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Keating Network

The Keating Network brings power to a new level with its Social Business Network.

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Software
  • Location Farmington Hills, MI, USA
  • Currency USD

Company Summary

In 2012, KN plans to launch its Social Business Framework which will encourage the world’s 600 million Small-Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to join KN as members. This web-based portal will allow the members to communicate on the website, source contracts and financing, participate in a crowd-funding, be kept up to date via video streaming segments, match resources with other members and engage with sponsoring businesses, among other activities.


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    Susan D Wellman
    SVP, Strategic Relations

    Wellman helped create the largest contractual portal for small businesses in the world. As co-founder of Keating Network, Wellman helped develop the strategy and vision of creating the first of its kind global business framework for the estimated 600 million small medium enterprises, globally. Wellman possesses extensive experience in strategic relations, sales management and consulting.

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    Howard Thomas Keating III

    Keating was the founder and CEO of the largest Small and Medium business contractual portal providing businesses access $350 billion in global contracts. He has been involved with over 25 start-up companies and 16 turnarounds within the national and international business communities.

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    Richard Schroeter
    EVP & COO

    Financial executive with over 30 years of experience. Developed expertise includes in part: negotiation, public and private debt, leasing, institutional investing, investor relations, cash management, budgeting, financial planning, insurance, taxes, mergers and acquisitions and accounting.

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    Manuel Rosales
    SVP & Director of International Government Affairs

    Manuel “Manny “A Rosales currently serves as the Deputy Director in the Coalitions Division of the Republican National Committee. Before joining the RNC he was elected to the Board of the Directors of The Latino Coalition (TLC) and also served as the Director of the Washington, DC office where he was the Chair of the TLC’s Policy, Government and International Relations Committee.

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    Randy Nash
    SVP & CFO

    Nash launched his career with international CPA firms, Deloitte & Touche and Price Waterhouse Coopers, he transitioned to the entrepreneurial world from public accounting in 1984 where he joined a startup software company that was ultimately acquired by Fortune 100 Company, Simon & Schuster.

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    William Abele
    SVP & Director of Sales and Marketing

    William Abele has been working in the automotive marketing arena for 34 years. He began with the Sandy Corporation in 1976 working exclusively on Chevrolet business. He went on his own in 1982 and promptly was contracted to help produce the Ford Dealer New Product Announcement Show.