Keith Grypp

Chief Legal Officer

Keith Grypp, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, joined Emprise Group, Inc. in November 2017.  He manages all legal issues for the Group.  He has over 30 years of legal, business and financial experience in mergers and acquisitions, strategic transactions, public debt, credit facilities, regulatory (FDA, EPA, CPSC, SEC), licensing, intellectual property, product safety and labeling, compliance, contracts, risk management, litigation, governance and managing outside counsel. 

Prior to joining Emprise Group, Keith was employed over 25 years with Kellwood Company, a private label and branded apparel manufacturing company headquartered in St. Louis, MO with international operations.  He served as Kellwood’s Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary the last 10 years he was with Kellwood.  During his tenure at Kellwood he held various management positions in the audit, finance, information technology and legal departments.

Keith is also a licensed CPA and earlier in his career he was employed with PwC and as an attorney with a law firm in the St. Louis region.

Keith received his Juris Doctorate degree and an Executive Masters in International Business from St. Louis University.  He earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Illinois, Champaign Urbana.