Regional Sales Manager for Kiefer Northeast
Hobbies: Golf, Coaching, Community Service, Spending Time with Family and Friends & Watching Comedy Movies
Keith McDermott brings to Kiefer Northeast unique skill sets and experiences as an athlete, coach, director of college athletics, facility manager, project manager and an administrator of a state regulatory organization. Keith’s experiences in those roles has enabled him to gain the knowledge of what facility managers, event managers and administrators need to function efficiently and how to build a facility with the essentials that will meet the demands of the users and administrators alike.
Keith’s experience in athletics administration include the management and operations of hundreds of sporting events at Syracuse University, Northeastern University and the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center, where he served as the director for 20 years.
Keith coaches sprinters and horizontal jumpers at a local high school and is a member of the Massachusetts State Track Coaches Association. Keith was also a member of Boston 2024, a group that was responsible for developing a proposal to bring the 2024 Olympic Games to Boston. Keith’s contributions to the City of Boston and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts are well documented such as his serving on the Transition Teams of Massachusetts’ Governor Charlie Baker and Boston’s Mayor Marty Walsh.
Keith earned a Bachelors’ degree from Springfield College, where he still holds the 100-yard dash record, and a Masters’ degree from Syracuse University. While at Syracuse, Keith researched the economic impacts that sporting venues and events have on neighboring communities.
Quote: “Having worked with a principle of Kiefer Northeast when I was a director of athletics and facility manager, I developed first-hand knowledge of the level of expertise they brought to their projects. Their knowledge, integrity, and the quality of their products added tremendous value to me as a facility manager and I am greatly looking forward to bringing those qualities to our customers in my role with Kiefer Northeast.”