West Region Distribution Group
Keith entered the electric motor industry with H.A. Holden in 1980. He also worked with Brownell Electro, before and after its acquisition by Essex.
In 2007, Keith left Essex to move closer to home, joining TRICO TCWIND as Sales Manager. In 2008, IPS acquired TRICO TCWIND, making Keith responsible for launching a distribution sales division for the IPS Litchfield facility.
Today, IPS Litchfield manages industrial business in the upper Midwest and the wind business across North America.
In 2015, Keith’s team started supporting the IPS Denver and Portland locations’ electric motor and distribution product business lines.
KNOWLEDGE & EXPERTISE
Keith knows all wind generator and wind turbine component brands. He learned electric motor repair from August Hand, co-author of the Electric Motor Repair Handbook.
He’s also familiar with insulating materials and supplies for electric motors and knowledgeable about most electric motor specifications (IEEE841, API541/547, etc.).
CURRENT WORK PROJECTS & ACTIVITY STREAMS
Keith manages the Dassel Distribution Products Group, working to ensure the Unmatched Customer Experience (UCE). He also looks for new products and product lines for our wind customers.
Keith’s hobbies include remodeling the houses he’s lived in over the years and woodworking in his shop. With his kids out of the house, Keith and his wife enjoy spending time together.