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Troy Keach

Vice President, Executive Search Services

Troy Keach is an innovative healthcare executive with a 20+ year record of achievement and demonstrated success. He currently serves as Vice President, Executive Search Services at Kirby Bates Associates.

Troy’s healthcare career started at Mayo Clinic where he supported a for-profit division of Mayo Clinic with a focus on the East Coast. Since then, Troy’s diverse executive experience includes hospital and clinic operations, mergers & acquisitions, and academic healthcare systems.

A seasoned healthcare executive, with several years in the Private Equity industry, Troy has served as President of Minnesota Eye Consultants, Chief Executive Officer for Surgical Care Affiliates in Minnesota, Chief Operating Officer for FirstLight Health System and President & CEO of a medical supply and equipment company. Throughout his career, Troy is recognized for his integrity and interpersonal skills, while forging strong relationships with physicians, healthcare boards and the teams he serves.

He has been a guest lecturer at the Carlson School of Management and a past American Medical Group Association (AMGA) Acclaim Award recipient for leading change. In addition, Troy is Silver Certified from Mayo Clinic’s Quality Academy.

Troy holds an M.A. in Leadership Development and a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse. He is an active volunteer for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.