Corporate Governance - Biography
|Melvin L. Keating |
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Keating is President and Chief Executive Officer of Alliance. From October to December, 2005, he served as a special consultant to the Company reporting directly to the Board of Directors. Immediately prior to joining the Company, Mr. Keating served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Quovadx, Inc. (QVDX - Nasdaq) from April 2004 to September 2005. Prior to Quovadx from 1997 to 2004, Keating served as a strategy consultant to Warburg Pincus Equity Partners, a private equity and venture capital firm, where he sourced deals and performed due diligence. From 1995 to 1997, Keating served as President and CEO of Sunbelt Management, a $1 billion net worth private company that owns and manages commercial and retail properties and is the largest landlord of Target Stores. From 1986 to 1995, Keating served as Senior Vice President - Finance and Administration of Olympia & York Companies (and its successors), a $20 billion private company that developed NYC's World Financial Center and London's Canary Wharf.
In addition he currently serves on the boards of Kitty Hawk Inc (KHK – AMEX) and Integrated Silicon Solutions (ISSI - Nasdaq).
For over 15 years, Mr. Keating served on the Board of Plymouth Rubber Company (PLRB - AMEX). From 2006 until July 2007, he served on the Board of Tower Semiconductor (TSEM - Nasdaq). From 2001 to 2004, he served on the Board of Price Legacy Corporation, a REIT he helped create while at Warburg Pincus.
Mr. Keating holds two Masters degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School (M.S. and M.B.A.). He holds a B.A. in History of Art, from Rutgers University.