Keith Styles | Embark 2015

Keith Styles

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Keith Styles

Executive Vice President, COO & General Counsel

Keith Styles is CCUSA’s Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel. In his role, he is responsible for all of the operations of the national office of one of the nation’s largest networks of faith-based social service providers, overseeing CCUSA’s efforts in a wide range of programs and services, as well as being responsible for all of the organization’s legal matters and oversight of all outside legal counsel.

Prior to joining CCUSA full-time, Styles led the team that served as outside general counsel for CCUSA for eight years. He helped develop the underlying principles and draft the National Opportunity and Community Renewal Act, legislation introduced during CCUSA’s centennial celebration.

Styles is a proven leader in both for-profit and nonprofit organizations with demonstrated ability to build and lead an effective senior management team, set and achieve a vision for an organization, and transform corporate culture. Before joining CCUSA, Styles had a distinguished career in private law firms. He was a partner at Arent Fox LLP and was the practice group leader of the firm’s national real estate group. Keith’s diverse practice focused on complex debt and equity financings, joint ventures, regulatory issues, and general business counseling to senior management and boards of a wide range of for-profit and nonprofit clients. Prior to Arent Fox, Styles served as the managing partner of the Washington, D.C. office of Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi, as well as co-chair of the firm’s Business Department.

Styles received his juris doctor from Georgetown University and graduated cum laude from Yale University, receiving his bachelor’s degree in political science with distinction in the major. He is an avid cyclist and an ardent fan of the Washington Capitals.

Sessions

October 27, 2015
Succession Planning Demystified

16:00  -  17:30