Jeffrey Keenan

Jeffrey Keenan, Director & Chair, Nominating & Governance Committee - Former President, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Compliance Officer, Roark Capital Group

Jeffrey J. Keenan currently serves as a Mativ Director and a member of its Audit Committee and Nominating & Governance Committee. He formerly served as SWM International’s Director, beginning in 2016, where he was a member of the Audit Committee and Chair of the Nominating & Governance Committee. He is the former President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer at Roark Capital Group. Jeffrey also led the firm’s investments in environmental services, including Waste Pro, GFL Environmental, Solterra and Qualawash. 

His prior experience includes senior leadership and board roles in over 20 companies and senior leadership roles at AEA Investors and Oak Hill Capital. Jeffrey was also a founder and Executive Chair of IESI Corporation (1996 to 2005). He currently serves as a Director and investor in Capital Waste Services, Live Oak Environmental and EcoSouth Services. He also serves as a Board Member of the Game Conservancy USA Inc., and the Pine Creek Sporting Club.

Jeffrey earned his MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and Juris Doctorate from the University of Chicago Law School. He also holds a BA degree in Economics from the University of Chicago.