Executive Diversity & Inclusion Thought Leader

KEITH WYCHE

Senior level Executive Leader with over 30 years of experience managing billion-dollar businesses. Change management leader with an exceptional record of restructuring under-performing operations and managing industries undergoing rapid technological or competitive change. Proficient across a broad range of industries, including technology, manufacturing, outsourced services, and multi-unit retail operations. Corporate wide diversity, equity, and inclusion thought leader providing vision, goals, and best practices.

Keith Wyche Executive Experience

  • VP Community Engagement & Support – Walmart
  • Regional Vice President/General Manager – Walmart
  • President – Supervalu / ACME Markets
  • President – Supervalu / Cub Foods
  • President U.S. Operations – Pitney Bowes
  • Board Member – WMS Industries

Diverse Organizations Experience

  • Board Member – National Black MBA Association
  • Board Member – Executive Leadership Counsel
  • Board Member – National Sales Network
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FULL BIOGRAPHY

Keith Wyche

With more than 30 years of experience, earning bottom-line results for some of America’s best  known corporations including Walmart, Ameritech, Convergys, AT&T, IBM, Pitney Bowes and SuperValu. Keith Wyche has risen to become a successful corporate president and one of the  highest-ranking African-American executives in the U.S. Keith understands the rules for  success, rules he now shares as an author, speaker, and thought leader.

Corporate Transformation Leader 

Keith Wyche knows first-hand how to lead an organization through change and with intentional DEI development. As President of Cub Foods (a division of SuperValu), a $3 billion grocery chain with more than 8,000 employees, Keith led the division to double-digit sales growth in his first year. After successfully turning  around Cub Foods, SuperValu needed Keith to turn around Acme Markets (a larger division of  SuperValu with 113 grocery and pharmacy stores and 11,000 associates) that had been on a  downward spiral as sales and profits had declined for the prior five years. Within a year as President, Keith had reversed that trend and led the chain to growth for the first time in a half a decade. Before joining Supervalu, Keith was President of U.S. Operations for Pitney Bowes. There he turned around an organization that was losing clients, seeing its competition eat its  market share, and suffering from a demoralized workforce.

Keith began his career in sales, marketing and management with AT&T and IBM. Currently, he is Vice President of Community Engagement and Support at Walmart, responsible for developing the operational strategy to support the overall plans to leverage business, government and community organizations in major metropolitan areas in which the company serves. Previously, he served on the Corporate Board of Directors of WMS Industries (a gaming company) and the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA).

Nationally Recognized Leader 

Keith has been recognized for his achievements, both in the corner office and outside. His awards and honors include:

  • Named one of the top 100 African American executives by both Black Enterprise and  Savoy Magazine.

  • Honored as a Man of Distinction by the National Urban League.

  • 2010 Executive of the Year by the Executive 50 Organization.

  • 2008 Inductee into the Martin Luther King Jr. International Board of Renaissance  Leaders at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • 2007 Diversity MBA Magazine Top 50 Under 50 African-American MBAs.

Bestselling Author 

Keith is the bestselling author of four books on how to supercharge your performance and reach the top of the corporate world. Corner Office Rules: The 10 Realities of Executive Life,  (Kandelle Enterprises) opens the door to the often hidden world of the C-suite. Keith’s first  book, Good Is Not Enough: And Other Unwritten Rules for Minority Professionals (Portfolio, a division of Penguin Random House), was an Amazon bestseller and was nominated for the 2009  NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work. His book, Swag Is Not Enough:  Career Advice for the Serious Millennial was co-authored with his daughter Alana. Keith’s newest book, Diversity is Not Enough, is a 2022 NAACP Image Award nominated book.

Personal Life 

Keith was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He received his BBA from Cleveland State University and his MBA from Baldwin-Wallace College.

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