Kelly O’Keefe is an educator and strategic advisor to corporations and nonprofits on branding, marketing and innovation. His focus is on helping shape brands that are unique, culturally relevant and responsible.

O’Keefe has led branding efforts for cultural and educational organizations like MIT, Maymont, Gunston Hall, The Dumbarton House Museum, The Branch Museum, the Valentine Museum, MIT, The Kennedy Foundation, The Institute for Contemporary Art, Muhammad Ali Center, Richmond Symphony, Minnesota State, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, Brinton Museum, the AIA, Virginia Center for Creative Arts and Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, as well as dozens of corporations.

Kelly O’Keefe is Chair of Virginia Humanities and a board member of Richmond Forum and Virginia Council of CEOs and is a past board member of The Future of Advertising Project at Wharton, September 11 Victim Relief Fund and the Alumni Board of Cooper Union. He has been inducted into the Virginia Communications Hall of Fame