J.J. Keller founder dies

June 27, 2007
J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc. has announced the death earlier this month of its founder and chairman emeritus, J.J. “Jack” Keller, at age 88.

J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc. has announced the death earlier this month of its founder and chairman emeritus, J.J. “Jack” Keller, at age 88.

Jack and his wife, Ethel, founded the company in 1953. Headquartered in Vinland, WI, J.J. Keller & Associates now employs a staff of nearly 1,200 and offers more than 6,000 products, including service solutions that simplify compliance, enhance safety and streamline best-practices for customers.

In addition to his leadership of the company, Jack Keller was well known for his charitable efforts, especially the John J. & Ethel D. Keller Donor Advised Fund through the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, which supports over 300 non-profit organizations in the area.

J.J. Keller & Associates is currently headed by two of the couple’s sons, Robert, chairman & CEO, and James, president & COO.

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