Keith Cullinan

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Keith Cullinan


Keith brings more than 40 years of experience within the foodservice management industry to his role as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to his current role, Keith served as Contract Food Services President for Elior North America, leading strategy and operations for the company’s culinary management solutions for higher education, independent schools, healthcare, and senior living.

Before joining Elior North America, Keith was Senior Vice President, Strategic Relations for Chartwells Schools where he launched an extensive training and accountability system to establish a retention culture focused on cultivating, enhancing and promoting client relationships. From 1997 to 2013, he was the President of Chartwells, where he expanded the business from $65M to $900M in managed volume through acquisitions and organic growth to become the market leader.

Keith holds a certificate of advanced graduate study from Babson College, an MBA from Anna Maria College and a bachelor’s degree in management from Boston College.