President & CEO
Keith Schuler joined InterWest’s predecessor organization, Lindo Hanna & Abbott, in 1987 where he developed an expertise in self-insurance and risk transfer programs for medium to large risks. He also focused his sales strategy around providing risk management solutions for contractors, manufacturers and country clubs.
Keith became a partner in 1991 and accepted the role of Northern Division President in 1995. He became Executive Vice President in 2001 and having demonstrated strong management & leadership skills, he was asked by the InterWest Board of Directors to accept the position of President/Chief Executive Officer in 2008.
Keith is a graduate of California State University, Sacramento with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management/Finance and a minor in Biology. He played intercollegiate football at the University of California, Davis as well as California State University, Sacramento.
Keith currently sits on the CIAB Board of Directors and Future Leadership Council, Hanover National Agency Council, IIBCal long range planning committee, is a Director on the board of Innovate North State and is a Risk Pro Net International member. Keith has served on the National Advisory Board of the PGA Tour (1995-1999) and as a board member for De La Salle High School in Concord, CA.
Keith is a native of Walnut Creek, but resides in Chico with his wife Chelle. They are actively involved in the community and in the activities of their three children.