Founder and CEO
Brian founded Keel & Company on the simple principle that truly understanding and serving each client’s unique business needs is the best way to differentiate from many sell-and-run competitors in the world of ERP vendors. As a Microsoft Certified Professional, Brian has extensive training in automated accounting and CRM solutions. He is also a CPA with more than 20 years of public and industry experience.
Prior to joining the Microsoft channel in 2000, Brian worked with a Big 4 accounting firm and was CFO for a large commercial and governmental contractor. His financial and accounting background, product knowledge, and client experiences enable him to define practical and cost-effective solutions for clients. Brian is also associated with the most experienced leaders in the global Microsoft partner community, participating in many advisory councils and software steering committees. By championing development efforts on behalf of clients, he has helped shape Microsoft’s future strategies for the Dynamics group of products.
Brian holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Virginia Tech and enjoys traveling, as well as spending time with his family. He is an avid sports fan and lives in Virginia Beach with his wife Debbie and their two children.
Vice President, Consulting
Larry joined Keel & Company in 2014 – providing leadership and technical guidance to the consulting team and manages many of our current implementation and upgrade projects. Throughout his career, Larry has collaborated with some of the largest and most complex Microsoft Dynamics GP customers – making him one of the best Microsoft Dynamics GP solution experts in the industry.
Prior to joining Keel & Company, Larry flourished in a 22-year career spanning Great Plains Software and Microsoft. During this time, he developed extensive programming and end-user support expertise in Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, and Microsoft SQL Server. As a financial implementation specialist, Larry is master certified in Dynamics GP System & Installation and Dynamics GP Financials, along with his SQL Server certifications. Larry has assisted thousands of customers over the years, ranging from small businesses to large enterprises – establishing a reputation of outstanding support and client care that is unmatched in our business.
Larry holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with a focus in Computer Science from North Dakota State University. He and his wife have three children and live in Fargo, ND. He enjoys snowmobiling in the winter and spending summers at his lakeside home in Minnesota.