Girouard has been a senior business advisor with the Massachusetts
Small Business Development Center Network since December 2007. He
is also the regional director for the office.
Prior to joining the MSBDC, Keith operated his own
business consulting firm, and served as an adjunct faculty instructor in
Business Management at Berkshire Community College.
He also held the position of executive director for the Community
Development Corporation of South Berkshire, Inc.
Keith received his Bachelors degree
in English at the University of Connecticut and a Master of Science in Industrial and
Organizational Psychology from Springfield College with a specialty in Strategic and
Organizational Change and Development.
In addition to his many published articles and business training
initiatives, Keith has been actively involved in various community
organizations including Business Network International, the Berkshire
Film and Media Arts Commission, Berkshire Connect, Toastmasters
International and the Southern Berkshire Chamber of Commerce.
In 1977, Keith hiked the 2,100 mile Appalachian Trail at a rate of 20 miles per day.
Keith lives in Housatonic
with his wife, Aldonna, his son, Ian, and his daughter, Mariah. When
pressed for an honest answer, he’ll admit he has a hot-and-cold
relationship with the two feral cats and one skunk that live under the