Keith Swayne is the retired CEO of Case Swayne Co. a major developer and processor of specialty sauces and seasonings for the food service and industrial markets. Case Swayne was sold to Bestfoods in 1999. Keith led the transition and then retired from management in 2000. He is active in the community, the food industry and business in general serving on a number of private company boards and numerous non-profit boards.

He was named a regional winner of the Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 1997 and was recognized by the California Association of Human Rights Organizations for his work in the Human Rights field.

He has a Bachelors degree in Economics from the University of Oregon and an MBA from UC Berkeley.

He served as an officer in the Navy with duty in Vietnam. He is married to Judith and they have two grown children. When not engaged in advisory and board work, or travel with Judy, Keith most likely will be off hiking in the Sierras or elsewhere in the world.