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2019 Rising Star
Tim Keeley graduated from Benedictine University with a B.B.A. in Marketing in 1999. He also earned his M.S.Ed. from Northern Illinois University in 2014. While at Benedictine, he was a member of the swim team and achieved All-American status. Keeley represented the Eagles in three NCAA Division III national competitions. He is also a proud member of the Benedictine Athletics Hall of Fame and holds several school records that will likely never be broken.
Keeley is currently the chief school business official at Addison School District 4 in Addison, Ill. In this capacity, he is responsible for all financial and operational aspects of a 4,000 student, Pre-K to eighth grade school district. Being able to utilize the business and leadership skills learned at Benedictine to provide support to teachers and students makes his profession especially rewarding.
He has been in school business for over a decade, working with several area school districts. He has also served in various roles within the Illinois Association of School Business Officials during this time. Prior to discovering this unique profession, Keeley’s post-graduate employment included a wide variety of positions, including head coach of the Benedictine University Swim Team and industrial sales representative.