Rich Keil

President, Industrial


Alumnus of Syracuse University and Vermont Technical College


Industry Entry: 1990


Rich has a background of over 30 years in the heavy industrial sector and currently holds the title of President of Sundt’s Industrial Group. He joined Sundt in 2014, and under his management the group has seen tremendous growth, with increased revenue, improved safety performance, added market penetration and expanded service geography. Throughout this growth cycle, the group has maintained high scores for customer satisfaction.

Rich has deep experience in multiple industrial markets including power, renewables, forest industries, water, mining, technology, and other process areas such as gasification, gas-to-liquids and algae fuels. Throughout his professional tenure, he has worked extensively with all project delivery models including EPC, CMAR, and Design-Build. Originally from the Northeast, Rich has worked in various capacities for one of the largest industry providers prior to joining Sundt and has delivered projects throughout North America and other select international locations.


Licensed Professional Contractor in Multiple states including:

  • New Mexico (GF08, GF Core, Business and Law)
  • Georgia (General Contractor, Business Law)
  • Tennessee (Full Mechanical Contractor),
  • Mississippi( Mechanical)
  • West Virginia (General Engineering Contractor, Business Law – Expired)

Clemson University, NCCER project management program graduate
Georgia Tech University, construction Management program graduate
ABB Interactive project management program
Who’s Who in American Jr. Colleges
David Crosby TQM training

Current Boards & Associations

Construction Users Roundtable


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