Keith Belair: Chief Operating Officer
Keith Belair was promoted to the position of Chief Operating Officer in October 2014. As Chief Operating Officer for Shelby American, Keith oversees all aspects of the business from sales to manufacturing, strategic relationships distribution and operations. In addition, Keith continues to serve as CFO, which he has performed for the past six years.
Keith is experienced in all aspects of business leadership and management. He joined Shelby after serving as CFO at OpX Capital Partners. Prior to his work there, Keith was CFO for XC Networks, the largest private cross border telecommunications company between the U.S. and Mexico. During his time with XC, Keith supported the company’s international operations. Previously, he spent more than a decade in venture capital and mergers and acquisitions, in addition to a 4 year stint in Tokyo with a subsidiary of the Toyota family of companies.
Keith has been a long-time muscle car and Shelby enthusiast. His passion for cars began as a 12-years-old when he fully re-built a Jeep CJ5 with his brother. Today, however, Keith can be found behind the wheel of the latest Shelby Mustangs racing his way around the Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch. He also dabbles in high performance motorcycles.
Keith earned his Bachelor of Science-Finance from the University of Colorado at Boulder and his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston.