Keith W. Renken is a former Managing Partner of Deloitte & Touche, LLP, Southwest Region, from which he retired in 1992 after 33 years with the firm. Prior to this, he was a professor in the University of Southern California Graduate Program (Executive in Residence) in the School of Accounting for 14 years, from 1992 to 2006. Mr. Renken’s current business commitments include board positions with publicly held companies East West Bank and Willdan Group, and several privately held companies including Western Oil Field Supply Company and Whittier Trust Company. He is also the Managing Partner of Renken Enterprises, a family business which provides management consulting to Real Estate operations and consulting to growth companies.
Mr. Renken also serves on the boards of several not-for-profit organizations including Unihealth Foundation, Regional Airport Improvement Corporation, and Forest Lawn Foundation, and several charitable organizations including the Autry National Center, the Children’s Bureau of Los Angeles, the California Science Center, Sheriff Youth Foundation, and USC’s Andrus School of Gerontology.
Over the years, Mr. Renken has received numerous awards and honors, including a Doctor of Philanthropy from Pepperdine University (1989), the Distinguished Business Leader Award from the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce in 1996, the Los Angeles Humanitarian Award in 1997, the Legacy Award from California Hospital Medical Center in 2002, and the Humanitarian Award from the Children’s Bureau of Southern California (2008).
Mr. Renken received his Bachelor of Science and Master’s of Science in Business Administration from the University of Arizona, which recognizes him as an outstanding alumnus.
Keith Renken is a father of five and grandfather of sixteen. Keith and his wife, Joan, reside in Arcadia.