President of Sales Concepts, Inc.
After graduating from Quincy University following a Division I soccer career Keith spent time in both the hospitality industry and software sales. These two industries taught valuable lessons in: customer service, how to handle people effectively, comparison shoppers and the importance of a systematized structured approach in selling to and maintaining customers.
In 24 years with Sales Concepts Keith has worked with thousands of clients in over 400 industries, facilitating classes, working one on one with clients and delivering coaching over the phone. Additionally, Keith works to broaden the customer base and add long term planning and structure for the future of Sales Concepts.
Keith is President of the Board of Trustees for the Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland. He is also the President of the Board of EO Cleveland (Cleveland’s chapter of the international group, the Entrepreneur’s Organization) and historically served as the EO Global Sub-Committee Chair for both EO Accelerator and Mentorship.
Quincy University, B.S. - Political Science, with a minor in Philosophy
Keith traveled extensively in his youth soccer career including trips to Europe, Mexico and Cuba. He then followed with a Division I scholarship career at Quincy highlighted with Rookie of the Year honors as a Freshman starter.
Keith and his wife Jeanette live in Avon Lake with their three boys, Morgan (18) and Parker (16) and Xavier (11).
Now we're the ones with the ball, we're the ones who carry it over the line, and it's the other guys who are looking confused about why they didn't win the game.
Keith Strauss is a frequent guest expert contributor for the Sandler national business solutions Blog, as well as a recognized expert in the Northeast Ohio area.
He welcomes you to connect via LinkedIn.