Roy Keely is the VP of Market Strategy at Xcentric and is charged with articulating Xcentric’s value proposition to the accounting community through industry partnerships, content development, and other strategic initiatives. Roy offers a broad range of experience in sales, marketing, and consulting and was recognized in The CPA Practice Advisor’s “40 Under 40″ for 2012-2016. He enjoys writing and speaking to professional service firms looking to bring practical insight and action to their firms through the use of technology tools. Roy is a native Texan and graduated from the University of Houston with a degree in marketing. Outside of work, Roy enjoys a good coffee shop or pub and doing Crossfit with his wife Andrea.
With Xcentric since
What I love about Xcentric
Xcentric values people. Both employees and clients are valued as people, where there is no presupposition that the corporate agenda/machine trumps the value inherent in all people. This allows me to work with a clear conscious that knows I, at the end of the day, through the lens of technology, help people.
If you could have any super power, what would it be?
Super Smarts – The ability to outthink, outwit, and outperform all the evil villains. Somewhat like Ironman, where there is no inherent capability outside that he can create capabilities.
What would be your dream job (assuming you have the necessary skills)?
A NBA player who doubles as a rock-star philanthropist
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live?
The east-bay, Berkeley area or Houston, TX if the weather was better – not joking.
If a genie granted you three wishes, what would they be (excluding a wish for more wishes)?
Wish #1: for a different genie who didn’t have the rule about ‘excluding a wish for more wishes’
No way to say a single book; it changes daily, however CS Lewis’s books are always at the top of the list.
Wife, Andrea and daughters, Millie and Hattie
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