By Tyler Ferguson, Owner, The Farm Network
“We Connect. We Add Value.” These concise statements embody Keanin’s leadership at the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce. Over the last two years, this lawyer turned business leader has increased the organization’s key offerings, as well as the scope and scale of projects it undertakes on behalf of all levels of commercial activity within the greater Hamilton area.
Highlights of Keanin’s thought-leadership include groundbreaking work with task forces concerning key Hamilton industries, advocating provincial policy and facilitating Complete Streets planning and implementation. In addition, Keanin is the driving force behind some of Hamilton’s most notable events, including the Bay Area Economic Summit, Hamilton Economic Summit, Mayor’s State of the City, City Manager’s Breakfast, Ambitious City, Outstanding Business Achievement Awards and Lion’s Lair.
Prior to his role with the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce, Keanin was instrumental to the development of a few of Hamilton’s cornerstone institutions like the Innovation Factory. His ability to build high-level, mutually beneficial partnerships is first rate, making him a core player in the city’s ongoing success.