifts in their approaches to addressing workplace issues and more—they must be willing to learn from those who bring different ideas, experiences and perspectives.

the presidents’ council business chamber

The Presidents’ Council Business Chamber core mission is to establish a viable membership organization that supports African American businesses and advances African American entrepreneurship while also making investments and advocating politically.

To provide leadership, innovate ideas, and resources to advance African American owned and operated businesses thus contributing to the overall growth and economic development in Northeast Ohio.