Matt Keene Elected to Serve on NCEO Board of Directors

RALEIGH, North Carolina – Chartwell is proud to announce that Managing Director Matt Keene has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO).  As an NCEO board member, Matt will work to promote employee ownership across the United States through advocacy and education.  Already an active member of the employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) and equity compensation communities, Matt will continue his commitment to education and best practices in this new role. He will begin his term on April 1.

Matt leads Chartwell’s Executive Compensation Consulting practice.  His passion is helping privately held companies align the interests of shareholders, executives and employees in the achievement of mutually beneficial outcomes through the design of compensation systems and shareholder succession plans.  Over the past 24 years, he has worked with companies on all aspects of qualified and nonqualified plan origination, operation, and termination.  Matt is a frequent national speaker and writer on topics relating to executive compensation, ESOPs, ownership transition alternatives, and qualified and nonqualified plan operational issues.

“I have always admired the NCEO’s work," Matt said about his new appointment. "I’m honored and excited by my election to the Board as it provides an opportunity to further serve the NCEO and the employee ownership community.”

NCEO is a private, nonprofit membership and research organization that serves as the leading source of accurate, unbiased information on ESOPs, equity compensation plans, and ownership culture.  They are the main publisher and research source in the field, hold dozens of webinars and in-person meetings annually, and provide research and educational services to thousands of members.  Members include companies, professional service providers, government officials, academics, nonprofit organizations, and many others.  To learn more about the NCEO, please visit

Matt's Contact Information:
(919) 615-0402
13200 Strickland Road
Suite 114334
Raleigh, NC 27613