Keeley Companies Announces Stacey Kamps as CFO of Keeley Capital
Rusty Keeley, CEO of Keeley Companies, is passionate about growing people and businesses by strategically investing in trailblazers in our communities. The Keeley Family invests in both the Keeley operating companies and a diverse portfolio of companies focused on strategic growth. Rusty Keeley is proud to name Stacey Kamps as Keeley Capital’s first-ever CFO, leading the Keeley Family’s full portfolio of active and passive investments in privately held and publicly traded companies.
In her leadership role, Stacey will manage a suite of family office services for several generations of the Keeley Family while also serving as the Family’s financial quarterback. Stacey will also work very closely with the Presidents and CFOs of all Keeley operating companies on financial strategy and execution, be a key member of the company’s M&A platform, and provide additional leadership to the entire Keeley investment portfolio.
“I could not be more excited to be a Keeley’n. I am passionate about helping businesses thrive and I can’t think of a better place to do that than Keeley. Their robust portfolio of investments coupled with their vision for growth is exciting and I can’t wait to be part of this journey.”
Throughout her career, Stacey has been a valued resource for solid and creative strategic counsel rooted in financial expertise. Her value of expertise is concentrated in four key areas: Finance/Accounting Strategies to Facilitate Growth; M&A and Team Integration; Family Business Leadership; and Operations. Prior to joining the Keeley Family, Stacey worked at Koch Development, beginning as the company’s CFO before becoming their CEO. While at Koch Development, Stacey spearheaded accounting, finance, portfolio strategic planning, sales, acquisitions, asset management, family office services, organizational leadership, and professional services.
Stacey has been recognized by many esteemed organizations for her contributions to the industry. She is the proud recipient of the 2022 St. Louis Titan 100 award and the Real Estate Forum’s 2021 Woman of Influence. She also sits on numerous boards providing her expertise including Children’s Hospital Development Board, Commercial Real Estate for Women St. Louis Board, Community School Board of Trustees, Hoffmann Brothers Advisory Board, St. Louis Forum Board, and The Bank of Missouri Board. Stacey currently resides in St. Louis with her two wonderful children, Vivien (13) and Bennett (9).
“We are so grateful to have Stacey join our team. Her incredible wealth of experience in the M&A, Real Estate, and Family Office Investment spaces is exactly what we were looking for to build the Keeley Capital team. Her values and vision align perfectly with ours and I can’t wait to see where she takes us, our partners, and our investments.”