Pat O'Keefe

Pat  O'Keefe
  • Trustee
  • Term ends Jan. 1, 2029
  • 426 Auditorium Rd., Room 450
  • East Lansing, MI 48824
  • (517) 353-4647 - Office

Pat O’Keefe was elected to the Board of Trustees for an eight-year term that began Jan. 1, 2021. O’Keefe is the founding partner of the strategic and financial advisory firm O’Keefe & Associates Consulting, now known as O’Keefe, with offices in Bloomfield Hills, Grand Rapids and Phoenix. He served as the 100th president of the Detroit Athletic Club and was recognized as the Detroit Executive of the Year in 2018. O’Keefe was inducted into the M&A Advisor Hall of Fame and was recognized by Irish America as a top 100 Irish businessmen for four years. He serves on the DAC Foundation; is the CEO of Glycadia, a diabetes research firm in Philadelphia; and is CEO of Grow Michigan, a mezzanine fund that is backed by the Michigan Strategic Fund and 16 banks to provide financing to middle market and minority-owned businesses in Michigan. Since inception, he has been recognized as one of the top 500 Detroit business leaders by Dbusiness. He resides in Troy with his wife, Carol, and has three adult children and nine grandchildren. O’Keefe graduated cum laude from MSU with a degree in accounting and has an MBA from Wayne State University with a concentration in finance.