David N. Keys
Independent Financial and Operations Consultant
Mr. Keys serves as an independent financial and operations consultant. His current engagements include financial and operational oversight of a substantial real estate holdings and development company, commercial ranch and farming operations, and a large investment portfolio consisting of a number of startup and early stage companies.
David began his career with Deloitte serving in the audit group in the Las Vegas and New York City executive offices. David was the Executive Vice President, CFO and Corporate Secretary of American Pacific Corporation, a publicly traded chemical company for a number of years. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board and Audit Committee Member of RSI International Inc., a public company traded under the symbol RSY on the TSX Venture Exchange. Mr. Keys previously served on the boards of directors of two other publicly traded companies, AmFed Financial Inc. and American Pacific Corporation. He was a member of the Executive Committee of the American Pacific Board of Directors. David was a member of the Boards of Directors of Norwest Bank of Nevada and Wells Fargo Bank of Nevada. Mr. Keys also previously served on the Advisory Board of Directors of FM Global, a leading provider of property and casualty insurance. David currently serves on the Boards of Directors of several privately held companies including Skywire Media, Inc. (Chairman of the Board and Interim CEO), Prosetta Biosciences Inc. (Audit Committee Chair), Akonni Biosystems Inc. (Audit Committee Chair), Hauls Inc. (Chairman of the Board), and Coast Flight Training and Management Inc.
Mr. Keys is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) and Certified in Financial Management (CFM). Mr. Keyes is a member of the National Roster of Neutrals (sometimes referred to as the Commercial Panel) of the American Arbitration Association and has served as the sole arbitrator and as a member of a panel of three arbitrators on several cases in the western United States for contract and valuation disputes. Mr. Keyes received a Bachelor of Accounting Degree from Oklahoma State University.