Keith Hill - President
Keith Hill founded
Accel in 2010 after finding his passion for assisting organizations of all sizes
to accelerate their results. As a strategic architect of consumer package goods,
he brings 20 years of brand building experience from a cross section of
organizations. Keith has served as a Senior Brand Manager in
billion-dollar-plus companies such as Keebler and Kellogg’s as well as Director
of Marketing in smaller privately held companies with limited resources.
During his experience at Pabst Brewing Company, Keith reinvented the $100 million Regional Brands Portfolio, returning these brands to the market with a new and vibrant consumer relevance. He has lead numerous cross functional teams to create and deliver award winning advertising, optimal packaging and promotional platforms to best leverage his brands’ equities.
Keith’s other experiences include nine years of new product development, 10 years as a valuable sales partner at retailer presentations and nine years in various financial positions where he finely honed his business acumen.
Keith received an MBA from DePaul University - Charles H. Kellstadt Graduate School of Business in Marketing and a BS from Northern Illinois University - College of Business in Accounting.
Keith's complete background can be found here. Use this link to better understand his experience in food marketing.