William T. Keevan

William T. Keevan
  • William T. Keevan
    CSIS Trustee
  • William T. Keevan has more than 40 years of financial statement auditing, consulting, internal investigation, litigation support, regulatory compliance, and corporate governance experience. He was with Arthur Andersen LLP for 28 years, including 20 years (1982–2002) as a partner in a number of senior management positions. From June 2002 to December 2006, Mr. Keevan was senior managing director of Navigant Consulting Inc., a specialty consulting firm. In December 2006, he joined Kroll Inc., a leading international risk consulting firm, where he was a senior managing director and the U.S. leader of the firm’s Complex Accounting, Disputes and Regulatory Compliance Services practice. In September 2010, subsequent to the sale of Kroll Inc. by Marsh and McLennan, he became an independent consultant and senior adviser to Chess Consulting LLC, the successor to the practice he led at Kroll. Early in his career, Mr. Keevan spent five years in private industry in various financial management positions involving Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting, financial analysis, cost accounting, and merger and acquisition due diligence. He has been recognized in multiple forums as an expert witness on financial accounting, cost accounting, auditing, and regulatory compliance matters. His clients have included companies in a wide range of industries, many of them doing substantial business with the U.S. and foreign governments and therefore subject to unique business and regulatory risks. Mr. Keevan received his undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Akron in 1968. He is a CPA, is licensed to practice in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia, and is registered in Illinois. He is also a Board Leadership Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). Mr. Keevan previously served on the board of SRA International, Inc., which was acquired by Providence Equity Capital in July 2011.  Mr. Keevan was a director of DeVry from November 2005 through November 2013.  He served as chairman of DeVry’s Audit and Finance Committee and as a member of the Compensation Committee.


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