Tom Keefe Bio

Tom Keefe

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Guidelines Committee, PQMD

Founder and CEO

Tom Keefe is Founder and CEO of IMEC, an international nonprofit organization devoted to transforming impoverished communities in developing countries.  Prior to establishing IMEC, Mr. Keefe spent more than 20 years in senior management positions in New England hospitals, including operational responsibility for a 14-hospital system. He has successfully started three healthcare companies and is accomplished in healthcare planning, re-engineering, leadership training and building collaborative partnerships. Tom holds a Master’s Degree in Business and a Doctor of Humanities, honoris causa. Over the past 20 years the organization has grown from a simple idea backed by his strong passion to an internationally recognized humanitarian organization that has worked in more than 90 countries. Tom and his wife Maureen enjoy the beauty of the seacoast at their home in Plum Island, MA, where they look forward to visits from their five children and six grandchildren. IMEC’s founding principal remains unchanged. Respect and dignity in all we do for all those we serve.