Keiko is a proven leader with a long and deep history in the public and non-profit sector. She brings her experiences in strategic engagement, process development, and collaboration, as well as facilitation, content development, and project management skills honed across sectors and in varied communities. Always interested in developing relationships to better understand underlying perspectives, values, and goals, she holds a deep respect and abiding commitment to authentic engagement to move organizations forward.
Keiko has always been a do-er – whether in a professional capacity or in service to her community through various non-profit boards and projects. With a career that has included community engagement, public policy, non-profit organizations, higher education, strategic planning, organizational development, and more, she is energized by creative problem-solving to help organizations and individuals achieve their goals in an efficient and collaborative manner.
Keiko holds a Masters of Public Policy from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs (Univ of Minnesota), and a B.S. from Trinity College (CT). She lives in Minneapolis with her husband, daughter & son. She enjoys traveling, hiking, camping, and is an avid sports fan.