Generational Leadership with Passion & Purpose
J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. is a family-owned, privately-held company, founded in 1953 by John J. Keller, as a one man consulting firm. Today, the company, in its third generation of Keller leadership, has expanded to more than 1,400 associates and more than 15,500 products, services and solutions. We serve multiple markets with the driving purpose of protecting people and workplaces.
Robert L. (Bob) Keller - Chairman
Bob began working for the company at the age of twelve, cleaning floors in the downtown Neenah, Wisconsin, offices. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. Bob presides over the Board of Directors and is also the President of the J. J. Keller Foundation, Inc. Bob and his wife, Lynne, have four children: Marne and Rustin (both J. J. Keller associates), Rachael and Adam. Bob and Lynne are also proud grandparents of nine.
James J. (Jim) Keller - Vice Chairman & Treasurer
Jim began working for the company in high school, cleaning floors in the downtown Neenah, Wisconsin, offices. He has a Graphic Arts degree and is certified as a Wisconsin Master Printer. Jim is a member of the Board of Directors and also serves as the Corporate Treasurer. Jim and his wife, Rosanne, have two children (Brian and Angela) and five grandchildren, three grandsons and two granddaughters.
Marne L. Keller-Krikava - President & CEO
Marne worked summers for the company since the age of twelve, joining J. J. Keller full-time in 1990. She studied abroad in Denmark, has a master’s degree in Leadership and Quality, and a bachelor’s degree in International Relations/Business. She is also a board member of the J. J. Keller Foundation, and serves on several professional and community boards. Marne and her husband, Alec, have a daughter and a son.
Rustin R. Keller - EVP & Chief Operating Officer
Rustin worked summers for the company at the age of twelve, joining J. J. Keller full-time in 1999. He holds a degree in Engineering, and completed a two-year Leadership Development program at General Electric prior to joining J. J. Keller. Rustin and his wife, Christina, have three sons.
Dana S. Gilman - Chief Financial Officer
Dana joined J. J. Keller in 2014. She has a BBA in Finance, MBA, and Certified Managerial Accountant designation. In addition, Dana has over 17 years of progressive experience in finance with Kimberly-Clark, Jarden and Miles Kimball. She most recently served at the CFO level at Outlook Group Corporation. Dana and her husband, Trent, have a son and daughter.